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The college is delivering teaching & learning online. We are still accepting online applications and will be carrying out interviews over the phone.

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Summer Guidance Days
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Course Mode
Part-time
Level
2
Start Date
16/09/2020
Start / End Time
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Duration
35 Weeks
End Date
23/06/2021

Health & Social Care

It is clear that the UK’s health and social care system is lacking and with an increasingly ageing population, there is a significant demand for more people to enter the industry. In fact, around two million new workers will need to be trained and recruited by 2022.

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Course Overview

The Pearson Edexcel Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England is for learners who work in, or who want to work in, the Health and Social Care Sector. Adult Care Workers are the frontline staff who help adults with care and support needs to achieve their personal goals and live as independently and safely as possible, enabling them to have control and make choices in their lives.

It gives learners the opportunity to:

- Develop and demonstrate competence in areas of Health and Social Care
- Develop technical skills and knowledge and understanding related to the specified job roles in the Health and Social Care sector
- Have existing skills recognised
- Achieve a nationally-recognised Level 2 qualification
- Develop their own personal growth and engagement in learning.

Entry Requirements

No prior qualifications are necessary but the learners must be working in a care setting, and should have the support of their employer to achieve the required practice elements.

After Your Course

A job in health and social care, progression within your role, progression to level 3 and provides further opportunity for you to make a difference to a person's life through developing the skills, knowledge and professional behaviours as an Adult Care Worker.

Fees

£999.00

Course fees are per year. There may also be additional costs associated with the course (please see the course overview).

Student Finance
Whether you qualify for student finance depends on specific criteria. The main student finance package for full-time students includes a tuition fee loan and maintenance loan for living costs. Part-time students can access a tuition fee loan to pay for your course.

Generally, you will only get student finance if you’re doing your first degree-level qualification. This is true even if your previous course was self-funded.

For further information please see www.gov.uk/student-finance

Access to Learning Fund
The Access to Learning Fund is a non-repayable discretionary fund that gives students facing hardship extra financial support to access and remain in higher education. This can is accessed via the college. Contact Student Services for more information: hello@kendal.ac.uk / 01539 814700

Join us at our next

Summer Guidance Day

13 August 2020 12:00 - 18:00