This qualification will be knowledge-based and will be designed for post-16 learners who are studying at further education colleges.
Learners are strongly recommended to complete the Level 2 Health and Social Care: Core qualification prior to, or alongside this qualification.
The qualification will include current issues in relation to Health and Social Care in Wales. Topics likely to be included:
This qualification will require an element of meaningful employer/sector engagement which could include a set work placement.
The qualification will be made up of mandatory units that all learners will study alongside a bank of optional units which will allow learners to specialise in a specific area. Assessment will be through an external examination and internal assignments.
Completion of the Level 2 Health and Social Care: Principles and Contexts qualification could lead to:
The most relevant pathway will depend upon the outcome achieved within this qualification and others taken alongside.
It will also allow progression routes into other Level 3 qualifications including psychology and sociology and/or access to higher education courses.
There are no documents available for this qualification at the moment.
Here you will find the latest information on Professional Development events and learning opportunities for this qualification:
This full day course is designed for teachers preparing to teach or interested to learn more about WJEC Level 2 Health and Social Care: Principles and Contexts for first teaching from 2019.
Each session will look in-depth at the new specification including its assessment objectives, examination structure and other key areas and review sample assessment materials.
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