The Level 2 Health and Social Care: Principles and Contexts qualification has been primarily designed for post-16 learners who are interested in learning more about the health and social care sectors.
It is suitable for learners who have achieved a Level 1 qualification or who have no previous knowledge of the children's care, play, learning and development sectors.
It is strongly recommended that a learner undertaking this qualification has completed or is currently undertaking the Health and Social Care: Core qualification.
The qualification enables learners to develop and demonstrate their knowledge, skills and understanding within the context of health and social care practice. It includes the following current issues in relation to Health and Social Care in Wales:
Learners are required to undertake a minimum of 60 hours of sector engagement, of which at least 30 hours must be spent undertaking a work placement. Other forms of sector engagement could include workplace visits, guest lecturers and attending external conferences and events.
The Level 2 Health and Social Care: Principles and Contexts qualification is a unitised qualification which allows for an element of staged assessment. It is made up of two mandatory units:
|1||Promoting health and well-being throughout the life stages||External|
|2||Health and social care to support outcome-focused provision for person-centred care||Internal|
The Level 2 Health and Social Care: Principles and Contexts qualification is assessed through 60% internal assessment and 40% external assessment. Candidates must successfully complete:
This qualification supports progression to further learning/ training and/or qualifications, including:
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Additional information and links to resources
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