Topics on the 2 qualifications include the following current issues in relation to Health and Social Care in Wales:
• Principles of care and safe practice within outcome focused person-centred care
• Factors affecting individuals’ growth and development across the lifespan and how this impacts on outcomes, care and support needs
• Promoting the rights of individuals across the lifespan.
• Promoting health and well-being
• Supporting health, well-being and resilience in Wales
5 GCSEs at Grade C or above to include Maths/Numeracy and English Language/Welsh. Alternative equivalent qualifications can be discussed at interview.4 GCSEs at Grade C or above to include Maths and English and successful completion of the L2 Health and Social Care: Core (Adults, Children and Young People). GCSEs at Grade C or above to include Maths or English Language/Welsh. Alternative equivalent qualifications can be discussed at interview.
A successful DBS check and application for the update service on the DBS check.
All applicants will be provided with a “Suitability for Care pro-forma“ that must be completed.
To achieve this qualification, candidates must pass:
• Three externally-set non-examination assessments that are marked in the centre that will be taken throughout the qualification.
• Two externally-set, externally-marked exams
Successful completion of the qualification may enable learners to progress to:
• the second year L3 Health and Social Care qualification - Level 3 Health and Social Care: Principles and Contexts: Diploma and the Advanced GCE in Health and Social Care.
• Level 2 Health and Social Care: Core (Adults, Children and Young People), for those learners looking to enter employment.
Learners attending Care and Childcare courses need to purchase a £ 11.00 polo shirt to wear at placement and to pay for a DBS check.