Level 2 Health & Social Care Course in Longton | Nacro Education

Health and Social Care Level 2

Course code: C004591

Course overview

If you would like to care for people, then a job in health or social care can be very rewarding. At Nacro Education, the Level 2 Health & Social Care course will focus on working in adult social care.

What will I learn?

You will gain the knowledge, understanding and skills required for employment and career/ progression within the adult social care sector. This will include topics such as safeguarding, the role of a social worker and the duty of care in adult social care.


You will study some of the following modules:

• Principles of communication in adult social care settings
• Principles of personal development in adult social care settings
• Principles of equality, diversion and inclusion in adult social care settings
• Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care
• Introduction to duty of care in health, social care or children's and young people's settings
• Understand the role of the social care worker
• Understand person centred approaches in adult social care settings


You will be required to complete a range of written assignments. You will also be required to demonstrate some skills whilst being observed by your tutor.

Work experience

You will do at least two weeks of work experience to support your studies, gain experience and potentially develop contacts with future employers. Our team will help you secure a work placement and will provide you with everything required for you to attend your placement.

Enrichment opportunities

There are a variety of enrichment opportunities on offer throughout the year, including trips and external visits.

Career and progression

This course can lead onto further study at Level 3, an apprenticeship or employment in adult care.

What makes our Get Set! courses different?

Each Get Set! course at Nacro Longton Education Centre is designed to accelerate your learning and enable you to identify and make progress towards your aspirations. We combine vocational learning with essential English and mathematics qualifications, enriching experiences and workplace encounters to equip you for career success.

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Our Health and Social Care Level 2 course at Longton has been crafted to enable you to:

  • Develop industry-specific skills through hands on vocational training.
  • Improve your English, maths, and digital literacy to strengthen your foundations for work and life*.
  • Participate in a range of work experience and employment opportunities to gain insight and additional knowledge.
  • Gain vital skills for the workplace including communication, problem solving, teamworking, interview practice and CV writing.
  • Participate in a range of activities, opportunities, team collaboration challenges and educational site visits that enable personal development through real experiences.

*GCSE/Functional Skills English and maths are only required if you haven’t already gained a level 4 or above.

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