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Childcare & Health & Social Care Combined Level 2

Programme Description


This qualification is for those seeking a pathway into Health and Social Care or Childcare. The course is delivered at the Graig and Ammanford Campus. Course delivery at the Graig Campus is focused on Health and Social Care and the units being delivered  place more emphasis in this area, while Childcare is the focus of delivery at the Ammanford Campus.

At a Glance

  Full Time

  1 year

  Graig Campus

Programme Features


This is a full-time qualification which is mainly workshop based, with elements of Health and Social Care and Childcare and/or placement experience.

Programme Content


The qualification will cover a variety of Health and Social Care and Childcare based units, which include:

  • Health issues
  • Aspects of life influencing health
  • Counselling communication skills
  • Work experience
  • Planning for progression

The course will also include the following:

  • Tutorial Program
  • Progress Reviews
  • Literacy and Numeracy development through various pathways: GCSE resits, Agored Qualifications, Essential Skills Wales and WEST

Progression & Employment


Successful completion of this course could lead to progression onto the Level 2 Health and Social Care Core: Adults and Children and Young People course.


Method of Assessment

Observations in Placement 

Written assessments

Examples will include essays, posters, power points and other various forms.

Entry Requirements


All applicants will need a positive reference. Suitability for this course will be assessed at interview.

An applicant for the Level 2 will need to have:
A minimum of 4 GCSEs D – E, with English or Welsh 1st Language or Maths at a D grade. 

A clear enhanced DBS will also be required.

Additional Costs


All learners are required to pay an administration fee of £25 prior to enrolment.

Enhanced DBS - £44

Uniform – approximate cost Hoodie £20, Polo Shirt £12