Health and Social Care CACHE Extended Diploma Level 2

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Become a champion of care with this programme. You will study mental health and human growth and development. You’ll acquire knowledge of safeguarding and how to keep your patients safe. You can also further your knowledge of health and wellbeing, creative activities, or infection prevention and control.


Who is this course for?

If you’re in year 11 or 12 and are looking to take the next steps towards your career these courses are for you. Our vast selection of vocational courses span a range of subjects and combine academic study with practical skills. Study in industry standard facilities and use our industry links to prepare for progression.

Benefits / Skills

  • Develop your understanding of mental health in a care context.
  • Follow safeguarding and protection procedures.
  • Implement equality and diversity into the workplace.
  • Gain an understanding of human growth and development.

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 3 including grade 3 English and maths.

Career Progression

Progression may include a level 3 qualification, an apprenticeship, or relevant employment.

Course Details


32 weeks

Study Type

Full time

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Course Fee (16-18)

No fee

Course Facts


Our courses range from residential care to palliative care and include work experience and placement opportunities including european residential trips.

Labour Market

In 2019 there were over 6,800 Health and Social care jobs in Leeds (Emsi).

Student Testimonial

I am now a qualified adult nurse and still in touch with some of my tutors. I also frequently visit college to speak to students about my experience and offer advice.” - Amanda Rodriguez | Health and Social Care
School of Social Science
Leeds City College
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