Health & Social Care Diplomas Levels 2, 3 & 5

Health and Social Care qualifications are ideal for those in the care industry who interact with clients on a daily basis and are responsible for their welfare.

Course Content

Health and Social Care Level 2

  • Introduction to Duty of Care
  • The role of the health and social care worker
  • Principles of safeguarding and protection
  • Contribute to health and safety
  • Introduction to personal development
  • Handling information
  • Introduction to equality and inclusion
  • Introduction to communication

Health and Social Care Level 3

  • Promote communication
  • Engage in personal development
  • Promote equality and inclusion
  • Principles for implementing duty of care
  • Principles of safeguarding and protection
  • Promote and implement health and safety
  • Promote good practice in handling information
  • Promote person centred approach

Health and Social Care Level 5

  • Use and develop systems that promote communication
  • Promote professional development
  • Champion equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Develop health and safety and risk management
  • Work in partnership in health and social care
  • Lead and manage a team
  • Lead person centred practice

What level is right for me?

Level 2 is designed for those who deliver physical, emotional or enabling care to clients. It is applicable wherever care is delivered including hospitals, clients own homes, residential homes and day centres. It is particularly relevant to roles such as: care assistants, health care workers, home carers and nursing assistants. Level 3 is for those working in a senior role who allocate tasks and undertake supervision of staff. Level 5 is designed for Deputy Managers or Managers within a health and social care setting. This qualification serves as the regulatory requirement in the sector.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements. However you must be working with customers at the appropriate level, either full-time, part-time or on a voluntary basis in order to generate the necessary evidence to prove competence. CWT will guide you on this.

Duration & Format

Completion is anticipated within 10 months for a level 2 qualification, 12 months for a level 3 qualification and 18 months for level 5. You will be appointed a personal Training Advisor who will assess progress on portfolio development and conduct observation sessions.

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