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Health and Social Care BTEC First Level 2 Extended Certificate

Programme Type: Full-time Course
Availability: Isle of Wight only
Female Health & Social care Apprentice

Is it for me?

Do you like helping people and want to make a massive difference to someone's life? If so, a career in Health and Social Care could be for you and for school leavers this is a great place to start.

Essential Information

The course runs from our Riverbank Campus in Newport.
Start Date
Entry Requirements
No formal entry requirements
Course Length
September - July
Qualifications Achievable
  • BTEC Health and Social Care First Level 2 Extended Certificate
  • Maths – GCSE or Functional Skills
  • English – GCSE or Functional Skills
Awarding Body


This Full-time Course is for you if you want to start a career in the Health & Social Care sector. It will give you the opportunity to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life.
What would I do on this course?

Mandatory modules you will need to cover include:

  • Food safety in Health & Social Care
  • Health and social values
  • Healthy living
  • Human lifespan and development
  • Human body systems and care of disorders
  • Infection control
  • Equality and diversity in Health & Social Care
  • Promoting health and wellbeing
  • Vocational experience in Health & Social Care
  • Individual rights in Health & Social Care
  • Effective communication in Health & Social Care


Assessment methods for this qualification include:

  • Classroom activities
  • Reflection
  • Workplace observations
  • Portfolio activities
  • Discussion and witness statements
Would I always be in the classroom?

The course combines classroom based knowledge sessions with practical work experience with a local employer.

How do I get started?

Easy – just register your interest using our Contact Form, email us, or call our Riverbank Campus. This is a hugely popular course and places are limited, so don’t wait – contact us today!

What support will I get?

At HTP Apprenticeship College we will do everything we can to support you and to improve your life chances. In addition to providing support for your programme and qualifications, we want learners to feel that they are in a caring, positive, safe and stimulating environment that promotes social, physical and moral development.

What advice and guidance can I expect to receive?

From the time you contact us, during training, and after you complete your programme, our experienced staff are on hand to provide you with the help and advice you need to achieve your career aspirations. More information about the Careers Programme we offer can be found on our Support Page or contact one of our Recruitment and Careers Advisors using our Contact Form or by calling 01983 533926.

Have more questions about the course?

Please contact us and one of the tutors will be able to help you.

What can I do after this course?

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Contact us now and get onto your career-starting Full-time Course

Newport Riverbank Campus: 01983 824930