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Health, Social Care and Early Years Transition Level 2

Course code: CFAT300P

Subject area: Health & Social Care

Study level: School Leaver

Course level: 2

Course details

Course time:

9:00am - 5:00pm

Days of week:

Monday to Friday

Course date:

11th Sep 2023 - 5th Jul 2024

Course location:

Abingdon Campus

Contact details


01235 555 585

This course provides the basics for working within a wide range of settings such as schools and care homes, with a variety of care users, from children to the elderly. Transition Programmes are a brand new type of qualification designed to prepare young people for the Health or Education and Early Years L3 T Levels or to progress to an Apprenticeship. The Extended Diploma includes 7 units and work experience is a compulsory part of the qualification. As part of your study programme you will be working towards improving your maths, English and science skills, attend work placements and take part in a variety of enrichment activities all of which will focus on your employability skills.

Do you enjoy helping others? Would you like to make a positive difference to the lives of service users? A career in health and social care or early years is both challenging and fulfilling.

Course units

- Equality, diversity and rights in health and social care

- Human growth and development

- Safeguarding and protection in health and social care

- Communication in health and social care

- Working in health and social care

- Creative activities in health and social care

- Mental health and well-being

What next?

You can progress to the Level 3 T Level In Health or T Level in Education and Childcare, continue onto an apprenticeship or enter employment.

Entry criteria

4 GCSE's at grade 3 - including English and Maths. If you choose to progress to a Health T Level, you will need a grade 4 in science. or a Level 1 pass in a related subject and a Level 1 or higher in Functional Skills English and Maths.

Fee information

Additional fees will be discussed further in your interview and are approximately as follows : £70 for a uniform, £30 for textbooks, £45 for First Aid and £45 for guest speakers and trips.

As part of your course we may organise trips to assist you with your learning. Trips are optional, and you will not be penalised if you choose not to participate.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course costs. Call 01235 216 212 for more information.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

Course fees

16-18 Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Books: £30.00

Kit / Clothing: £70.00

Materials: £80.00

Total Cost: £180.00

19+ Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Books: £30.00

Kit / Clothing: £70.00

Materials: £80.00

Total Cost: £180.00

19+ Reduced Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Books: £30.00

Kit / Clothing: £70.00

Materials: £80.00

Total Cost: £180.00

Qualifications received

NCFE CACHE L2 Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care

Learning & method assessment

Range of assignment based activities including written reports, designing leaflets and posters and delivering presentations. A work placement is compulsory with assessed placement observations.

User skills

You will gain the knowledge , understanding and skills that you need to prepare for employment. Key transferable skills you will learn are communication skills, team working, independent study skills, personable skills, organisational skills and time management skills.