Healthcare Support Services Level 2 Certificate | Furness College
Healthcare Support Services Level 2 Certificate

Healthcare Support Services Level 2 Certificate

Course Content

How long is the course?

The Certificate is work-based and is designed to reflect the skills and knowledge of people who work in supportive roles in healthcare. The qualification is taken over 9 months depending on individual need.

How will I learn?

You are usually employed for at least 16 hours per week. To gain this qualification, you need to show you have a particular set of skills. You will work with your assessor to identify your current skills and find the best way to gain new skills. You will also: • Receive tuition to support the underpinning knowledge required for your qualification • Have the opportunity to work towards additional qualifications relevant to your employment • Receive regular monitoring and assessment

What subjects will I study?

Certificate in Healthcare Support Services L2 To achieve this qualification, learners must achieve a minimum of 26 credits for a level 2. You will achieve 14 credits from mandatory units and a further 12 credits from optional units of your choice. Units are made up of knowledge and competence skills.

How will I be assessed?

The Certificate is assessed on practical aptitude, a portfolio of work and external assessment.

Are there any additional costs?

There are no extra costs for this course apart from general stationery needed for study.

Entry Requirements

What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.

Can I get more information?

For more information please contact us: T: 01229 825017 E: info@furness.ac.uk www.furness.ac.uk


What opportunities will this lead to?

Progression from Level 2 to Level 3. Job opportunities: This qualification can help you succeed in a wide range of healthcare settings.
Student Profile
Gabrielle Cotter-Garrick

"We have lots of conversations and debates relating to Health and Social Care to develop our knowledge. My tutors offer massive support with my academic learning so I can work towards my goal of being a social worker." Gabrielle Cotter-Garrick successfully completed Level 3 Health and Social Care and is now at Lancaster University studying a degree in social work.

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