Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults)

Health & Social Care

Qualification Overview

This qualification forms the competency component of the Intermediate Apprenticeship for Health and Social Care: adult social care general pathway. It confirms competence for roles such as:


Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites for this qualification, however It is advised that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent.

Key facts

Qualification Number: 600/4122/5 Learning Aim Reference: 60041225
Guided learning hours (GLH): 319 – 396 Credit Value: 46
Assessment Method: Portfolio of evidence


Qualification Structure

This qualification is made up of mandatory and optional units. Learners are able to take one of three pathways in this qualification: Generic, Dementia or Learning Disabilities. For all pathways, learners must achieve 46 credits. Generic Pathway Learners must achieve:

Learners are free to choose whichever units they like relevant to their role.

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Age ranges

This qualification is approved for delivery to the age ranges 16-18 and 19+.


Progression routes could include:-