Certificate in Skills for Working in Health Level 2

This course requires you to follow an application process.

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Course code: 24A202

This course will help you to gain the skills to work in a variety of Health Care or Health and Social Care related jobs or to progress to a Level 3 Access to Higher Education Diploma course.




Old Hall Street



Fees and concessions

total  total fee  for  this  course: £702.00.

the full tuition fee for this course: £617.00  (

Fee concessions will be discussed on application, many students do not have to pay a course fee.

) . £85  for exam fees


Wolverhampton Adult Education Service


Course details

<p>This course will help you to gain the skills to work in a variety of Health Care-related jobs or to progress to a Level 3 Access to Higher Education Diploma course and then to university. At the end of this course, you will gain the Level 2 Certificate in Skills for Working in Health, Lifestyle and Science Industries. This qualification has been developed in conjunction with employers, training providers and subject matter experts to best support you.</p>

<p>Subjects you will study include:</p>

<li>Promoting Healthy Lives and Living</li>
<li>Psychology – (Introduction to psychology) or Providing Personal Care</li>
<li>Core Skills – Report Writing, Digital Skills, Writing to Communicate Effectively, Roles & Responsibility in Health Care Sector</li>

<p>To achieve this qualification, you will need to complete 19 credits and be able to attend for 2 days per week.</p>

<p>You can also study English and maths alongside this course if you do not already have a Level 2 qualification in these subjects.</p>

Course requirements

<p>You will need to complete a starting points activity to check you have the right skills to successfully achieve the course. You will then be offered an interview with a teacher to discuss the course in more detail and how this course will benefit you and your future goals.</p>


<p>City Learning Quarter, Old Hall Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 3AU</p>

What are the benefits of this course?

<p>• You will be starting on the path towards the career of your dreams or towards gaining the skills to go to university</p>

<p>• You will gain skills and a qualification valued by employers and training providers</p>

<p>• You will gain a valuable addition to your CV to help you get a job, help you to get a better job or to progress to university</p>

<p>• You will study in an adult environment with support from a dedicated student services team </p>

<p>• Many students will be able to access financial support e.g., course fees, resources, travel, childcare, laptop loan </p>

<p>• All the teachers are experts in their subject, fully qualified and experienced </p>

<p>• We get excellent feedback from students </p>

<p>• You will be given a FREE Microsoft 365 account </p>

How will I learn?

<p>Most sessions will be delivered face-to-face over 2 days per week. There will be planned lessons, discussions, group activities, research, tutorials, and practical activities giving you the best experience and prepare you in the best way for a move onto the next level of course or into employment.  </p>

<p>Up to 25% of your course will be independent learning that will involve you carrying out activities outside of the classroom. </p>

<p>If you are studying maths and/or English, you will need to attend an additional half-day per week for each subject. </p>

<p>Learning support is available if you have a learning disability, let us know on your application if you require support. </p>

How will my progress be monitored and assessed?

<p>Assessment takes place throughout your study in the form of written assignments. Your teacher will negotiate assessment plans with you on a regular basis and will give you feedback on how well you are doing.  </p>

<p>You will have an Individual Learning Plan which will be used to record your targets and progress. There are no examinations; you will put together a portfolio of evidence that will be assessed by your teacher and moderated externally by the Aim Qualification and Assessment Group.</p>

Are there any additional costs?

<p>For many students the course will be free. Please contact Student Services to check your eligibility.  </p>

<p>You will need to supply your own writing materials such as pens, paper and folders but you may be able to loan a laptop and a MiFi to enable you to learn at home.  </p>

<p> For information about support with travel or childcare costs, please contact Student Services on 01902 551658 or 01902 558180 or please email <a href="mailto:enquiries@aes.wolverhamptonn.gov.uk" target="_blank">enquiries@aes.wolverhampton.gov.uk</a> to check eligibility</p>

What qualification will I get?

<p>On successful completion of the course, you will be awarded the:</p>

<p>Aim Qualification and Assessment Group Level 2 Certificate in Skills for Working in Health, Lifestyle and Science Industries.</p>

What will I be able to do after this course?

<li>Progression to a Level 3 Access to Higher Education Diploma in the Health Professions, Social Science or Social Work.</li>
<li>Progression to a variety of employment opportunities in the Health and Social Care industries including:</li>

<p>Care Worker (£14,000 to £25,000) </p>

<p>Senior Care Worker (£17,000 to £27, 000) </p>

<p>Care Home Manager (£25,000 to £55,000) </p>

Further information

<p>For further information or careers or educational advice please contact our Student Gateway:</p>

<p><strong><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="color:#ffc000">01902 558180 | </span></span></span></strong><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><a href="mailto:enquiries@aes.wolverhampton.gov.uk"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="color:#ffc000"><strong><span style="font-size:14.0pt">enquiries@aes.wolverhampton.gov.uk</span></strong></span></span></a></span></span><strong><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="color:#ffc000"> | </span></span></span></strong><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><a href="http://www.aes.wolverhampton.gov.uk"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="color:#ffc000"><strong><span style="font-size:14.0pt">www.aes.wolverhampton.gov.uk</span></strong></span></span></a></span></span></p>