This course is an ideal starting point and is designed to prepare you for a career in caring for others, including children, people who have a physical or learning disability and the elderly. The vocational focus looks at the skills necessary for assessing client needs, providing practical care and cultural diversity. You’ll also have the chance to gain some invaluable vocational experience by undertaking a placement in a real care setting.
Four GCSE’s at Grade 3 (D) or above including Maths and English. Level 2 students who do not achieve a grade 4 in English and/or Maths will study a GCSE in the subject(s) as part of their study programme.