NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Working in the Health Sector


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Course Title and Description

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Working in the Health Sector

Ref: Health, Public Services and Care, Health
Sector: Health, Public Services and Care

Level: Level 2
Minimum Entry Age: Pre-16
GLH: 120
TQT: 160
Credit Value: 16

Awarding body: NCFE
Course Price:

Unit Overview:

What does this qualification cover?

This qualification aims to give learners the opportunity to investigate a work role in the health sector and provide the underpinning knowledge needed to work effectively.

Who is it suitable for?

This qualification is designed for anyone considering a career in the health sector. It would benefit those working within the sector to support their progression.

This qualification is suitable for learners aged 14 and above.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 1 qualification in a health or social care related area.

How is this qualification structured?

To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Working in the Health Sector, learners are required to successfully complete 6 mandatory units:

• Unit 01 Understand the role of the healthcare worker
• Unit 02 Communication skills for working in the health sector
• Unit 03 Personal development in the health sector
• Unit 04 Health, safety and security in the health sector
• Unit 05 Understand quality standards in the health sector
• Unit 06 Equality and diversity in the health sector

What related qualifications can you progress to?

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to the following:

• Level 2 or 3 Diplomas in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England
• Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
• Apprenticeships in Health and Social Care

Which type of job roles can you apply for on completion?

The objective of this qualification is to develop the learners’ understanding of the health sector to support the progression onto further qualifications or roles in the workplace.

Distance or online training is available.

Ask about payment plan or student loan.

For more information visit our website
or speak to an advisor on: 020 3475 9775.

This course can be done remotely online with an assigned tutor and assessor.
A work placement will be required but can be arranged.

East London branch: 3 Oakfield House, Ilford, Essex IG11EF

About The Course

Deadline 30 December 2023
Offer Type Online and Distance Learning
Category S-Healthcare
Sector Healthcare
Qualification Level Level 2
Total Units
Awarding Body NCFE
Duration At your own pace
Delivery Route Online Course Only
Career Level Student
Available to Start Immediately

Funding and Eligibility

Price for students not eligible for funding (if applicable)
Deposit Required Can be negotiated based on your current circumstances
Experience Required None
Previous Qualification Required None Required
Course Pathway Courses for both Work & University Progression
Course Funding Options Self-funded - Payment Plan Available
Payment Plan Yes
DBS Required Yes
Allowance Available Other - Can be Discussed
Social Services - Service Users Not Applicable
Suitable for Those on Benefits Yes - Universal Credit

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