The Level 2 and 3 Health and Social Care – Practice
This qualification is for those working, or seeking to work in health and social care.
This qualification develops the ability of learners to practically support health and care needs of adults in a range of settings. The content of this qualification consolidates knowledge gained through attainment of the Level 2 Health and Social Care: Core qualification.
This qualification is practice-based. It is designed for learners in work-based learning. The qualification will assess learners’ knowledge and practice through their work.
This qualification is required for learners to work in specific job roles within the health and social care sector as set out in Social Care Wales Qualification Framework for Social care.
At a Glance
Aberystwyth & Cardigan Campus
This is a flexible course, designed to suit learners who prefer to continue working alongside the qualification.
Progression & Employment
This qualification supports learners to progress into further study; including the following qualifications within the suite of Health and Social Care
The qualification allows learners to progress to the
following Consortium* qualification:
Level 3 Health and Social Care: Practice (Adults)
Level 3 Health and Social Care: Practice (Children and Young People)
*The consortium consists of City & Guilds of London Institute and WJEC who worked jointly to develop and deliver all of the qualifications in the Health and Social Care and CCPLD suite.
To achieve the Level 2 and 3 Health and Social Care : Practice (Adults) qualification learners must:
achieve a minimum of 35 credits in total;
14 credits must be achieved from the Mandatory group.
A minimum of 14 credits must be achieved from Optional group A.
The balance of 7 credits can be achieved from units in Optional groups A or B.
A maximum of 14 credits from Optional group A and B may be achieved from units at level 3
The minimum guided learning hour requirement for this qualification is 175.
Method of Assessment
This qualification is practice-based and assesses learners’ knowledge and practice. It is designed for learners in work-based learning.
The qualification will assess learners ‘knowledge and practice through their work.
This can be done through, observation in the workplace, professional discussion, witness testimony, recognition of prior learning, oral questioning.
You will be required to undertake a successful interview and be formally assessed using the WEST toolkit.
You will also require a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.
You will need to provide your own stationery.
Sufficient time must be permitted by the workplace to allow regular meetings between Assessor, learner and Manager.