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WJEC L2 Health and Social Care Principles and Contexts

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Course Outline

The qualification provides a thorough introduction to the principles, values and knowledge needed to work in the Health and Social Care sector with adults, studying current issues in relation to Health and Social Care in Wales.

Entry Requirements

At least 4 GCSEs at A*-D including C grade in English language and or/C in Maths and Science and a formal interview.

What will I learn?

The content for this qualification supports learners to develop their knowledge and understanding of: • the core principles and values which underpin health and social care practice • ways of working in the health and social care sectors • effective practice within health and social care • progression routes to further study or employment within Health and Social Care safeguarding.

Course Assessment

It is assessed through a series of internally assessed tasks and externally set and marked written examinations. As part of their learning programme, learners will experience a minimum of 10-days of sector engagement which includes a minimum of 5-days of work placement.

Career Progression

The course supports, but does not guarantee, progression to more specialised level 3 vocational or academic qualifications


04 September 2023 - 31 July 2024

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