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Level 2 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care

The level 2 extended diploma provides learners with the knowledge and understanding essential to the health and social care sector, supporting
progression to further learning or the workplace.
In addition to classroom activity and coursework learners will attend work placement in order to support their learning.

Key Information

  • Course Level

  • Duration

    The level 2 extended diploma can usually be completed in one year.

Apply or Enquire

Units included in the level 2 extended diploma:
– Equality, diversity and rights in health and social care
– Human growth and development
– Safeguarding and protection in health and social care
– Communication in health and social care
– Working in health and social care

The extended eiploma is assessed through coursework completed across the academic year.

We typically require maths and English GCSE grade at 2 or higher to enrol on the level 2 extended diploma. We can discuss the appropriate starting course for you at interview/enrolment.

Upon achievement of this qualification, students will be able to progress onto further learning or to employment within the health and social care sector. The Extended Diploma supports direct progression to our Level 3 Award, Certificate and Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care.

Financial Support

Depending on your situation, you may be able to access a range of financial support available.

Course Fees


We do not currently have fee information available for this course. Please contact us for further information.


Apply or enquire about this course

Please use the following links to make an application or enquiry about this course.

Apply online Make an enquiry Call 01724 281 111

Information for EU Students

From January 2021, how you apply for a course will change. For more information, read the UK Government's guide for the UK points-based immigration system for EU students (pdf).

Visit our International pages for more information and contact details