CACHE Level 2 Diploma inHealth and Social Care

This vocational course will help you to develop the knowledge, skills, and personal qualities needed to work in a care setting.

You will be learning to understand human growth and development through the life stages, exploring cultural diversity, developing effective communication skills, and exploring the impact of diet on people’s health.

Course Content

  • Communication in Health & Social Care
  • Human growth and development
  • Working in health and social care
  • Safeguarding
  • Equality and diversity
  • End of life care
  • Health and well-being
  • Work placement in a caring services setting


This course involves two work placements in different settings, depending on interest and location of students. Many assignment tasks are firmly based on this experience.

There is excellent tutorial support and access to additional support according to your individual requirements.

We are constantly developing new resources to encourage active ways of learning.

Entry Requirements

At least four GCSEs at grade D/3, including English and Maths.

A satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required for courses involving work placement and will be required before going into employment.

Please contact the International Admissions Office for further advice.

Progression Opportunities

Successful students could progress onto a variety of courses, for instance the CACHE Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care, the CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Early Years Education and Care, or go directly into employment in the care sector.


Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the information contained on this website is correct, the College accepts no liability for any errors or omissions. Please note that details are subject to change without notice with regard to the provision of courses, course times and dates and the fees and charges levied.

Key Facts


  • September 2023

Mode of Attendance:

  • Full Time



Course Duration:

1 Year

Programme Costs:

  • The fees for this course are currently being confirmed.

Please contact the International Team for more information.

College Course Code:

  • 23/24KFG5091


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