This BTEC level 2 qualification is designed to provide a specialist work-related qualification in health & social care. It will give you the knowledge, understanding and skills you will need to prepare for employment and progress to level 3. Alongside this qualification you will undertake the Welsh Baccalaureate post-16 diploma.
The two qualifications will run alongside and will interrelate in content and delivery. Successful completion of the BTEC level 2 diploma and the Welsh Baccalaureate will enable students to progress to a range of level 3 qualifications or seek employment.
Two GCSEs grade C or above, maths and English grade D or above or a level 1 course with distinction may be considered depending on subject area.
Acceptance onto the course is subject to interview andinitial assessment of maths and English. There will be an exception that the learner will resit English and/or mathematics to obtain grade C or above.
However, there is no automatic progression from level 2 to level 3.
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