Course: Adult Care Level 2 Diploma

Study Level

Level 2


Work Based Learning


2 Years



You will need to be working in the health and social care sector as you will need to show competence in both knowledge and skills. You should be at least 19 years old to apply for this course.

This qualification develops the knowledge and skills needed when working in an adult care worker role in care settings. It covers a wide range of areas including supporting individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and health and social care procedures.

This course can be funded through the Adult Educational Budget, subject to personal circumstances. Please contact our Admissions team via for more information.


You need to be working in an adult care worker role with adults in a health and social care setting. You also need to possess a reasonable level of literacy and numeracy skills.



This qualification will be assessed using a range of methods. This could include direct observation in the workplace, a portfolio of evidence, written assignments or a task.


You can progress into employment in residential or nursing home, domiciliary care, day centres or some clinical healthcare settings within job roles.