Course: Health and Social Care Level 2 (Care Cadets)

Study Level

Level 2

Course Code



Great Yarmouth Campus

Lowestoft Campus


1 Year



Whether it’s your passion to work with children, teenagers, the elderly or vulnerable, we can help you develop the skills and knowledge to work in many different aspects of the care industry. Our courses cover a wide range of subjects to help you decide which area you want to specialise in and you will get the chance to attend placement and work experience a real work environment.

As a Care Cadet, this qualification will give you an introduction to health & social care. It can help you decide which area you would like to work in. It will help you develop some basic skills and knowledge required for working in this sector. You will also have classroom sessions to help build your general knowledge.

  • 60 hours of work placement
  • Progression routes to employment or higher education
  • Wide range of subjects relating to Health and Social Care
  • Career progression support throughout the course
  • Enthusiastic and professional staff


You will need to have achieved at least four GCSE’s at grade 3 or above including English and maths

Students will need to complete application for DBS upon enrolment, to enable them to complete work placement in the sector.


You can progress on to Health and Social Care Level 3.

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