City & Guilds Health and Social Care Level 2

This course is a natural progression from our Level 1 course. As part of the Level 2 programme, you will achieve a Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care, gaining in-depth knowledge and understanding of the 9 main topics that are relevant to working in the adult social care sector.

Tutor teaching a group of college students.

What will we cover?

  • Introduction to duty of care in health, social care or children's and young people's settings
  • Principles of communication
  • Principles of personal development
  • Principles of safeguarding and protection
  • Understanding the role of the social care worker 
  • Understanding person centred approaches
  • Understanding health and safety 
  • Understanding how to handle information in social care settings 

This is an excellent opportunity to learn how to apply the principles of person-centred approaches in a safe and effective manner.

Progression and Careers

You may wish to continue your learning via a traineeship or apprenticeship. You could progress on to a higher level Health and Social Care qualification or seek employment in the sector. 

This qualification will provide you with a great starting point for a career in Health and Social Care such as:

  • Childcare
  • Caring 
  • Social Work 
  • Counselling 
  • Charity Work
  • Healthcare Assistant
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Nursing 
  • Youth Work 
  • Support Worker


This course takes place at High Pavement House (Sutton-in-Ashfield).

Get in touch!

To find out more, call 0115 804 3611 email or just pop in to one of our bases! You can also pick up one of our brochures from a local library. 

You can also fill out our enrolment form - click here, or visit the Enrol Now page to complete it online.