City & Guilds Health and Social Care Level 2

This course is a natural progression from our Level 1 course. You will achieve a Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care. 

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What will we cover?

We will cover the 9 main topics relevant to working in the adult social care sector:

  • 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 

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
  • Health Care Assistance 
  • Teaching Assistance 
  • Nursing 
  • Youth Work 


This course takes place at our Sutton base, Eastbourne House. 

Get in touch!

To enrol or 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.