Health and Social Care Professions

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate

Designed to help learners make an informed choice about a career in health and social care.

This qualification can act as progression towards programmes of study at Level 2 or Level 3, such as the Access to HE Diploma.

What you will learn

This free course is split into 14 manageable units:

  1. Developing Self
  2. Individual Rights and Responsibilities
  3. Identity and Cultural Diversity
  4. Time Management
  5. Research Skills for Academic Study
  6. Introductory Awareness of the Importance of Healthy Eating and Drinking for Adults
  7. Ethical Issues in Health Care
  8. Introduction to a Healthy Lifestyle
  9. Introduction to a Physical Disability
  10. Introduction to Mental Health
  11. Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care
  12. Preparing for a Career in Health and Social Care Professions
  13. Principles of Communication in Adult Social Care Settings
  14. Understanding Health and Safety in Health and Social Care Settings


  • Achieve a nationally recognised
  • Level 2 certificate
  • Increase understanding of working in the health and social care sector
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Online
  • Paper-based

6-8 weeks

Studying via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study.

This course is available:

  • Paper-based
  • Paper-based learning with online assessments – No exams


  • Learners must be aged 19 or over as of the 31/8/2019
  • Learners must be living in England and have lived in the EU for the last 3 years
  • Learners cannot be on another government funded course of apprenticeship


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