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City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care (Adults) for Wales and Northern Ireland (QCF)

Course Code: C2044
Campus: Millfield
Week Commencing: 11 Sep 17
End Date: 24 Jun 18
Time: 00:00-00:00
Day of Week: N/A



This wide-ranging Diploma covers the skills and knowledge needed to care for others in a wide range of health or social care settings. It is flexible to suit all fields of adult health and social care, for example those working with people with learning or physical disability, older people, people with dementia or those in social care contexts.

This is the main qualification required by the Northern Ireland Social Care Council for care practitioners.  You will undertake placement{s} which will give you opportunity to work directly with service users and a range of professional health and social care staff.  There is opportunity to complete your Essential Skills in Literacy and Numeracy.  Students may elect to leave after one year gaining a Level 2 Certificate in Induction into Adult Social Care in Northern Ireland.  In addition, this programme of study is likely to include enrichment units which are an additional component to enhance your employability.


This course session is currently closed for enrolment/applications – it may be offered at a later date – please continue to check our website for updates.

Career Opportunities / Progression

On successful completion you may progress to a Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults).  Alternatively you may progress to employment in the Health and Social Care sector, having achieved the “licence to practice” approved qualification for the sector.

Entry Requirements


Requirements are pre-defined by the College’s admissions criteria. Preference may be given to those with Level 1 Literacy or equivalent. An Access NI check will also be undertaken for all students at the commencement of the course.


Tuition Fee


All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.

Contact Information

Contact: Department Secretary 028 90265387 or email: [email protected]