Level 2 Traineeship in Health and Social Care

This course is designed to give the student an insight into a career in health and care.


Academic Year: 2024/25
Course Code: 11107
Campus: Downpatrick, Lisburn, Newtownards
Study Type: Full-Time
Education Level Further Education
Department: Health & Care

Available Sessions

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Campus & Course Type Start
Full-Time
Downpatrick
02/09/2024
Full-Time
Lisburn
02/09/2024
Full-Time
Newtownards
02/09/2024
Course Overview

The programme will allow you to achieve a full Level 2 qualification and will comprise the following key elements:

  • A main vocational based qualification
  • Vocational skills development
  • Transversal and digital skills
  • Work placement
  • Literacy and numeracy qualifications.

Modules may include:

  • Communication and Handling Information
  • Principles and Values
  • Health, Safety and Wellbeing
  • Context and Professional Development in Health and social care. .

You want to pursue a career working in health care. The course also includes work experience which will give you the opportunity to experience potential careers before fully committing to a pathway.

As well as providing you with the technical skills and knowledge in your chosen area, this course will help you to develop a range of transversal skills that are important for employment including such as  problem solving, Teamwork, Communication, Time management, Entrepreneurship.

On each campus we have practical clinical rooms where you can undertake care activities and role play to support your learning .  

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All students who have attained the full qualification may progress to employment or further study on a programme like the Level 3 Extended Certificate or National Foundation Diploma in Health and social care.

Possible career pathways may include:  

  • Nursing
  • Social care

 GCSEs grade D-G, including grade 'D' in maths and grade 'D' in English or equivalent. Applicants that have not obtained the above grades may be eligible to enrol as an Introductory Trainee. Please contact us for further information.  

Available Sessions

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Campus & Course Type Start
Full-Time
Downpatrick
02/09/2024
Full-Time
Lisburn
02/09/2024
Full-Time
Newtownards
02/09/2024

Enquiries Information

For more information or help with this course send us an enquiry and a member of our team will get back in touch.

Available Sessions

Course Type Title Campus Start Spaces Apply or get more information
FT
FE
Level 2 Traineeship in Health and Social Care
Y11107DF1A

Downpatrick

02/09/2024
16
FT
FE
Level 2 Traineeship in Health and Social Care
Y11107LF1A

Lisburn

02/09/2024
16
FT
FE
Level 2 Traineeship in Health and Social Care
Y11107NF1A

Newtownards

02/09/2024
16

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Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

We strive to ensure the description of courses on SERC's website and in publications is accurate. However, for various reasons there may be occasions when the College may need to change arrangements or be unable to deliver classes due to circumstances such as reduced funding. If there are insufficient numbers applying for a course it may not be viable to deliver the class.

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