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NCFE CACHE Level 2 Extended Diploma
in Health and Social Care (601/8855/8)

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Extended Diploma in health and social care

NCFE CACHE (601/8855/8) Level 2 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care is specifically designed for a range of learners for an early step off opportunity to progress further into the education or those working or wishing to work in healthcare.

  • Duration of the course: 12 Months (1 year)
  • Awarding Body: NCFE CACHE
  • Start Date: Feb 2024
  • Mode of Delivery: Online
  • Enrolment Fee: £299.00
  • Tuition Fee: £1000.00


 Initial DepositInstalmentsNet Payable

One-off Payment




2 Instalments


£350.50 x 2


Monthly Instalments


£70.10 x 10


Tuition fees can be paid by one of the following methods: Credit or Debit Card, Bank Transfer.

Money back is guaranteed within 14 days from the commencement of the course if you’re not satisfied with your course experience.


This comprehensive qualification encompasses various essential subject areas in health and social care, offering learners the opportunity to explore their interests through a diverse array of optional units.


This qualification is well-suited for learners aspiring to advance into further education or enter the workforce.

While learners are not obligated to undertake a placement in a real work environment, it is highly recommended that they consider dedicating 30 hours or more to a work placement. This practical experience will significantly enhance and reinforce their learning journey.

In order to be accepted onto the course you must have:

  • English and Maths qualification at GCSE grade A*-C and/or 9-4 or equivalent (level 2)


The qualification is delivered via online learning, through a range of different methods such as live online classes and interactive webinars, which are supported with expert learning resources and an e-portfolio. Each student is assigned a personal assessor from our highly experienced faculty. Along with dedicated tutors, assessors and IQAs, our classes also give students the opportunity to discuss their studies with other learners whilst receiving advice, guidance, and support from an experienced professional. This qualification is within the standards of Care Certificate and National Occupational Standards.


This level 2 qualification is comprised of the following mandatory units:

Unit Ref.Unit Title
L/508/3709Equality, Diversity and Rights in Health and Social Care
F/508/3710Human Growth and Development
J/508/3711Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care
L/508/3712Communication in Health and Social Care

Optional units:

Unit Ref.Unit Title
Y/508/3714Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care
H/508/3716Common Care Disorders
K/508/3717Creative Activities in Health and Social Care
M/508/3718Dementia Awareness
T/508/3719End of Life Care
K/508/3720Health and Well-Being
M/508/3721Infection Prevention and Control in Health and Social Care
T/508/3722Learning Disability
A/508/3723Mental Health and Well-Being
F/508/3724Nutrition for Health and Social Care


All units will be internally assessed using a range of methods. This could include a portfolio of evidence, written assignments or a task set by NCFE.


Upon completion of the NCFE CACHE Level 2 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care, students can progress into our Level 3 Extended diploma in Health and Social Care. While this qualification does not grant a license to practice, it serves as a valuable foundation for progressing into various job roles within the dynamic health and social care sector, including:

  • Care Support Workers in Adult Residential Settings
  • Healthcare Assistants in Community, Primary Care and Acute Health Environments
  • Care Support Workers in Domiciliary Services, Supported Living or Day Services
  • Community-Based Support Workers


Achievement of this qualification will equip learners with knowledge and understanding across a range of subject areas, which will enable progression to further learning at Level 3, for example:

  • Types and functions of provision
  • Legislation, frameworks, policies, procedures and codes of practice
  • Roles and responsibilities of health and social care practitioners
  • Care values
  • Human growth and development through the life span
  • Health, well-being and care needs
  • Partnership working
  • Health and social care priorities


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