Understanding Working in the Health Sector Level 2 - Certificate


The qualification will enable you to recognise the importance of effective communication in the workplace. You will also develop a deeper understanding of health and safety and quality standards, identify personal development needs and issues surrounding equality and diversity.

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Accredited by CACHE.

Recommended Total Qualification Time: 160 Hours.

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Mandatory Units

Understand the role of the healthcare worker 

Communication skills for working in the health sector 

Personal development in the health sector 

Health, safety and security in the health sector 

Understand quality standards in the health sector 

Equality and diversity in the health sector

What does this qualification cover?

This qualification aims to give learners the opportunity to investigate a work role in the health sector and provide the underpinning knowledge needed to work effectively.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 1 qualification in a health or social care related area.

How is it assessed?

To achieve the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Working in the Health Sector, learners must successfully demonstrate their achievement of all learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the 6 mandatory units. Grades are not awarded.


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