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NVQs in Health & Social Care

NVQ Routes

  • Health & Social Care NVQ at Level 2
  • Health & Social Care NVQ at Level 3

Programme Overview

Below you will find everything you need to know about our Health & Social Care NVQ. If you would like to know more please click on the Register Interest button at the top of this page.

How long is the programme?

The duration of the Health & Social Care NVQ at Level 2 is 6 months and the Level 3 is 9 months depending on your previous experience and qualifications.

Who is it for?

This NVQ is suitable for anyone who currently works in the Health & Social Care industry or for those who are wanting to get started in the sector. If you are just starting in the industry we may advise that you complete the Level 2 NVQ prior to starting on the Level 3.

What you will learn

Depending on which qualification you do and what you will be/are doing in your current employment role will determine what units you will work towards. If you mainly do general care duties we will cover the various basics such as legislation and infection control.

For more information on what is available as optional units in your programme please give us a call or click the Register Interest button on this page.

Progression opportunities

If you have completed the Level 2 NVQ you could progress on to the Level 3 NVQ or another role relevant qualification. If you complete the Level 3 NVQ you could progress on to a Management Apprenticeship or another role relevant qualification.

Career opportunities

The types of job roles that you could progress to with the Level 2 NVQ could include; Care Assistant, Health Care Worker, Dementia Care Assistant, or other related roles.

Career progression with the Level 3 NVQ could include; Senior Health Care Worker, Office Manager, Care Supervisor, or other related supervisory roles.


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