Level 2 Diploma in Care

Who is this qualification for?

The qualification is aimed at adult care workers, support workers and key workers in a range of adult care or integrated care settings. It is a suitable qualification for those who are just starting employment in the social care industry or those who are already working as a social care assistant/worker.

This qualification is endorsed by Skills for Care and has been approved as meeting the Skills for Care qualification specification for England.


The qualification contains units that are competence-based and several knowledge-based units. The units aim to support a wide range of specialisms, including;

An assessor will visit you in the workplace to carry out observations of you at work. These will be planned in advance in order to cause the minimum disruption to your work routine and to try to capture as much information as possible in one visit.

Mandatory Course Units

You will need to complete mandatory units then choose from a wide range of optional units that cover both knowledge as well as your actual working practice.

If you are interested in a natural career progression you can work with your assessor to map a pathway which includes relevant learning that covers both your level 2 diploma and that can then lead you onto the level 3 diploma.

Entry Requirements


The cost of the course is £945.00+VAT. If you wish to pay in full you will get a 10% discount. We offer Interest-free payment plans that are available to suit all budgets with no credit checks. 

Need more information about our payment options? Call us on 08000 996 020

Memberships (upon application)

  • Social Care Association
  • Royal College of Nursing

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