Level 2 Award in Healthcare and Social Care Support Skills
The Level 2 Award in Healthcare and Social Care Support Skills qualifications are aimed at individuals in a wide range of work environments where they are required to undertake a changing range or a limited number of Healthcare and Social Care tasks.
For example, workers in community or care home settings may be required to carry out a limited number of tasks, their job role may not enable them to meet the standards of a full Healthcare and Social Care Diploma but their industry requires them to be able todemonstrate their competence and skills.
The awarding organisation for this qualification is ProQual Awarding Body and the regulatory body is the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual).
The specification for the qualification has been approved by the Welsh Government for use by centres in Wales and by the Council for the Curriculum Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) for use by centres in Northern Ireland.
The qualification has been accredited onto the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).