Level 2 Award in Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care or Children and Young People's Settings

What does the qualification cover?

This qualification provides the knowledge needed to understand the health, social care and children and young people’s sectors, and the roles within them.
It covers a wide range of topics including employment law, legislation and procedures, and personal development.
It is a must have for anyone taking either the Intermediate or Advanced Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Apprenticeships.

Who is it suitable for?

Anyone who wants to work, or has just started working in the health and social care or children and young people’s sectors in England and Northern Ireland.

What are the entry requirements?

You should be at least 16 years old. We do not set any other entry requirements but colleges or training providers may have their own guidelines.

How many credits are required to complete it?

To achieve this qualification, you must achieve 3 credits from 1 mandatory unit.

How is it assessed?

It will be assessed by your tutor or assessor using a range of methods. This could include written assignments, scenario or case study or a task.

Do you need to be working to take the qualification?

No, as this is a knowledge only qualification.

How long does it take to complete?

You can usually complete it in less than 6 months.

What related qualifications can you progress to?

The Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce, the Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care or Level 3 equivalents if taken as part of the Advanced Apprenticeships.

Funding for our qualifications

Find out more about funding for this and other qualifications on the Funding page

Which type of job roles can you apply for on completion?

This qualification does not qualify you to work but does complement a fuller programme of learning.