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NOCN Level 2 Certificate in Skills for Employment and Study in Health Sciences

Qualification Details

Code: 601/6279/X
Age Range: 16
Level: 2
Credit Value: 30
Review Date: 31 July 2019 *
Sector Code: 1.3
Subject Category: Health, Public Services and Care » Health and Social Care
Qualification Specification: Download File
Link to Units: http://www.nocn.org.uk/...
Funding Information: https://hub.fasst.org.uk/...

*Please note: The ‘Review Date’ is not necessarily the end date of the Qualification. For more information please contact One Awards on 0191 518 6550.

Qualification Summary

The NOCN Level 2 Certificate in Skills for Employment and Study in Health Sciences is designed to provide learners with essential knowledge and skills that will support their progression directly into employment within the health sciences or on to Level 3 learning programmes within a range of disciplines related to health sciences. Learners will be introduced to a chosen aspect of the health sciences and subsequently acquire an understanding of distinct vocational areas within the health sciences. Learners will also develop a range of practical and cognitive study skills relevant to both applied and intellectual progression within the discipline. Additionally, learners will have the opportunity to enhance their maths and English skills.

The qualification will prepare learners for transition to employment within the health sciences and/or Level 3 learning within health sciences.

The qualification is for:

  • Learners who learners who wish to:
  •  Enter employment within the health sciences;
  • Prepare for Level 3 studies within the health sciences;
  • Develop confidence in their own ability to undertake further study;
  • Optimise their progression to Level 3 learning through the acquisition of a wide range of essential study skills

The qualification is suitable for learners who are aged 16 and over.

The NOCN Level 2 Certificate in Skills for Employment and Study in Health Sciences is a 30 credit qualification and has 235-240 guided learning hours (GLH) and a Total Qualification Time (TQT) of 300 hours. The learner must achieve a minimum of 30 credits through the following combination:

  • A maximum of 3 credits must be achieved from Mandatory Group A.
  • A minimum of 12 credits must be achieved from Mandatory Group B.
  • A minimum of 9 credits from Mandatory Group C.
  • The remaining 6 credits may be achieved from any combination of units from Mandatory Group B, Mandatory Group C and/or Optional Group D.