Type of qualification
Level 2, professional knowledge & competence based qualification
Where do I study
Length of the qualification
9 months; can be completed in reduced timescale
This qualification covers the knowledge and skills required to work in a care worker role in a range of settings and supporting individuals with different needs; this course is ideal for those are new to the care sector.
The qualification is structured in a way which means that all learners complete a number of mandatory units and a number of predetermined optional units; the content of which is required across any care role.
Units include communication, safeguarding, infection prevention and control, person-centred care and health, safety and wellbeing in care settings.
What will I learn:
Learners gaining this qualification will be able to understand and demonstrate knowledge and skills in the following areas:
- using communication and handling information
- personal development
- implementing person-centered approaches
- supporting individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and healthcare procedures
- equality and inclusion
health, safety and wellbeing, duty of care, safeguarding and protection.
What does the course lead to:
NCFE CACHE Level 2 Diploma in Care.
Learners achieving this qualification can choose to progress onto the Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care.
How will I be assessed:
You will be assessed using a range of methods, through completion of a portfolio of evidence. This could include coursework, oral questioning, presentations or practical activities, (observation in practice). To achieve a ‘pass’ a learner must have successfully passed all the assessment criteria.
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