VOCATIONAL

Level 2 Diploma in Care

The Level 2 Diploma in Care sits on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) regulated by Ofqual.

This qualification is designed to guide and assess the development of knowledge and skills relating to the Care workforce and can be used to confirm competence in this area in a wide range of job roles.

This qualification is for people working in a wide range of roles within the Care setting.

As this is a competence-based qualification you’ll be assessed in a real work environment. Therefore you’ll need to be working within a Care environment. Successful completion of the qualification will confirm your competence in any of the following job roles:

• Care Assistants/Support Workers/Key Workers in residential settings, domiciliary services or day services

• Residential Care Worker

• Support Workers in supported living projects

• Community-based Assistants/Support Workers/Key Workers including those working in specialist areas such as Dementia and learning disabilities

• Personal Assistants employed directly by the individual they support or their families

During this qualification you will develop your skills in working with and supporting people in a range of situations to meet their needs and assist them in daily tasks. You will support people by meeting their healthcare or social needs and requirements as necessary.

You will be able to implement person centred approaches, handle information appropriately and contribute to health and safety within your health and social care environment.

Development of these skills is supported by underpinning knowledge. You will also be able to develop yourself in your role and agree a personal development plan to identify areas for your own learning and development, record your progress on your development plan and reflect on your progress against it.

This qualification contains 9 mandatory units and a large number of optional units within it to help you gain skills and knowledge in areas which are relevant to your job role.

Mandatory units:

  1. Communication in care settings
  2. Handle information in care settings
  3. Personal development in care settings
  4. Implement person-centred approaches in care settings
  5. Equality and inclusion in care settings
  6. Health, safety and wellbeing in care settings
  7. Responsibilities of a care worker
  8. Duty of care
  9. Safeguarding and protection in care settings

Learners are supported by one of our qualified assessors and are visited in their workplace.

They are provided with support to build their portfolio of evidence with access to their e-portfolio, and are provided with learning materials to support their learning.

The cost for this qualification is £900. 
This course is classed as VAT exempt by HMRC.

Notes:
If you have already achieved a qualification in the subject, we may be able to award credit transfers upon submission of full certificates, of which a discount maybe agreed. Please contact us for further information.

Payment plans are available upon request to help spread the cost.

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If you are interested in progressing to further study at the next level of vocational learning the following qualifications are also available:

Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

• Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care

Next steps in your career progression may include:

  • Senior Care Assistant/Support Worker/Key Worker in residential settings, domiciliary services, or day services
  • Senior Support Worker in supported living projects
  • Community-based Senior Care Assistant/Support Worker/Key Worker, including those working in speciality areas such as dementia and learning disabilities
  • Personal Assistant employed directly by the individual they support or their families

Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care

The Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care sits on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) regulated by Ofqual.

This qualification is designed to guide and assess the development of knowledge and skills relating to the Care workforce and can be used to confirm competence in these areas in a wide range of job roles.

This qualification is for people working in a wide range of roles within the Care setting.

As this is a competence-based qualification you’ll be assessed in a real work environment. Therefore you’ll need to be working within a Care environment.
Successful completion of the qualification will confirm your competence in any of the following job roles:

• Senior Care Assistants/Support Workers/Key Workers in residential settings, domiciliary services or day services

• Senior Support Workers in supported living projects

• Community-based Senior Care Assistants/Support Workers/Key Workers including those working in specialist areas such as Dementia and learning disabilities

• Personal Assistants employed directly by the individual they support or their families

During this qualification, you will develop your skills in working with and supporting people in a range of situations to meet their needs and assist them in daily tasks. You will support people by meeting their healthcare or social needs and requirements as necessary, and develop your skills by working with and supporting people in a range of situations.

Development of skills is supported by underpinning knowledge. You will actively engage yourself in your professional development and agree on a personal development plan to identify areas for your own learning and development, record your progress on your development plan and reflect on your progress against it.

This qualification contains 9 mandatory units and a large number of optional units within it to help you gain skills and knowledge in areas which are relevant to your job role.

Mandatory units:
1. Promote communication in care settings

2. Promote effective handling of information in care settings

3. Promote personal development in care settings

4. Promote person-centred approaches in care settings

5. Promote equality and inclusion in care settings

6. Promote health, safety and wellbeing in care settings

7. Responsibilities of a care worker

8. Duty of care in care settings

9. Promote safeguarding and protection in care settings

Learners are supported by one of our qualified assessors and are visited in their workplace.

They are provided with support to build their portfolio of evidence with access to their e-portfolio, and are provided with learning materials to support their learning.

The cost for this qualification is £1200 
This course is classed as VAT exempt by HMRC.

Notes:
If you have already achieved a qualification in the subject, we may be able to award credit transfers upon submission of full certificates, of which a discount maybe agreed. Please contact us for further information.

Payment plans are available upon request to help spread the cost.

Contact us

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Next steps in your career progression may include:
•Senior Care Assistant/Support Worker/Key Worker in residential settings, domiciliary services or day services

• Senior Support Worker in supported living projects

• Community-based Senior Care Assistant/Support Worker/Key Worker including those working in specialist areas such as Dementia and learning disabilities

• Personal Assistant employed directly by the individual they support or their families