This qualification will support learners to develop the knowledge and skills required to work in a range of clinical healthcare support settings and in adult care environments. It covers a wide range of areas including dementia awareness, mental health and well-being, supporting individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and healthcare procedures
The qualification is formed of mandatory and optional units. The mandatory units cover core competencies while the optional units allow learners to choose from a variety of areas to tailor the qualification to their needs and interests, and to reflect the context of their work.
Communication in care settings
Handle information in care settings
Personal development in care settings
Implement person-centred approaches in care settings
Equality and inclusion in care settings
Health, safety and well-being in care settings
Responsibilities of a care worker
Duty of care
Safeguarding and protection in care setting
Learners who wish to work or are working in a variety of different settings within the NHS and private care facilities.
Learners will need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement to be able to show competence in both knowledge and skills.
Units are internally assessed by your Tutor/Assessor using a portfolio of evidence.
Career/ progression opportunities
Upon completion, learners can enter either the adult care or health workforces. The content is applicable to a variety of roles, including: adult care worker, healthcare assistant/support worker or personal assistant. Learners can progress onto the Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care.
Applicants may be eligible to have this course funded via the Skills Support for the Workforce programme which is co-financed by the European Social Fund and Education and Skills Funding Agency.
Applicants can fund this course privately at a cost of £2,225 (+vat) – payment plans available.
Interested? Apply today using the 'Apply now' tab at the top of this page or contact our Recruitment Team for more information on 01752 218086.
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