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This qualification should be undertaken at the beginning of a health or adult social care career, following completion of the Care Certificate.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Health
Adult and Community
Location: Workplace
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 2
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: N
Weeks: 52
Hours: 8.50
Start: Flexible
Tuition: £2225

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Course Information for Students

This qualification will support learners to develop skills and knowledge needed to provide frontline care for vulnerable adults within their own homes, day care centres, residential and nursing homes, and other healthcare settings.

This knowledge and skills-based qualification ensures that the learner can demonstrate understanding and effective practice across both health and adult care.

You will need to be working in an appropriate role in the health and social care sector.

This Diploma is formed of mandatory and optional units. The mandatory units listed below cover core competencies while 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

 ■ personal development

 ■ values and behaviours

 ■ health and wellbeing

 ■ responsibilities

 ■ safeguarding

You will be supported on a one-to-one basis by your allocated assessor.

You will ideally have access to an electronic device in order to produce your e-portfolio.

You will produce a portfolio of evidence and will be observed in your workplace by your assessor. 

You can progress to the Level 3 Diploma in Lead Adult Care.

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Course Information Last Updated On: March 25, 2024 12:07 pm