Level 2 Diploma in Care
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Duration: 12 Months (can be completed sooner)
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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.
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, interests and to reflect the context of their work.
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 content is also aligned with the knowledge and skills required for the Adult Care Worker and Healthcare Support Worker Apprenticeship standards.
The Diploma Level 2 is for those working in the adult care setting. It is designed for full or part time workers, paid and voluntary, as well as day or night workers.
All learners who wish to undertake this qualification must be at least 16 years of age. It will be internally assessed by a range of methods. This will include direct observation within the workplace, a portfolio of evidence, written assignments, questioning, and witness testimony from colleagues or managers. Learners will need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.
The content of the qualification links with the knowledge and skills required for the Adult Care Worker and Healthcare Support Worker Apprenticeship standards. 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
- personal assistant.