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NCFE Diploma in Health and Social Care for England (Level 2) at Be Totally You

Course description

these areas for roles such as:

  • Care assistants/support workers/key workers in residential settings
  • Healthcare assistants/support workers in community and primary care environments
  • Healthcare assistants/support workers in acute health environments
  • Care assistants/support workers/key workers in domiciliary services
  • Care assistants/support workers/key workers in day services
  • Support workers in supported living projects
  • Community-based care assistants/support workers/key workers, including those working in specialist areas e.g. dementia, learning disabilities
  • Personal assistants employed directly by the individual they support or their families
  • Emerging new types of workers and multidisciplinary health roles crossing traditional service barriers and delivery models

Course content

There are 3 options available to learners:

  • NCFE Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (501/2318/X)
  • NCFE Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (Dementia) (501/2318/X/DEM)
  • NCFE Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (Adults with Learning Disabilities) (501/2318/X/ALD)

The requirements for each of these options are shown below.

 

NCFE Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (501/2318/X)

Learners must achieve a total of 46 credits made up from:

  • Section 1: All units in this section (total of 24 credits)
  • Section 2: A minimum of 2 credits from this group (Note: A maximum of only 7 credits can be counted towards achievement of this section)
  • Section 3: A minimum of 15 credits from this section

The remaining credit required can be from Section 2 or 3.

 

NCFE Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (Dementia) (501/2318/X/DEM)

Learners must achieve a total of 46 credits made up from:

  • Section 1: All units in this section (total of 24 credits)
  • Section 2: A minimum of 2 credits from this group which must include:
    • J/601/2874 – Dementia Awareness (Note: A maximum of only 7 credits can be counted towards achievement of this section)
  • Section 3: A minimum of 15 credits from this section which must include at least one unit from:
    • F/601/3683 – Understand a person centred approach to the care and support of individuals with dementia
    • Y/601/9277 – Equality, diversity, and inclusion in dementia care practice
    • A/601/9434 – Understand and enable interaction and communication with individuals with dementia
    • H/601/9282 – Approaches to enable rights and choices for individuals with dementia while minimising risks

The remaining credit required can be from Section 2 or 3.

NCFE Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (501/2318/X/ALD)

Learners must achieve a total of 46 credits made up from:

  • Section 1: All units in this section (total of 24 credits)
  • Section 2: A minimum of 2 credits from this group which must include:
    • K/601/5315 – Understand the context of supporting individuals with learning disabilities (Note: A maximum of only 7 credits can be counted towards achievement of this section)
  • Section 3: A minimum of 15 credits from this section which must include at least one unit from:
    • L/601/6442 – Support person-centred thinking and planning
    • Y/601/7352 – Provide active support

The remaining credit required can be from Section 2 or 3.

To successfully complete a unit, each learner has to provide evidence satisfying all the performance and knowledge standards in that unit.

Entry requirements

There aren’t any specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification.  However, learners might find it useful if they have already completed a Level 1 qualification.

Learners have to be at least 16 years old.

Future opportunities

This competence based qualification can provide progression to further qualifications at Level 3 in the same and related subject areas.  It is anticipated that learners will progress to the Level 3 Diploma for Health and Social Care (QCF), or to specialist qualifications reflecting the context in which they work.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Be Totally You directly.

Last updated date: 05 August 2015
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