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Health and Social Care Level 2 Diploma at London Training Centre Limited

Course description

The QCF NVQ Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 2 is a nationally recognised qualification based on the Health and Social Care National Occupation Standards approved by Skills for Care & Development. The award will confirm knowledge, skills and competence for individuals working with adults and children across all social care settings, such as within residential settings, primary care environments, domiciliary services, day services and supported living.

Course content

Outline of Programme

Each unit within the Diploma has a credit rating and to achieve the QCF NVQ Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 2 learners must complete 9 mandatory units along with a choice of 9 optional knowledge and competence units equalling an overall 46 credits.

Mandatory Units

Unit 1: Introduction to Communication in Health & Social Care Settings
Unit 2: Introduction to Personal Development in Health & Social Care Settings
Unit 3: Introduction to Equality and Inclusion in Health & Social Care Settings
Unit 4: Introduction to Duty of Care in Health & Social Care Settings
Unit 5: Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health & Social Care Settings
Unit 6: The Role of the Health & Social Care Worker
Unit 7: Implement Person-Centred Approaches in Health & Social Care Settings
Unit 8: Contribute to Health & Safety in Health & Social Care
Unit 9: Handle Information in Health & Social Care Settings

The optional knowledge and competence units cover different areas of health and social care such as supporting those with disabilities, learning disabilities or dementia, individuals working with children and young people, infection control and supported living. Learners have the opportunities to take a general qualification in health and social care, or they may follow a specialist pathway in areas such as Dementia or Learning Disabilities.

Entry requirements

The course is open to candidates at any age, of either gender and there are no entry barriers on the grounds of race, creed or academic attainment in learning. However, candidates must be employed in a workplace relevant to the occupational standards for Health and Social Care to enable them to complete the qualification successfully.

Assessment

Assessment takes place through evaluation of work-based performance, presenting evidence, witness testimony and questioning. A portfolio of evidence is produced which demonstrates that the candidate can perform to the level described. Participants will all have a vocationally competent QCF NVQ Diploma assessor who will help assemble the portfolio and prepare for assessment. In addition the candidates will have access to email and telephone support throughout their QCF NVQ Diploma programme together with resources as required.

Future opportunities

On completion of this program candidates are able to progress on QCF NVQ Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 3.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact London Training Centre Limited directly.

Last updated date: 28 November 2016

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