LEVEL 2 DIPLOMA IN CARE PROGRAMME
This level 2 course is designed for those who wish to work or are working in a variety of different settings within the NHS and private care facilities.
It covers a wide range of areas including dementia awareness, mental health and wellbeing, 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 Adult Care Workers and Healthcare Support Workers.
HOW WILL YOU BE SUPPORTED?
You will have a personal tutor to monitor and support your progress in learning. We always provide full support to students who need extra help in any aspect of their studies, for example to dyslexic students.
If you have not yet completed Maths and/or English to a grade 4 then you will attend this as well, as part of the legal requirement of your study programme. Our experienced Maths and English department will support you in gaining the necessary Level 2 qualifications.
To ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.
The course is assessed throughout the year. There are a number of assessed assignments. These could be an essay, report, or a presentation or piece of group work to practice what you are learning in the classroom.
NB: Learners will be required to complete 250 hours in placement or work (12 hours or 2 days a week), you need to demonstrate a willingness and competence at assistant level in work with babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers, and you will be supported in achieving this.
BY THE END OF THE COURSE YOU WILL BE ABLE TO
Progress towards a variety of roles, including:
- adult care worker
- healthcare assistant/support worker
- personal assistant.
Attribute specific units of this course as a strong basis for continuing professional development in your chosen field.