When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Course Code W23SCIM01A
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

Do you want to take the next step in training in health and social care?? This NCFE Level 2 qualification is formed of mandatory and optional units. The mandatory units cover core competencies while the optional units allow you to choose from a variety of areas to tailor the qualification to needs, interests and to reflect the context of your job role of work placement. 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.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • develop the knowledge and skills required to work in a range of clinical healthcare support settings and in adult care environments

On successful completion of the course, you will achieve the following qualification: Diploma in Care [NCFE]

Class format and activities

You will study 1 day per week at the Morley College Waterloo Centre with additional work placement hours once established or your existing job role. Class requires a minimum number to run. If this number is not met will be endeavour to offer you a suitable alternative. Average class size – 12. This number can change based on presenting circumstances. You will learn experientially by active participation in classroom exercises and discussions. You will be expected to work with other group members, to share a little of yourself with them, and to listen to and respect what others in the group share. It is important that you are open to the possibility of learning more about yourself through your interactions with others in the group. This involves giving and receiving constructive feedback from tutors and peers. To ensure you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular constructive and supportive feedback from your tutor.

Entry requirements

On line application and successful Interview with tutor. English Level 1 or above We expect all students to work with professional standards, including: • time-keeping • self-management • respect for others • respect for ‘the work’ • commitment • trust and cooperation • accepting responsibilities • health and safety working practices • responding positively to feedback

What you need to know before you enrol

You will be supported to find a work placement, ultimately it is your responsibility to find a suitable placement to pass the qualification. This could be a care home, hospital, activity day centre to name a few…you need a work placement or existing job role to pass the practical aspects of the cousre which require observation of your skills in a real work setting. If you are unable to establish a work placement by week 6 , we will seek to offer you an alternative course.

What you need

Computer device , reliable Internet connection. A willingness to participate in activities, commitment to completing tasks and assignments independently within deadlines. Ability to engage with feedback constructively Establish worked placement of existing job role by week 6

What you can do next

Level 3 Certificate in Health and Social Care. You can also access employment in 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.


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