The level 2 Diploma in Care 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 level 2 Diploma is formed of mandatory and optional units. The mandatory units cover core competencies whilst 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 the principles of infection prevention and control, mental health and well-being, supporting individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and health care procedures.
The content is also aligned with the knowledge and skills required for the Adult Care Worker and Healthcare Support Worker apprenticeship standards.
Learners will need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement to be able 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.
This course runs on the following dates:
Start Date: 09/09/2019
Duration: 1 Year
Venue: Parsons Building, Rye Hill Campus