Level 2 | Diploma in Adult Care
Why do this diploma?
- Average Length: 6-12 months
- Monthly teaching and assignments
- Payment Plan Available
- Claim back up to £600 through Skills For Care
- Monthly online workshops
- Live Teaching Sessions
- Assigned Skills Coach
Diploma in Adult Care | Level 2
FAST TRACK | FLEXIBLE | SUPPORTED
The Level 2 (RQF/NVQ) Diploma in Adult Care (England) is for individuals starting their career in adult care, or to confirm competency if they have previous experience. It provides a great foundation for carers and support workers, looking to build those essential skills for being an effective and considerate carer.
This qualification will suit you if you are a care worker or want to get your first care job. If you are already working in care, you will be working under supervision, and you may want to increase your skills and take on more responsibility.
This diplomas is suitable for:
- Healthcare assistants/Support workers
- Care workers/Assistants/Key workers/Support workers
- Personal assistants
You could be working in a range of different workplaces including; residential settings, community and primary care environments, acute health environments, domiciliary services, day services, 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.
It is also suitable for emerging new types of workers and multidisciplinary health roles crossing traditional service barriers and delivery model.
What is covered?
This qualification will support learners to develop the knowledge and skills required to work in a range of clinical healthcare support settings and in health and adult care environments.
The qualification is formed of mandatory and optional units. The mandatory units cover core competencies, while the optional units allow learners to choose from a variety of areas to tailor the qualification to their needs and interests, and to reflect the context of their work.
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.
The content is also aligned with the knowledge and skills required for the Adult Care Worker and Healthcare Support Worker apprenticeship standards.
Level 2 is made up of 46 credits and the guided learning hours are 330 hours. This is made up of 24 credits for mandatory units covering the core elements of a Health care worker. The remaining 22 credits are made up of optional units you choose that are relevant to your job role.
- Advanced communication skills
- Personal development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
- Equality and diversity in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
- Facilitate person-centred assessment to support the well-being of individuals
- Facilitate support planning to ensure positive outcomes for individuals and to support well
- Understand personalisation in care and support services
- Health and safety in health and social care settings
- Professional practice in health and social care for adults or children and young people
- Safeguarding children and young people who are present in the adult social care sector
- Develop, maintain and use records and reports
- Understand safeguarding and protection in health and social care settings
On enrolment we will work with you to identify and tailor the most suitable units for your specific requirements.
- Handle information in care settings
- Personal development in care settings
- Implement person-centred approaches in care settings
- Equality and inclusion in care settings
- Health, safety and well-being in care settings
- Responsibilities of a care worker
- Safeguarding and protection in care settings
What is provided during the diploma?
We provide you with lots of specialist resources to help you progress through the programme, including:
- Course task activities based on specific workplace requirements of your job
- One-to-one tutorial support provided remotely to you
- Webinars and Workshops (both live and recorded) providing relevant tutorial support
- Workplace observation assessment
- Flexible remote access to coaches/assessors
- Learning portal to view all your activities, access resources and monitor your progression
- Access to resources and support via our social media channels
- Access to free CPD training and workshops for our partners
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What is RQF?
The Qualifications and Credit Framework (RCF Regulated Qualification Framework) is the way of recognising achievement through the awarding of credits for qualifications and individual units. It aims to provide a more flexible route to gaining qualifications and enables progression in smaller steps through the accumulation of credit.
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