OUR COURSE: HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE

Diploma in Health & Social Care Level 2

This Apprenticeship provides the breadth and depth of skills and knowledge needed for employment in Health & Social Care.

COURSE COSTS

UK STUDENTS

£690.00

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

£1,200.00

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Who is this course suitable for?

This Apprenticeship allows learners to gain broad-base training in the chosen occupational area as well as providing a good knowledge base of the sector as a whole, and work experience that leads to competency in the work place and transferable skills.

What is required to join this course?

This qualification is designed for learners aged 16 and above. This qualification is a competency based qualification and chosen units need to be linked to their job role. There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 1 qualification. Learners should also have literacy and numeracy skills.

This qualification aims to:

This qualification aims to introduce knowledge around the following areas relating to working in adult social care:

  • Communication
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Personal development
  • Role of the social care worker
  • Handling information
  • Health and safety
  • Safeguarding
  • Duty of care
  • Person-centred approaches

How will this course be taught?

This is a work based qualification. Learners will upload work into the electronic portfolio (e-portfolio) system and receive feedback from one of our industry expert assessors. Learners will not receive a physical visit from an assessor but can speak via telephone, email & the message system within the e-portfolio.

What are the career/progression opportunities?

Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care

Within Health & Social Care employers may be entitled to claim money back through the Workforce Development Fund.

COURSE CONTENT

MANDATORY GROUP UNITS

  • Unit 01
    Introduction to Communication in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
  • Unit 02
    Introduction to Personal Development in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
  • Unit 03
    Introduction to Equality and Inclusion in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
  • Unit 04
    Introduction to Duty of Care in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
  • Unit 05
    Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care
  • Unit 06
    The Role of the Health and Social Care Worker
  • Unit 07
    Implement Person-Centred Approaches in Health and Social Care
  • Unit 08
    Contribute to Health and Safety in Health and Social Care
  • Unit 09
    Handle Information in Health and Social Care Settings

ADDITIONAL OPTIONAL GROUP UNITS

  • Unit 10
    Purpose and Principles of Independent Advocacy
  • Unit 11
    Understand Mental Well-Being and Mental Health Promotion
  • Unit 12
    Understand Mental Health Problems
  • Unit 13
    Dementia Awareness
  • Unit 14
    The Person-Centred Approach to the Care and Support of Individuals with Dementia
  • Unit 15
    Understand the Factors that can Influence Communication and Interaction with Individuals who have Dementia
  • Unit 16
    Understand Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Dementia Care
  • Unit 17
    Understand the Administration of Medication to Individuals with Dementia using a Person-Centred Approach

IN BRIEF:

Qualifications

Diploma in Health & Social Care



Qualification Level

Level 2

Awarding organisation

iCQ

Additional pricing information

The full cost of this qualification could be claimed back through our partner organisation - please contact us for further details.

Instruction language

English

Qualification Duration

Minimum of 4 months

Applications accepted throughout the year.


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