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C & G Health & Social Care Level 2 Diploma (Adults)

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What are the qualifications about?

This wide-ranging Diploma covers the skills and knowledge needed to care for others in a broad range of health or social care settings. 

It is flexible to suit all fields of health and social care. You can choose a pathway that suits your role - for example, working with people with a learning disability, people with dementia or children and young people.

This is the main qualification required by the Care Quality Commission in England and the Care Councils in Wales and Northern Ireland.

 

Who are they for?

These are the recognised qualifications for care workers and senior care workers in health and social care.

For the Level 2 qualification, you might have no previous experience, or you might be working in care and want recognition for your current skills.

Entry Requirements for Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care (Adults)
Candidates should be working in the care sector e.g. residential, dementia, learning disability, domiciliary or nursing, and have at least 6 months practical experience. Ideally candidates should be working to, or have achieved the induction/foundation framework for care/learning disability.

 

Programme Details
This is a 6 - 12 month training and assessment programme. Candidates will be in contact with a qualified tutor at least every two weeks for guidance and support.  The tutor will teach best practice, latest Standards and observe candidate's working practice and activities.

 

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Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) Diplomas

These new work-related qualifications are located on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF). The QCF groups qualifications together into a number of ‘levels’ that place different demands on the learner.

Health & Social Care Level 2 Diploma (Adults) provides all care and support workers with recognition for the day-to-date care given to their client group.

 

Qualification Requirement

At level 2 all candidates employed in the Social Care sector must be assessed in and achieve a minimum of 46 credits; 24 credits from the mandatory units in group A; minimum of 2 and a maximum of 7 credits from optional group B and at least 15 credits from optional group C.

Groups B & C follow different pathways - Generic, Dementia and Adults with Learning Disability.
 
Some units carry more credits than others and assessors will guide and support candidate choice.
 
Note: Child Care QCF Diplomas are not offered by Ability Professional Training.

 

Qualification structure

To achieve the Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England, Learners must achieve a minimum of 46 credits.

To do this they must achieve:

 

Generic Pathway

       24 credits from the mandatory units in Group A
       a minimum of 2 credits and a maximum of 7 credits from the              optional units in Group B
       at least 15 credits from the optional units in Group C

 

Dementia Pathway

       24 credits from the mandatory units in Group A
       a minimum of 2 credits and a maximum of 7 credits from the              optional units in Group B but must complete : DEM 201                        Dementia Awareness

       at least 15 credits from the optional units in Group C but one of          the following must be completed: DEM204, DEM209, DEM210            or DEM 211

 

Adults with Learning Disabilities Pathway

       24 credits from the mandatory units in Group A
       a minimum of 2 credits and a maximum of 7 credits from the             optional units in Group B but must complete: LD 201                             Understand the context of supporting and individual with                     learning disabilities
       at least 15 credits from the optional units in Group C but one of          the following must be completed: LD 202, LD 203.

Group A Mandatory Units
Group B Optional Units
Group C Optional Units

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If you are a personal assistant, funding may be available for your training. Click here for details 


Skills for Care Training Work Force Development funding may be available locally to you.

Government funding may be available for this course 
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