Level 2 NCFE CACHE Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities
The primary purpose of this qualification is to help you prepare to enter, or progress within, employment where you work or interact with people with learning disabilities in a variety of roles.
This qualification will be ideal for you if you’re working within health care or social care but may also be useful if you’re working in education or a housing support role. You can also take this qualification to support your progression into further learning within the Health and Social Care sector.
The qualification aims to help you develop your underpinning knowledge and understanding to support your role working with people with learning disabilities.You’ll explore the principles of safeguarding and positive risk taking and gain awareness of the autistic spectrum.
This qualification contains the following 6 mandatory units:
- Understand the context of supporting individuals with learning disabilities
- Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care
- Introduction to personalisation in social care
- Principles of positive risk taking for individuals with disabilities
- Introductory awareness of autistic spectrum conditions
- Principles of supporting individuals with a learning disability to access health care
The course is free, however, there is a charge of £50 which is payable if the student does not complete the course.
You don’t need to have any specific prior learning requirements to take this qualification, but may find it helpful if you’ve already achieved a Level 1 qualification within the Health and Social Care area.
Making your application
We will check your application to see if you meet the standard entry requirements for the course. If you do, you’ll receive an invitation via email to attend an interview with a Curriculum Tutor.
Fees and funding
If you are aged 16-18 and applying for a full-time programme, then you will not have to pay for your course. If you are aged 19+ then there may be a fee for your course.
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