Level 2 CACHE Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities
What does this qualification cover?
This qualification aims to develop knowledge and understanding to work with individuals with learning disabilities or difficulties. You will explore the principles of safeguarding and positive risk-taking and gain awareness of the autistic spectrum.
Who is it suitable for?
This qualification is designed for learners with an interest in, or who are already working with, people with learning disabilities in a variety of roles within the health and social care sector.
How is this qualification structured?
To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities, you are required to successfully complete 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 healthcare
How is it assessed?
To achieve the Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities, you must successfully demonstrate your achievement of all learning outcomes and assessment criteria. This is achieved by completing assessments provided in the learning resources.The Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities is internally assessed.
There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. You must be aged 19+ and resided in the EU for the last 3 years in order to access funding.
This course is free of charge, however, there is a charge of £50 which will be payable if you do not complete the course.
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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