This qualification has three pathways which can be selected as per your career plan:
• Generic Health and Social Care
• Learning Disability
This course has 9 mandatory units which are relevant to all of the above pathways. As well as the mandatory units, learners will choose optional modules depending on which area they wish to study.
By doing a course online, you can save your time and study at your convenience. Throughout this course, you will be provided with mentor support from our experienced team of tutors/assessors. Also, you will have access to an online study platform, reading and study materials including recommended books, and tutorial videos. In addition, you will have special online forum for communication with your mentor and other learners who are doing same course.
Studying with Global Edulink has many advantages. The course material is delivered straight to you, and can be adapted to fit in with your lifestyle. It is created by experts within the industry, meaning you are receiving accurate information, which is up-to-date and easy to understand. This course is comprised of professionally narrated e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, tests and exams. All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months). An effective support service and study materials will build your confidence to study efficiently and guide you to secure your qualification.
√ Who is it for?
This qualification is designed to guide and assess the development of knowledge and skills relating to the health and social care workforce, and can be used to confirm competence in these areas in a wide range of job roles.
√ Course Description:
Each unit within the Diploma has a credit rating. Learners must achieve a minimum of 46 credits to gain the Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England. 28 credits must be achieved from all nine mandatory units.
√ Interest-free, flexible payment plans:
We want to make learning affordable and accessible for all, which is why we offer flexible, interest-free payment plans. The process is simple, enroll on your chosen course with a small deposit, and then pay a manageable monthly Direct Debit – which will not cost any extra, and you can get started straight away.
|Payment Method||Deposit (Incl. VAT)||Installment||Monthly Installments||Total Price (Incl. VAT)|
|Pay in Full||£589.00||x||x||£589.00|
|Pay using 0% APR Instalment Plan*||£49.00||£54.00||10||£589.00|
Once we have received your deposit, you will get an online Direct Debit form via email. Complete it online and within 48 hours we will assign your course.
√ Mandatory Units:
- Unit 1: Introduction to Communication in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
- Unit 2: Introduction to Personal Development in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
- Unit 3: Introduction to Equality and Inclusion in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
- Unit 4: Introduction to Duty of Care in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
- Unit 5: Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care
- Unit 6: The Role of the Health and Social Care Worker
- Unit 7: Implement Person Centred Approaches in Health and Social Care
- Unit 8: Contribute to Health and Safety in Health and Social Care
- Unit 9: Handle Information in Health and Social Care Settings
√ Optional Units:
Depending on your interests or role in the workplace there’s a vast range of optional units to complement the skills and knowledge that you will gain in the mandatory units. It’s important to note that optional units need to be specific to each learner to ensure that their job role and work context enable them to meet the assessment criteria and requirements of the unit.
Please find our “Brochure” to see a list of the optional units available for you to choose from.
√ How this Qualification is delivered?
This is a vocational qualification with between 319 and 396 guided learning hours.
During this time you can expect to be involved in formal learning activities which could include:
- Tutorials or seminars
- Coaching and mentoring
- Supervised practical work in the workplace and assessment where an Assessor is present
100 per cent of this qualification focuses on the development of your skills and knowledge, supporting your progression within or entry to work in the Health and Social Care sector.
√ Method of Assessment:
- The qualification is competency based so there is requirement for assessment in a real work environment
- Learners need to complete sufficient hours to enable them to develop and evidence their skills
- Assessment should follow the Skills for Care and Development QCF Assessment Principles
- A portfolio will be presented for assessment.
The types of assessment may include:
- Evidence Tracking Sheets
- Assessor observations – completed observation checklists and associated action plans
- Witness testimonies
- Professional discussion
- Oral and written questioning
- Candidate and peer reports
- Recognition of prior learning
Successful candidates will receive a Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (501/2318/X) from NCFE, an awarding body within England and Wales who are currently recognised by Ofqual and the Department for Education and Skills.
√ Entry Requirements:
- There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification.
- Learners might find it useful if they have already completed qualifications in a relevant area at level 1.
- Learners should be aged at least 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
- Basic understanding of English language, literacy, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.
√ Career Path:
The qualification is supported by employers from the Health and Social Care sector. Successful completion of the qualification confirms your competence in any of the following job roles (depending on the pathway chosen in the qualification and your own particular interests):
- Personal Assistants employed directly by the individual they support or their families
- Emerging types of worker and multidisciplinary health roles crossing traditional service barriers and delivery models
- Healthcare support workers in community and primary care environments
- Care assistants workers in residential settings or supported living
- Healthcare assistants in acute health environments
- Care support workers in domiciliary services
- healthcare assistants/support workers in community and primary care environments
- healthcare assistants/support workers in acute health environments
- care assistants/support workers/ key workers in domiciliary services
- care assistants/support workers/ key workers in day services
- Support workers in supported living projects
- Community based care assistants/support workers/key workers including those working in specialist areas, e.g. dementia, learning disabilities
√ What will you gain through the course?
- Guide and assess development of knowledge and skills relating to the health and social care workforce
- Provide progression in the Health and Social Care workforces
- Confirm competence under supervision in these areas for roles such as care assistants/support workers/key workers in residential settings/healthcare assistants/support workers in
- Community and primary care environments/support workers in acute health environments/key workers in domiciliary services/emerging new types of workers and multidisciplinary health roles
- Serve as a progression pathway to the required qualification at level 3
√ Assignments submission:
Assignments (Portfolio) are submitted electronically (online) via your online study platform.
|1: introduction to communication in health, social care or children's and young people's settings|
|1. Introduction to Communication in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings||00:00:00|
|2: introduction to personal development in health, social care or children's and young people's settings|
|2. Introduction to Personal Development in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings||00:00:00|
|3: introduction to equality and inclusion in health, social care or children's and young people's settings|
|3. Introduction to Equality and Inclusion in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings||00:00:00|
|4: introduction to duty of care in health, social care or children's and young people's settings|
|4. Introduction to Duty of Care in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings||00:00:00|
|5: principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care|
|5. Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care||00:00:00|
|6: the role of the health and social care worker|
|6. The Role of the Health and Social Care Worker||00:00:00|
|7: implement person centred approaches in health and social care|
|7. Implement Person Centred Approaches in Health and Social Care||00:00:00|
|8: contribute to health and safety in health and social care|
|8. Contribute to Health and Safety in Health and Social Care||00:00:00|
|9: handle information in health and social care settings|
|9. Handle Information in Health and Social Care Settings||00:00:00|
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