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Working in Care Services Skillsfirst Level 2 Diploma

This course enables you to demonstrate your knowledge on the provision of high quality care services. It is aimed at people in a variety of roles and job titles, including care workers, community, support and outreach workers and domiciliary care workers and is anticipated that you could progress to work in a wide range of settings in the adult social care sector on completion of the course.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, however you must have the potential and opportunity to gain evidence for the qualification in your workplace.

Course content

You will study a range of units such as:

  • Dementia awareness
  • Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care
  • Principles of communication in adult social care settings
  • Principles of personal development in adult social care settings
  • Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings

Assessment methods

You will be assessed through a portfolio of evidence using various assessment methods including (but not exclusively) observation, reflective accounts, witness testimony

Further study and career options

You  may progress into a wide range of settings in the adult social care sector, or on to the following Skillsfirst qualifications:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care Practice (QCF)
  • Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (QCF)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (QCF)
  • or similar specialist healthcare qualifications

Course information & how to book

To book onto this course please contact our Sales team on 01234 291747 or email training@bedford.ac.uk

LengthStart DateDay(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
Up to 12 months Flexible Various Ring our Sales team on 01234 291747Ring our Sales team on 01234 291747 Offsite W382

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Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, problems with English and Maths, are deaf or hearing impaired, or missing the essential skills needed to complete your course, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.  Find out more.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
At Bedford College, we are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.  Find out more.

Accessibility
We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.
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