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QCF Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care


Sector: Health & Social Care
Type of Qualification: Diploma
Programme: NVQ
Level: L2
Duration: 3 - 8 months

The Diploma is made up of a number of mandatory and optional units. Each unit is given a credit value and the learner must achieve a minimum number of credits to achieve the qualification. A PDM assessor will ensure that the learner’s chosen units achieve this minimum number of credits.

MANDATORY UNITS:

  • Introduction to Communication
  • Introduction to Personal Development
  • Introduction to Equality and Inclusion
  • Introduction to Duty of Care
  • Principles of Safeguarding and Protection
  • The Role of the Health and Social Care Worker
  • Implement Person-Centred Approaches in Health and Social Care
  • Contribute to Health and Safety
  • Handling Information

Examples of OPTIONAL UNITS:

  • Purpose and Principles of Independent Advocacy
  • Understand Mental Well-being and Mental Health Promotion
  • Dementia Awareness
  • The Person-Centred Approach to Care and Support
  • Understand the Administration of Medication to Individuals
  • The Principles of Infection Prevention and Control
  • Causes and Spread of Infection
  • Principles of Positive Risk Taking
  • Understand Physical Disability
  • Administer Medications to Individuals and Monitor the Effects.
  • Support Care Plan Activities
  • Move and Position Individuals in Accordance with their Plan of Care
  • Promote Positive Behaviour
  • Support Individuals to Live at Home

For more information call us on 0113 2709637 or email us on [email protected]


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