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Dementia Care Certificate Level 2 QCF (NVQ)

Level 2 / NCFE / PI164

The Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care is aimed at care workers who are looking to gain a greater understanding of how to care for people with dementia.

This is a QCF qualification, which has now replaced the NVQ qualification.


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WAS £360.00

NOW £270.00 or only £35.00 initial deposit

course duration: 120 hrs

study type: paper

Course Description

This programme has been written for everyone who is involved in the Care industry and is aimed to give all care workers the essential knowledge needed to offer the very best professional approach to caring for people with dementia. This programme of learning gives you, the learner, the opportunity to gain a qualification appropriate to the learning outcomes.  

This programme will help you to become more effective in many aspects of your role.  If you are looking to enhance your career development, this programme will give you the opportunity to identify your career path within Care and support your learning requirements. The programme is divided into seven units, each concentrating on an important aspect of the Principles of Dementia Care. 

To be awarded the NCFE Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care, learners are required to successfully complete all seven units 

Please Note:
Due to the nature of the qualification, the learner will need to be working in a care environment in order to complete certain aspects of this course. There is no requirement that this is full time or paid employment.

Qualification Title: NCFE Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care (QCF)
Qualification Number: 600/6355/5
Total Credits: 15

Units

Unit 1 - Dementia awareness
Unit 2 - The person centred approach to the care and support of individuals with dementia
Unit 3 - Understand the factors that can influence communication and interaction with individual who have dementia
Unit 4 - Understand equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care
Unit 5 - Understand the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person centred approach
Unit 6 - Understand behaviour in the context of dementia
Unit 7 - Understand the benefits of engaging in activities in social care

Previous Knowledge Required

The good news is that no prior learning knowledge or experience is essential to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about the principles of dementia care and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. You have the freedom to start this course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with full tutor support.

You will however be required to be working in a care environment in order to complete this course due to the nature of the assessment questions.

Assessment

The learner will complete a portfolio of evidence by successfully completing all of the activities at the end of each unit. This portfolio is assessed by your tutor who will mark and sign off each completed unit of study. 

Upon successful completion of the 15 credits, students will receive a certificate of achievement from the awarding organisation, NCFE.

Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Level 2 NCFE certificate of achievement. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to Level 2 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that this learning programme has been scrutinised and approved by an independent panel of experienced educational professionals and is quality audited biannually by NCFE.

NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

Support

You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your Certificate in Principles of Dementia Care. You will have your own dedicated tutor who will guide you through your course work and answer any questions you may have during your course. Additionally our Help Desk will provide you with any practical advice by email or phone.

course description

Course Description

This programme has been written for everyone who is involved in the Care industry and is aimed to give all care workers the essential knowledge needed to offer the very best professional approach to caring for people with dementia. This programme of learning gives you, the learner, the opportunity to gain a qualification appropriate to the learning outcomes.  

This programme will help you to become more effective in many aspects of your role.  If you are looking to enhance your career development, this programme will give you the opportunity to identify your career path within Care and support your learning requirements. The programme is divided into seven units, each concentrating on an important aspect of the Principles of Dementia Care. 

To be awarded the NCFE Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care, learners are required to successfully complete all seven units 

Please Note:
Due to the nature of the qualification, the learner will need to be working in a care environment in order to complete certain aspects of this course. There is no requirement that this is full time or paid employment.

Qualification Title: NCFE Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care (QCF)
Qualification Number: 600/6355/5
Total Credits: 15

previous knowledge required

Previous Knowledge Required

The good news is that no prior learning knowledge or experience is essential to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about the principles of dementia care and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. You have the freedom to start this course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with full tutor support.

You will however be required to be working in a care environment in order to complete this course due to the nature of the assessment questions.

assessment

Assessment

The learner will complete a portfolio of evidence by successfully completing all of the activities at the end of each unit. This portfolio is assessed by your tutor who will mark and sign off each completed unit of study. 

Upon successful completion of the 15 credits, students will receive a certificate of achievement from the awarding organisation, NCFE.

support

Support

You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your Certificate in Principles of Dementia Care. You will have your own dedicated tutor who will guide you through your course work and answer any questions you may have during your course. Additionally our Help Desk will provide you with any practical advice by email or phone.

modules

Units

Unit 1 - Dementia awareness
Unit 2 - The person centred approach to the care and support of individuals with dementia
Unit 3 - Understand the factors that can influence communication and interaction with individual who have dementia
Unit 4 - Understand equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care
Unit 5 - Understand the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person centred approach
Unit 6 - Understand behaviour in the context of dementia
Unit 7 - Understand the benefits of engaging in activities in social care

awarding organisation

Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Level 2 NCFE certificate of achievement. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to Level 2 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that this learning programme has been scrutinised and approved by an independent panel of experienced educational professionals and is quality audited biannually by NCFE.

NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.