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Learning Disabilities Certificate Level 2 QCF

Level 2 / NCFE / PI163

This Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities is suitable for learners working with, or intending to work with, individuals with learning disabilities, in a variety of areas.

The NVQ qualification has now been replaced by the newer QCF qualification.


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WAS £300.00

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course duration: 140 hrs

study type: paper

Course Description

This is a level 2 qualification suitable for learners working with, or intending to work with, individuals with learning disabilities. This can be in a variety of areas, including a range of community settings, domiciliary care, schools, day provision, care or nursing homes, hospitals, hospices, or other settings in which people are being cared for.

The purpose of the course is to give learners an understanding of how having a learning disability affects individuals and how you can uphold good practice to help support people to live normal lives and integrate into society.

This qualification aims to give learners the knowledge, understanding and awareness required in order to work with people with Learning Disabilities. Learners will gain an insight into supporting people with learning disabilities and the autistic spectrum. The key principles of safeguarding, positive risk taking and personalisation are explored, as well as issues surrounding healthcare.

To be awarded the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities, learners are required to successfully complete six mandatory units.

Qualification Title: NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities (QCF)
Qualification Number: 601/1687/0
Total Credits: 17

Units

Unit 1 - Understand the context of supporting individuals with learning disabilities
Unit 2 - Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care
Unit 3 - Introduction to personalisation in social care
Unit 4 - Principles of positive risk-taking for individuals with disabilities
Unit 5 - Introductory awareness of autistic spectrum conditions
Unit 6 - Principles of supporting individuals with a learning disability to access healthcare

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 working with individuals with learning disabilities 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.

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 17 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 Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities. You will have your own dedicated tutor who will guide you through your coursework 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 is a level 2 qualification suitable for learners working with, or intending to work with, individuals with learning disabilities. This can be in a variety of areas, including a range of community settings, domiciliary care, schools, day provision, care or nursing homes, hospitals, hospices, or other settings in which people are being cared for.

The purpose of the course is to give learners an understanding of how having a learning disability affects individuals and how you can uphold good practice to help support people to live normal lives and integrate into society.

This qualification aims to give learners the knowledge, understanding and awareness required in order to work with people with Learning Disabilities. Learners will gain an insight into supporting people with learning disabilities and the autistic spectrum. The key principles of safeguarding, positive risk taking and personalisation are explored, as well as issues surrounding healthcare.

To be awarded the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities, learners are required to successfully complete six mandatory units.

Qualification Title: NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities (QCF)
Qualification Number: 601/1687/0
Total Credits: 17

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 working with individuals with learning disabilities 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.

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 17 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 Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities. You will have your own dedicated tutor who will guide you through your coursework 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 - Understand the context of supporting individuals with learning disabilities
Unit 2 - Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care
Unit 3 - Introduction to personalisation in social care
Unit 4 - Principles of positive risk-taking for individuals with disabilities
Unit 5 - Introductory awareness of autistic spectrum conditions
Unit 6 - Principles of supporting individuals with a learning disability to access healthcare

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.