This course is designed for 19+ Adults. The qualification will allow you to work in health and social care. This can either be in a paid role or a voluntary capacity. *Learners must either be employed or volunteering in an appropriate role and have the full support of their employer or placement manager.
The entry requirements for this course are:
A good level of written and spoken English is required
WHAT WILL I STUDY
Course: IAO Level 2 Diploma in Care – 603/2524/0
Duration: 6 months /8 months
Nationally Recognised Qualification
Distance Learning & Self Paced
Flexible Tutor and Assessor Support bringing you information, advice and guidance when you need it
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The aim of the Level 2 Diploma in Care (Accredited by Skills for Care) is to confirm the occupational competence of Adult Care Workers or Healthcare Support Workers.
This Level 2 Diploma in Care qualification offers the opportunity for learners to demonstrate their knowledge, understanding, and practical skills required to be an Adult Care Worker in an adult care setting or a Healthcare Assistant; Support Worker, or Personal Assistant in a healthcare support environment.
At Level 2, the UK sector skills council decided that there would be a common qualification for both Health and Adult Care settings. This means that there will be no barrier to entering either the Adult Care or Health Workforce.
The content of the Level 2 Diploma in Care qualification links with the knowledge and skills required for the Apprenticeship Standards Adult Care Worker and ‘Healthcare Support Worker’. The content is applicable to a variety of roles, examples of which are included below:
Adult care worker
Healthcare Assistant / Support Worker
The Level 2 Diploma in Care will require learners to demonstrate understanding and effective practice in the following areas:
Values and behaviours
Health and wellbeing
The Level 2 Diploma in Care qualification links with the requirements for the National Occupational Standards (NOS) for Health and Social Care.
The qualification gives learners the opportunity to:
develop the fundamental technical skills and underpinning knowledge and understanding required to become competent in the job role. These cover the following areas: communication, personal development, equality and inclusion, the duty of care, safeguarding, person-centered approaches, health and safety, and handling information. Learners will also be expected to work effectively as part of a team and within agreed ways of working, following the relevant standards, policies and protocols used in their workplace, including the Code of Conduct for Adult Social Care Workers and Healthcare Support Workers in England.
The qualification is delivered by Romain Designs (RD) and it is awarded by Innovate Awarding, an Ofqual-regulated Awarding Body. All of the qualifications are listed on the Ofqual register.
IAO Level 2 Diploma in Care – 603/2524/0
Learners will need to meet the requirements outlined in the table below before the qualification can be awarded.
To enrol on this course, please go to our enrolment page and complete the form. After a chat with one of our advisors, they will then send you official enrolment details. Alternatively if you are ready to start now.
Students will be required to complete a number of assignments. Your personal tutor will review, mark and provide you with feedback on your work.
All units are internally assessed. Assessment enables the learner’s workplace practice to provide evidence for individual units as well as the whole qualification. This course requires an assessment of your practical skills within your working environment. It is essential that you secure a placement that can provide you with a suitably qualified teacher and workplace assessor who can observe you, comment on your skills and write a report to meet the assessment requirements. This direct observation will be used as evidence towards your qualification. Methods of assessment could include:
Direct observation of practice
Witness evidence when directed by the sector skills assessment strategy
Reflection on own practice in real work situations