Level 2 Diploma in Care NCFE CACHE

This qualification will support learners to develop the knowledge and skills required to work in a range of clinical healthcare support settings and in adult care environments.

Course Content

The qualification is formed of mandatory and optional units. The mandatory units cover core competencies while the optional units allow learners to choose from a variety of areas to tailor the qualification to their needs, interests and to reflect the context of their work.

It covers a wide range of areas including dementia awareness, mental health and well-being, supporting individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and healthcare procedures.

The content is also aligned with the knowledge and skills required for the Adult Care Worker and Healthcare Support Worker Apprenticeship standards.

Entry Requirements

You should have English at Level 2. This will be assessed as part of the interview process. You will complete the online screening and a piece of free writing. You will be interviewed by the course tutor.

Attendance Requirements

You must commit to attending all sessions, on time. Your attendance at your placement will be monitored and failure to attend will result in withdrawal from the course.

Assessment Methods

You will be assessed on written assignments and your work in class. Your tutor will assess your personal competencies and your skills will be observed and assessed in your work place.

Further Study Options

Upon completion, learners can enter either the adult care or health workforces. The content is applicable to a variety of roles, including:

adult care worker
healthcare assistant/support worker
personal assistant.

Additional Information

You will need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement to be able to show competence in both knowledge and skills.