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Level 2 Diploma in Care

Who is this course for?

This qualification is suitable for a range of learners wanting to work within the health and adult care sectors.

What entry requirements do I need to start the course?

  • Aged 19+
  • Have the right to live and work in the UK
  • Has been a UK or EU resident for the previous three years
  • Reside in the DL or TS postcode area, or any area of England in a non-devolved area
  • It is recommended that you currently hold, or are working towards, an English qualification at around GCSE old grade C/new grade 4 or Functional Skills Level 2

What is the curriculum intent of this course?

This courses helps you to gain the understanding and skills needed to support adults in a health or adult care setting and treat them with the care, compassion and respect they deserve. 

What will the course cover?

This course will cover the following mandatory units:

  • Communication
  • Duty of Care
  • Equality & Diversity
  • Information handling
  • Health, Safety and Wellbeing
  • Person-centred approaches
  • Safeguarding
  • Plus more!

What could I do when I have finished this course?

You may gain employment within a relevant sector and/or decide to progress into higher education. You will also be given information and guidance to continue onto other courses with Learning & Skills such as the Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care, the Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support or Distance Learning and CPD courses. 

Where and when will I learn?

  • This course is delivered remotely and you will have access to the Equal online portfolio and support from a specialist tutor
  • You will be required to attend our learning centre for bespoke classroom based lessons
  • Your course will be at least 12 months in duration but can be completed sooner
  • This course is roll on/roll off. You may start at any time of the year

What do I need to bring with me?

You will be required to provide the following:

  • Photo ID
  • Relevant certificates

How much will the course cost?

  • This course is free of charge

What do I do next?

Apply for the​ Diploma

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