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The qualification

Upon successful completion, learners will receive their certificate which is accredited by NCFE.

Benefits

  • Achieve a nationally recognised qualification
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • No need to formally attend a college, meaning that you can learn in your own time, at a pace that suits you
  • Receive support and guidance from a dedicated team of qualified assessors.

How is it delivered?

The course is usually delivered over a period of 8–12 weeks and learners can enrol at anytime. Alongside the learning materials learners will have the support of a knowledgeable assessor who will provide support, advice and guidance on the course content as well as providing robust feedback on the work completed.

What is the cost?

The Level 2 courses below are fully funded, providing you are a resident in the UK and have been for 3 years, are aged over 19, and live anywhere in England excluding any of the Mayoral Combined Authorities.

The Level 3 courses below are funded under the Free Courses for Jobs offer providing you live in Greater London and don’t already have a Level 3 qualification, or otherwise earn less than the London Living Wage, currently set at £11.95 per hour or £23,302.50 annually, as of 22 September 2022.

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Level 2 Certificate in Care and Management of Diabetes

This qualification aims to - provide an understanding of the different types of diabetes and how they can occur, develop awareness of how the onset of Type 2 diabetes can be delayed with lifestyle changes, develop understanding of diabetes diagnosis and initial care, develop understanding of ongoing care and treatment of diabetes to control blood sugar levels.
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Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills

This qualification is useful for anyone who would like to develop their use of counselling skills for use in either work or a personal capacity. These may be learners who wish to progress towards further qualifications or learners who wish to study this programme in order to complement other programmes (eg health and social care, children’s care, learning and development, voluntary and community work).
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Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care

This qualification aims to develop the learners knowledge and understanding of - how to work in end of life care, the support needed to manage pain and discomfort, how dementia impacts on end of life care, the role of the care worker in time of death, the loss and grief process.
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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism

This qualification aims to develop learners? understanding of autism and the principles of supporting individuals with autism - covering the person-centred approach and influence of positive communication methods, how to support positive behaviour, and how individuals with autism can be supported to live healthy and fulfilled lives.
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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care

This qualification aims to give learners knowledge and understanding of the key principles of dignity, duty of care and safeguarding as applied to adult health and social care. Learners will investigate the principles and how they are applied in everyday work contexts. They'll also have an opportunity to examine the dilemmas that can arise and the consequences when these principles aren't upheld.
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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health

This qualification aims to - increase understanding of the principles of healthy eating and the role of food in maintaining health, increase confidence in planning and achieving a healthy diet, provide an understanding of how an individuals dietary requirements change throughout their life, provide an understanding of food labelling and the ability to use information from food labels, provide information on eating disorders, increase understanding of the role of a healthy diet for weight management, increase understanding of the principles of food safety in a home environment.
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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care

This qualification aims to help learners develop - a general understanding of different types of medication and their use, knowledge of the procedures for obtaining, storing, administering and disposing of medication, an understanding of legislation and the audit process related to medication and issues of responsibility and accountability, an understanding of the record-keeping process for medication.
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Level 2 Understanding Domestic Abuse

This qualification is designed to increase learners awareness and understanding of domestic abuse and its impact The need for education and training across sectors to enable identification of abuse allocation of support and referral is a recurring theme within regional domestic abuse strategies Awareness of domestic abuse and its impact is important for those working in a wide range of sectors such as healthcare social care childcare education and housing There is a need to understand the issues report on those who may be at risk and support signposting to relevant services This qualification is intended to give learners knowledge to support their role in this context
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Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care

This qualification provides learners with an understanding of the principles of end of life care, including knowledge of - the definition of end of life care, approaches to end of life care, how to support a person's familial, spiritual, social and emotional needs, how to confront issues of death and bereavement.
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Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health

This qualification is designed to increase learners knowledge and understanding of mental health and mental well-being. Successful completion of the required units will allow the learner to develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of mental health. It will also support learner progression into relevant employment within the health and social care sector. This qualification will:Focus on the study of mental health and mental well-being to supportdifferent occupational areasOffer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge and understanding
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Level 3 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes

The purpose of this qualification is to increase learners’ awareness and understanding of diabetes. By completing the qualification, learners will develop in-depth knowledge of, diabetes which could support progression onto appropriate qualifications, and into relevant employment, in the health and social care sector. The objectives of this qualification are to gain knowledge and understanding of diabetes, including:• the types, causes, signs and symptoms of diabetes• anatomy and physiology• the impact of diabetes on individuals, others and society• the treatment and management of diabetes
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Level 3 Certificate in Understanding the Principles of Dementia Care

This qualification enables learners to develop knowledge and understanding of caring for individuals with dementia. Successful completion of the units will allow learners to develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of dementia and its effects. The objectives of this qualification are to enable learners to understand:• types of dementia and the importance of early diagnosis• person-centred approaches in dementia care• the role of communication, interaction and inclusion in dementia care and support• the use of medication to support individuals with dementia.
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