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The qualification

Upon successful completion, learners are awarded the Level 2 Certificate in the subject area which is accredited by CACHE.


  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Available at no cost as long as you complete the course
  • No need to formally attend a college, meaning that you can learn in your own time, at a pace that suits you
  • Receive a set of high-quality learner support materials that will be yours to keep and use as a reference
  • 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. Alongside the learning materials you will have the support of a knowledgeable assessor who will give you support, advice and guidance on the course content as well as providing robust feedback on the work you complete. Successful completion of this course ensures that you have fully understood the important principles.

What is the cost?

Due to the availability of government funding, this qualification is usually available at no cost. Funded places are limited so please book early to secure your place. Funding is subject to you meeting set eligibility criteria; this will be provided prior to the start of any course.

Click on the online course profiles below for full information

Online courses for the healthcare sector:

Awareness of Mental Health Problems  (view pdf)

Care Planning  (view pdf)

Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care  (view pdf)

End of Life Care  (view pdf)

Falls Prevention Awareness (view pdf)

Principles of Prevention and Control of Infection  (view pdf)

Mental Health First Aid and Mental Health Advocacy in the Workplace – (view pdf)

Principles of Dementia Care  (view pdf)

Understanding Autism  (view pdf)

Understanding Behaviour that Challenges  (view pdf)

Understanding Nutrition and Health  (view pdf)

Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes  (view pdf)

Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication  (view pdf)

Understanding Personal Care Needs (view pdf)

Working with Mental Health Needs  (view pdf)

Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health (view pdf)

Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent (view pdf)

Business Administration Knowledge  (view pdf)

Equality and Diversity  (view pdf)

Information, Advice or Guidance  (view pdf)

Principles of Team Leading  (view pdf)

Data Protection and Data Security (view pdf)

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