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Certificate in Working with Individuals with Learning Difficulties (FREE Distance Learning Course) - Level 2

Overview

The purpose of this qualification is to develop learner’s knowledge and understanding required to work with individuals with learning disabilities of difficulties.  Principles of safeguarding are included, along with positive risk taking and awareness of the autistic spectrum.

The qualification is suitable for those working in or intending to work in healthcare and social care, but may be of interest to those working in education or housing support roles.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however learners should have a minimum of Level 1 in Literacy and Numeracy or equivalent.

This qualification is suitable for learners of 16 years of age and above.

Start dates and fees

This course is currently free if you are enrolled by Wednesday 31 March 2021.

How long is the course?

Total time to achieve this qualification is 170 hours. Guided Learning hours with a tutor make up 143 of this time, with a further 27 hours for leaners to complete aspects of their assessment portfolio in their own time.

How will I be assessed?

The qualification is assessed by internally set and marked assessments subject to external quality assurance.

All learning outcomes and assessment criteria must be met to achieve a Pass – there is no grading.

What will I study?

This course is made up of a series of mandatory units:

  • Introduction to personalisation in social care
  • Introductory awareness of autistic spectrum conditions
  • Principles of positive risk taking for individuals with disabilities
  • Principles of supporting individuals with a learning disability to access healthcare
  • Safeguarding and protection in care settings
  • Understand the context of supporting individuals with learning disabilities

What can I go on to study?

  • Level 2 Diploma in Care
  • Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care
  • Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support

How do I apply?

All you need to do is press the 'Sign up now' button below and fill in our online form.

We will then send you an electronic enrolment form to complete and return to us.

Once we have received your form, we'll send you details on how to access the online courses. It's that simple!

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