The Level 2 Diploma in Care will ensure learners develop the knowledge and skills required to work in a range of clinical healthcare support settings and in health and adult care environments.
The diploma 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 and interests, and to reflect the context of their work. Topics include dementia awareness, mental health and well-being, supporting individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and healthcare procedures.
Content is also aligned with the knowledge and skills required for the Adult Care Worker and Healthcare Support Worker apprenticeship standards.
Learners will be internally and externally assessed, using portfolio evidence.