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Overview

This qualification is designed for students with an interest in, or who are already working with individuals with learning disabilities in a variety of roles providing students with the knowledge and understanding to work with individuals with learning disabilities or difficulties. Students explore the principles of safeguarding and positive risk taking and gain awareness of the autistic spectrum.

To be awarded the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities, students are required to successfully complete six mandatory units.

This qualification consists of six mandatory units:

  • Unit 01 Understand the context of supporting individuals with learning disabilities
  • Unit 02 Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care
  • Unit 03 Introduction to personalisation in social care
  • Unit 04 Principles of positive risk taking for individuals with disabilities
  • Unit 05 Introductory awareness of autistic spectrum conditions
  • Unit 06 Principles of supporting individuals with a learning disability to access healthcare

The course will take up to 25 weeks to complete and is available throughout the year enabling students to choose when they wish to study. Students are supported by a personal tutor on a one-to-one basis throughout their course.

Entry Requirements

Students must be aged 19+ and have lived in the UK/EU for the last three years. A basic level of numeracy and literacy is required.

Ages 24+: Our L2 Distance Learning qualifications are free to EU/UK Nationals regardless of previous qualifications.

Ages 19 to 23 are eligible for free courses if they have already achieved a full L2 qualification or equivalent. Please contact us for clarification.

Ages 19 to 23 who have not already achieved a full L2 qualification may be subject to costs. Please contact us for clarification.

Skills

Basic computer skills to operate the Online Learning Platform.

Qualifications

NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities

Assessment

Assessment is through successful completion of the end-of-module assessments. These assessments are tutor marked, internally moderated and then moderated by the awarding body.

Home Study

Study will be home-based and at the student's discretion within the timeframe stipulated by tutor.

Work Placement

Students do not have to be in current work in this sector.

Progression

NCFE Level 2 or 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care, NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes, NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism, NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care, NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social care.

Fees and Additional Costs

Our Level 2 Distance Learning courses are available for FREE to UK/EU nationals aged 19 and over.

Additional Information

CodeDayStartEndTimesFees*
CL2PWILDS 192001 Flexible start - £.00
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*Terms and conditions apply. The fees stated on this website are for guidance purposes only and should be checked before enrolment. Unless otherwise stated, fees shown are for tuition only, over one term (Community Learning courses) or one academic year. Where a course is longer than one academic year, the fees stated are for the first year, and the cost of the second or subsequent years will be discussed at interview. For details of fee remission for students over 19 click here. If you think you may be entitled to a concession or fee remission, or you would like more information on the additional costs associated with your chosen course, please contact us on 01635 845000 or email info@newbury-college.co.uk.

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