All units must be assessed in accordance with Skills for Care and Development QCF Assessment Principles and the regulatory arrangements for the Qualifications and Credit Framework.
Assessment is via a range of assessment methodologies including observation of the learner in the care setting, portfolio evidence oral and written questioning witness statements, professional discussion also Recognition of prior achievements and reflective accounts. .
There is no examination at the end of this course
Qualification structure for this course is:
Learners must achieve a minimum of 46 credits to gain the Level 2 Diploma - To do this they must achieve:
Level 2 Qualification
Group A: Mandatory units
Credits: 24 credits must be achieved from all nine mandatory units
Group B: Optional context/specialist knowledge units
Credits: A minimum of two credits and a maximum of seven credits must be achieved.
Group C: Optional competence units
Credits: At least 15 credits must be achieved