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Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for Wales and Northern Ireland

Competence-based qualification (NVQ) QCF based programme

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We have 3 sessions available for this course running in Downpatrick, Lisburn, Newtownards

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Title Campus Type Week Starting Places Available Fee
Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for Wales and Northern Ireland
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Part-Time 10/09/2018
Day: Wednesday
Time: 16:00-21:00
20+ £695.00 Apply Now
Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for Wales and Northern Ireland
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Part-Time 10/09/2018
Day: Thursday
Time: 16:00-21:00
10 £695.00 Apply Now
Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for Wales and Northern Ireland
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Part-Time 10/09/2018
Day: Tuesday
Time: 16:00-21:00
20+ £695.00 Apply Now

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Course Overview

 NVQ level 2 Diploma in Health and social care - This work-based course is the required qualification for registration and regulatory requirements in the social care sector in Wales and Northern Ireland. It could lead to employment as a care assistant, support worker, key worker or healthcare assistant in residential settings, community and primary care environments, acute health environments, domiciliary services, day services or supported living projects

 Learners must take nine mandatory units, and then have a choice of optional knowledge and competence units covering different areas of health and social care such as supporting person-centred approaches, advocacy, health care, supporting those with disabilities, learning disabilities or dementia.

Entry Requirements
You should have a strong desire to ‘care’ for others in either a health or social care setting, and are committed to undertaking work experience.

Please apply your interest online where you will be invited in to the Open day to have a short interview with the tutor to see if you are eligible for this course.  If you need any further details please contact Michelle Fee at mfee@serc.ac.uk 

Where will it take me?
What are the potential job roles for those working towards these qualifications?

• This qualification confirms competence in these areas for roles such as:
• care assistants/support workers/key workers in residential settings
• healthcare assistants/support workers in community and primary care
• environments
• healthcare assistants/support workers in acute health environments
• care assistants/support workers/key workers in domiciliary services
• care assistants/support workers/key workers in day services
• support workers in supported living projects
• community-based care assistants/support workers/key workers,
• including those working in specialist areas, eg dementia, learning
• disabilities
• personal assistants employed directly by the individual they support or
• their families
• emerging new types of workers and multidisciplinary health roles
• crossing traditional service barriers and delivery models.
How will it make me more employable?

This for business purposes only, meaning only course will be running during the week and not on Saturdays.

How will I be assessed and given feedback?
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

Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

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