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This qualification provides evidence of competence in delivering
care within a range of adult care services. It is a work-based qualification and therefore you will need a supportive employer to allow assessment in the workplace. It is usually completed over a 12 month period but course length may vary according to the setting and the nature of your job role. You will be assessed by one of our highly-skilled and occupationally-competent members of staff.
You will be allocated an assessor who
visits the work setting every 4 to 6 weeks to support and guide you through
your qualification. You will need to complete both mandatory units plus
optional knowledge & competency units. The mandatory units include, safeguarding
and protection, personal development and
equality and Inclusion
The minimum entry age is 18 for this course. There are no formal
entry criteria, though a good standard of English and maths is required, which will be assessed via initial assessment on enrolment. This is a National Vocational
Qualification and the candidate needs to be currently working in a care setting
and have 3-6 months’ work experience.
This diploma is delivered in the workplace using
a variety of assessment methods, with competency evidence collected throughout the course. Assessment methods include:
workplace observations, witness testimonies, professional discussion, oral and
written questions and work product evidence.
You can progress to a level 3 diploma in Health & Social
Care, where the job role allows.
To find out more information or to enrol please email email@example.com quoting the course reference.
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