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LEVEL 2 DIPLOMA IN CARE (NCFE CACHE)

 

SPECIFICATION

QUALIFICATION TITLE:

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Diploma in Care

QUALIFICATION TYPE:

Vocational Related Qualification

LEVEL:

2

ACCREDITATION STATUS:

Accredited

METHOD OF DELIVERY

Online via distance learning

TQT

460

CREDIT EQUIVALENCY:

46

QUALIFICATION NUMBER (RQF):

603/2611/6

PROGRESSION ROUTES:

The content of the qualification links with the knowledge and skills required for the Adult Care Worker and Healthcare Support Worker apprenticeship standards.


Upon completion, learners can enter either the adult care or health workforces. The content is applicable to a variety of roles, including:

  • adult care worker

  • healthcare assistant/support worker

  • personal assistant.

Units can also be used for continuing professional development in the learner’s chosen field.

 

COURSE OVERVIEW

This qualification will support learners to develop the knowledge and skills required to work in a range of clinical healthcare support settings and in adult care environments.

The qualification 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, interests and to reflect the context of their work.

It covers a wide range of areas including dementia awareness, mental health and well-being, supporting individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and healthcare procedures.

The content is also aligned with the knowledge and skills required for the Adult Care Worker and Healthcare Support Worker Apprenticeship standards.

 

UNITS

Mandatory

  • Communication in care settings

  • Handle information in care settings

  • Personal development in care settings

  • Implement person-centred approaches in care settings

  • Equality and inclusion in care settings

  • Health, safety and well-being in care settings

  • Responsibilities of a care worker

  • Duty of care

  • Safeguarding and protection in care settings


Optional*

  • Provide support for mobility

  • Move and position individuals in accordance with their care plan

  • Dementia awareness 

  • Support individuals to meet personal care needs

  • Support individuals to eat and drink

  • Support individuals with specific communication needs

  • The principles of infection prevention and control

  • Causes and spread of infection

*Learners must achieve a minimum of 46 credits to gain this qualification. Learners must achieve 24 credits from the mandatory units and a minimum of 22 credits from the optional units.

The list of optional units has been handpicked by experienced tutors. However if there are other optional unit combinations you are interested in, please refer to NCFE's Specification and get in contact with our staff where we can help you afterwards.

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

The complete entry requirements have yet to be confirmed but currently any learner who has not already achieved the same qualification or similar at this level (for example our Qualifi Level 2 Diploma in Care) or higher (Qualifi Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care) will be eligible for the course. ​

If you are studying abroad and are interested in working in the UK as a carer or a senior carer. Drop us a message and we will get in touch with you.