Principles of Care Planning - Level 2

Course Code: SC1FE403

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Start DateLocationDuration
14/01/2020Community Based10 WeeksApply

Course Overview

This qualification is delivered as a 10 week programme, with 3 hours a week college attendance.

It is designed for learners who are looking to enter employment in, or progress within, a number of sectors where an understanding of care planning is important. 

This qualification is internally assessed and aims to develop learners’ knowledge and understanding of: 

  • the principles and processes of person-centred thinking, planning and review 
  • how to work with individuals to carry out activities specified in their care or support plan, including person-centred assessment, planning, implementation and review 
  • the promotion of health and well-being through nutrition and hydration 
  • supporting individuals to maintain personal hygiene 
  • supporting individuals to manage continence and the use of continence equipment 
  • supporting individuals with sleep. 

The objective of this qualification is to help progression in a variety of sectors and job roles where an understanding of care planning is required. 

This course is ideal for those already working or volunteering in the sector, to develop their underpinning knowledge, but also for those looking to move in care work.

Expert tuition is delivered by our industry specialists on this programme, with access to continued online support to assist in completing your assignments. 

Entry Requirements

No previous training or experience is required for this programme but you must be at least 19. As this is a knowledge only qualification, there is no requirement to be currently working in the care industry. 

Qualification Obtained

Certificate in the Principles of Care Planning

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning Methods

You will attend college for a 3-hour session each week (term-time only) for 10 weeks.

Within these sessions there will be tutor delivery, question and answer, discussion, observation, group work tasks and individual tasks.

It is expected that you will complete a minimum of 3 hours independent study, each week, outside of the class to complete your assignments. 

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

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