Care - Level 2

Course Code: SC1FE405


Next available course:

Start DateLocationDuration
24/02/2022Bispham Campus18 WeeksApply

Course Overview

This qualification combines the assessment of knowledge and competence and will support you to develop the knowledge and skills required to work in a range of clinical healthcare support settings and in adult care environments.  It will not only support employment opportunities, but also the possibility of progressing on to the NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care.  

Entry Requirements

No previous training or experience is required for this programme but you must be over 19 year of age on the 31st August before the course start date.

Prior to enrolment you will need to find a placement in an adult care setting (e.g., care home, hospital, recovery services, rehabilitation centre, mental health services or groups, day centre, home care etc.). You will need to be able to attend the placement for a minimum of 6 hours a week for the duration of the course. You will need to ensure that the setting is willing for observations to take place either with an assessor attending in person or via live link.  

Qualification Obtained

Diploma in Care

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning Methods

Your course will begin with you attending college for an induction session to meet the curriculum team.

The course will then be delivered remotely with live lectures and support sessions schedule for a total of 4.5 hours a week for 18 weeks (term time only).

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

Approximately every 5 weeks you will attend College for a small group seminar within your scheduled delivery time.

All dates for college attendance will be provided at the start of your course.

You will also have regular contact with your assessor throughout your course who will also attend your placement to observe the development of your skills in practice.

It is expected that you will complete a minimum of 3 hours independent study, each week, outside of the class to complete the assessment tasks which take the form of electronic workbooks.

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.

Tuition Fees

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions

European Structural and Investment Funds
Council for Independent Education
European Social Fund
Lancaster University
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