Study Type
Part Time
Study Level
Level 2
Start Date:
On demand
Duration
To be confirmed

Course Sheets

Entry requirements
Who the course is for
This qualification is suited to anyone currently working, or looking to work, with individuals who have any form of learning disability in order to enhance their knowledge and understanding of personalised care in this context.
What the interview will involve

Not required

What you will learn

This course is split into six manageable units:

  • Unit 1: Understand the context of supporting individuals with learning disabilities
  • Unit 2: Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care
  • Unit 3: Introduction to personalisation in social care
  • Unit 4: Principles of positive risk taking for individuals with disabilities
  • Unit 5: Introductory awareness of autistic spectrum conditions
  • Unit 6: Principles of supporting individuals with a learning disability to access healthcare
How you will learn

You will self-study using college resources – online or with workbooks (course dependent).

Progression
  • Gain a nationally recognised qualification
  • Create a long-standing career pathway within the health and social care industry
  • Courses are delivered as distance learning, allowing learners to choose when and where to study
  • Personal tutors are assigned to ensure learners have the support needed to succeed
Fees

Our level 2 courses are free *(if you are 19-24 years old you must have a full level 2 qualification already to be eligible for free funding. More eligibility criteria apply). Contact us if you need more information on funding.

Failure to complete the course will incur an admin cost.

Qualifications you will get

Level 2 Certificate

Additional information
There are an estimated 1.5 million people living with a learning disability in the UK. The effects on individuals can vary widely and affect people of every age and background. Each individual with a learning disability is entitled to receive personalised and lifelong support provided by health and social care organisations and a network of carers.This qualification will provide learners with a comprehensive understanding of issues surrounding different types of learning disabilities and how these affect individuals in their daily lives, including safeguarding, positive risk taking and an awareness of the autistic spectrum.
Alternatively, email info@iwcollege.ac.uk with the subject title of your chosen course, followed by ‘info’ to receive further information. i.e. ‘Science T Level info’.

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