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 course is suitable for those working in the care profession, or anyone looking into a career in this field of work. This qualification is also suitable for home carers or anyone who has an interest in learning more about dementia.
What the interview will involve

Not required

What you will learn

This course is split into seven manageable units:

  • Unit 1: Dementia awareness
  • Unit 2: Person-centered approach to the care and support of individuals with dementia
  • Unit 3: Understand the factors that can influence communication and interaction with individuals who have dementia
  • Unit 4: Understand equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care
  • Unit 5: Understand the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person-centred approach
  • Unit 6: Understand behaviour in the context of dementia
  • Unit 7: Understand the benefits of engaging in activities in social care
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 care industry
  • Courses are delivered as distance learning, allowing you to choose when and where to study
  • Personal tutors are assigned to ensure you 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
A new case of dementia arises somewhere in the world every four seconds. Dementia not only affects the individual themselves, but can also devastate their family, friends and entire lifestyle. Whether you are looking to start or develop a career in the care industry, or you simply want to know more about dementia for personal reasons, this course is the perfect place to start, as it explores crucial elements of the different types of dementia. The knowledge you will gain from this course could help you care for a friend or relative with dementia and enhance your understanding of their needs and behaviour.
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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