NCFE CACHE Understanding Personal Care Needs

Accreditation

NCFE

Course duration

3 Months - Blended Learning

Certificate valid for

Never expires

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The NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Personal Care Needs is eligible for Funding and is to give learners specialist knowledge to support their work within the social care and healthcare sectors. Learners will gain knowledge and understanding by successfully completing the units required.

Qualification Reference: 603/5286/3

NCFE CACHE Understanding Personal Care Needs Course Overview

The purpose of the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Personal Care Needs is to give learners specialist knowledge to support their work within the health and social care sectors. Learners will gain knowledge and understanding by successfully completing the units required.

This qualification aims to:

  • focus on the study of personal care needs in the health and social care sectors
  • offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge

The objective of this qualification is to:

  • give learners specialist knowledge of how to support an individual with personal care needs

Mandatory Units

  1. Understand person-centred care
  2. Understand how to support personal hygiene
  3. Understand foot care for individuals
  4. Understand how to support individuals to maintain oral health
  5. Understand pressure area care
  6. Understand sepsis

To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Personal Care Needs, learners are required to successfully complete 6 mandatory units.

Assessment involves a blended delivery approach - This is a mixture of face-to-face and remote sessions with a qualified health and social care assessor.

On successful completion of the course, learners will receive a NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Personal Care Needs.

Progression Opportunities

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:

  • Level 3 Award in Health and Social Care
  • Level 3 Certificate in Health and Social Care
  • Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care