NCFE CACHE Diploma in Care

Accreditation

NCFE

Course duration

Within 12 Months

Certificate valid for

Never expires

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The NCFE CACHE Level 2 Diploma in Care is eligible for Funding supporting learners to develop the knowledge and skills required to work in a range of clinical healthcare support settings and in adult care environments. It covers a wide range of areas including dementia awareness, mental health and well-being, supporting individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and healthcare procedures. 

The content is also aligned with the knowledge and skills required for the Adult Care Worker and Healthcare Support Worker Apprenticeship standards.

Qualification Reference: 603/2611/6

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Diploma in Care Course Aims

This qualification will support learners to develop the knowledge and skills required to work in a range of clinical healthcare support settings and in health and adult care environments.

The qualification is formed of mandatory and optional units. The mandatory units cover core competencies, while the optional units allow learners to choose from a variety of areas to tailor the qualification to their needs and interests, and to reflect the context of their work. 

It covers a wide range of areas including dementia awareness, mental health and well-being, supporting individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and healthcare procedures. 

Mandatory Course Units

Learners must achieve a minimum of 46 credits to gain this qualification. Learners must achieve 24 credits from the mandatory units and a minimum of 22 credits from the optional units.

  1. Communication in care settings
  2. Handle information in care settings
  3. Personal development in care settings
  4. Implement person-centred approaches in care settings
  5. Equality and Inclusion in care settings
  6. Health, safety and well-being in care settings
  7. Responsibilities of a care worker
  8. Duty of care
  9. Safeguarding and protection in care settings

For a full list of optional units download the Qualification Specification here.

To be awarded the Level 2 Diploma in Care, learners are required to successfully achieve a minimum of 46 credits to gain this qualification.

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.

Delegates will be awarded the NCFE CACHE Level 2 Diploma in Care. 

Progression Opportunities

The content of the qualification links with the knowledge and skills required for the Adult Care Worker and Healthcare Support Worker apprenticeship standards. 

Upon completion, learners can enter either the adult care or health workforces. The content is applicable to a variety of roles, including:

  • adult care worker
  • healthcare assistant/support worker
  • personal assistant

Units can also be used for continuing professional development in the learner’s chosen field.

Funding and Support

We are able to offer this course fully funded through The Adult Education Budget (AEB) and European Social Funding (ESF) - subject to eligibility, Please contact us to find out more about eligibility and how to enrol.