NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Personal Care Needs

Accreditation

NCFE

Course duration

3 Months - Blended Learning

Certificate valid for

Never expires

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This qualification is designed for learners who want to increase their knowledge and understanding of 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

Internally assessed and externally quality assured portfolio of evidence, learners are required to successfully achieve 6 mandatory units.

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