NCFE CACHE Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities

Accreditation

NCFE

Course duration

3 Month - Blended Learning

Certificate valid for

Never expires

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The NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities is eligible for European Social Funding and is for learners working, or about to work in the health and social care sector, with an interest in working with individuals with learning disabilities.

NCFE CACHE Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities Course Aims

This qualification is designed for learners with an interest in, or who are already working with, individuals with learning disabilities in a variety of roles.

This qualification aims to give learners knowledge and understanding to work with individuals with learning disabilities or difficulties. They will explore the principles of safeguarding and positive risk taking and gain awareness of the autistic spectrum.

NCFE CACHE Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities Course Objectives

The objectives of this qualification are to prepare learners for employment and to support a role in the workplace where the individual may work or interact with people with learning disabilities. This is primarily for those within healthcare and social care but may also be useful to those working in education or housing support roles.

Course Units

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

To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities, 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.

Delegates will be awarded the NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities.

Progression Opportunities

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Care
  • Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care
  • Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support

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, along with the course dates we have running in various locations around the UK.