NCFE CACHE Level 2 Diploma in Care

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603/2611/6
Sector:
Health, Public Services and Care, Health, Health and Social Care
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Level
Level 2
Minimum entry age
16
GLH
307
TQT
460
Credit Value
46

Who is it suitable for?

Learners or apprentices who wish to work or are working in a variety of different settings within the NHS and private care facilities.

What are the entry requirements?

Learners should be at least 16 years old. We do not set any other entry requirements but colleges and training providers may have their own guidelines.

How many credits are required to complete it?

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.

How is it assessed?

All units are internally assessed by your Tutor or Assessor using a portfolio of evidence.

How long will it take to complete this qualification?

Learners can usually complete the qualification within 12 months as standalone or within 18-24 months if taken as part of an apprenticeship standard.

Do you need to be working to take this qualification?

Learners will need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement to be able to show competence in both knowledge and skills.

What related qualifications can you progress to?

Qualifications in specialist health pathways or to related health Apprenticeships.

Career 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 a basis for continuing professional development in the learners chosen field.

Funding for our qualifications

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Qualification Specification

This document contains everything you need to know about this qualification in PDF format and should be used by everyone involved in its planning, delivery and assessment.

Key Facts

The Key Facts document details all of the important information you need to know about this qualification.

Joint Skills for Care and Skills for Health Assessment Principles

This mandatory document outlines the policies and principles for assessing competence units.

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