What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?
This is a competency based course recognising your ability to gain a good knowledge and understanding of a subject and to perform varied tasks in your workplace. This is primarily for those working in a senior position in a face-to-face role with service users. You will undertake a range of mandatory units some of which are listed below and choice of optional units dependent on your professional pathway. *Please see below
Unit 301 Promote personal development in care settings
Unit 302 Promote health, safety and wellbeing in care settings
Unit 303 Promote communication in care settings
Unit 304 Promote effective handling of information in care settings
Unit 305 Duty of care in care settings
All of your knowledge work will be assessed by assignments and your practice will be assessed in your workplace by a range of methods including observations in line with the requirements of the City & Guilds of London Institute. You will be supported by your Skills officer to build an electronic portfolio of evidence.
Course dates are:-
- 09-Sep-19 to 06-Sep-21
- 06-Jan-20 to 05-Jan-22
- 20-Apr-20 to 18-Apr-22
. **This course is eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan. Click here for further information.
Examples of optional units:
Understand mental wellbeing and mental health promotion Understand how to support individuals with autistic spectrum conditions The principles of Infection Prevention and Control Understand Physical Disability Understand Sensory Loss
Providing Independent Advocacy support Increase awareness about drugs, alcohol or other substances with individuals and groups Administer medication to individuals, and monitor the effects Provide support to continue recommended therapies Support individuals with multiple conditions and/or disabilities