What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?
The Level 2 Diploma in Adult Care is a part knowledge based and part competency based qualification for which you will achieve 46 QCF Credits. Various pathways available dependent on work setting and job role. This is an intermediate course recognising your ability to gain a good knowledge and understanding of a subject and to perform varied tasks. This is primarily for those working independently in a face-to-face role with service users.
Course dates are:
- 09-Sep-19 to 08-Mar-21
- 06-Jan-20 to 05-Jul-21
- 20-Apr-20 to 18-Oct-21
There will also be practical assessments for each unit which will take place in the workplace by a qualified college assessor.
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.
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 face-to-face role with service users. You will undertake a range of mandatory units some of which are listed below together with optional units which you will choose to suit your job role.
Unit 201 Safeguarding and protection in care settings
Unit 202 Responsibilities of a care worker
Unit 203 Communication in care settings
Unit 204 Causes and Spread of Infection
Unit 205 Duty of care
Unit 206 Handle information in care settings