Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities

Although individuals with learning specials needs and their families continue to deal with lots of difficulties, most analysts would agree that we are living in more enlightened and optimistic times in terms of our approach to discovering special needs assistance. Individuals are now being offered more personalised services with a higher focus on empowerment, active involvement and quality of life.

Who is it for?

This acreditation is focused on learners who deal with, or want to work with, individuals with learning disabilities. Although it will be especially helpful to those working in health and social care, it will also be of interest to those who operate in education or housing support functions.

What are the benefits of doing this course?

Along with offering learners the opportunity to achieve a nationally acknowledged qualification, this course will likewise help them to understand the requirements of people with learning disabilities and disability support.

The course provides employers with a structured training programme that will satisfy the training needs of their employees, giving comfort that staff are geared up with the understanding they need to support people with learning disabilities and their families.

The Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities comprises six mandatory units that are presented in two concise module workbooks as follows:

 

 

Module A

Unit 01: Understand the context of supporting individuals with learning disabilities (K/601/5315) (Credit value: 4) (GLH: 35)

Unit 02: Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care (A/601/8574) (Credit value: 3) (GLH: 26)

Unit 03: Introduction to personalisation in social care (K/601/9493) (Credit value: 3) (GLH: 22)

Module B

Unit 04: Principles of positive risk-taking for individuals with disabilities (K/601/6285) (Credit value: 2) (GLH: 20)

Unit 05: Introductory awareness of autistic spectrum conditions (M/601/5316) (Credit value: 2) (GLH:17)

Unit 06: Principles of supporting individuals with a learning disability to access health care (T/601/8654) (Credit value: 3) (GLH: 23)

Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities

Information for learning centres

Qualification reference number: 601/1687/0

Awarding organisation: NCFE 

Entry Requirements

Learners should be aged 16 and over, but otherwise there are no specific entry requirements for this programme.

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