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DL NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities

Course Level: 

Level 2

Overview of the course: 

Around 1.5 million people in the UK have a learning disability. Owing to the fact that they are likely to find it more difficult than others to describe their symptoms, a good knowledge of legislation and the healthcare system, as well as an understanding of signs and symptoms of various conditions, is essential for anyone working with individuals with learning disabilities.

Entry requirements: 

Eligibility Criteria
• Aged 19+ (born before 01/09/1998)
• Lived in the EU for 3 years

Topics: 

• Unit 1 - Understanding the Context of Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities
• Unit 2 - Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care
• Unit 3 - Introduction to Personalisation in Social Care
• Unit 4 - Principles of Positive Risk-Taking for Individuals with Disabilities
• Unit 5 - Introductory Awareness of Autistic Spectrum Conditions
• Unit 6 - Principles of Supporting Individuals with a Learning Disability to Access Healthcare

How is the course assessed?: 

After the eligibility checks have been done, a Tutor is allocated to you and a further letter is sent along with your course workbooks / resource packs (please note that resource packs will not be sent out if wish to complete via eLearning, they are available online). After about 2-3 weeks the allocated Tutor will make contact with you to introduce themselves and ask how you are progressing.

Length of the course: 

You will have 24 weeks from enrolling to complete the course. You can complete the qualification online via our eLearning Assessor website or in paper-based format. Everything is done remotely via post or email, induction pack and tutor support.

Campus: 

Distance Learning

When does the course start: 

This course is learner lead, meaning you start when you have had your induction.

More important information about this course:

Fees: 

Funding is available for those who meet the entry requirements.
*We make every effort to publish correct fees, however all fees are subject to change. Fees are correct as at the current time (21 May 2019 09:09) and are subject to change up to the date of enrolment. Fees quoted are payable annually

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How to apply: 

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