- Type: Social Care | e-Learning
- Level: 2
- Start Date: Throughout the year
- Duration: 8-12 weeks based on 4 hours of study a week
- Study Mode: Online Learning
About the course
Care workers play a key role in ensuring that their residents/patients are treated with a friendly and caring approach. Care workers have the ability to relateto people from a variety of backgrounds. After an investigation from the Care Quality Commission revealed that 424 out of 7,357 services in England are rated Inadequate, the need for high-quality trained care workers has never been greater.
- Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification Evidence your competency to employers
- Further your personal and professional development
- Learn at a time that suits you, without the need to attend College
- Ensure you understand the principles and practice of person-centred thinking, planning and reviews
What you will learn
- Understanding Person-Centred Thinking and Planning
- Care Planning for the Care Worker
- Understanding Nutrition and Hydration in Health and Social Care Settings
- Principles of Supporting an Individual to Maintain Personal Hygiene
- Understanding Continence Care
- Principles of Supporting Sleep
How much does it cost?
This course is free* to study if you are:
- Aged 19 or over
- Living in UK and an EU resident for the last 3 years
- Have settled status in the UK if you are not a UK or EU national
*Costs for adult programmes has changed. If you live in a devolved area you may have to pay for your programme(s). This includes residents of Greater Cambridge and Peterborough.
If you currently reside in any of the devolved authorities listed below (based on you home postcode) your study with Harlow College is not eligible for AEB funding and you may be required to pay tuition fees:
- Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
- Greater Manchester
- Liverpool City Region
- Tees Valley
- West Midlands
- West of England
You may be eligible for funding from other providers.