This qualification is designed for learners working in both the adult care and healthcare workforce in England. It is a common qualification, assessing both knowledge and competence that is portable across the health and care sectors. The qualification content is appropriate for roles such as adult care workers, healthcare assistants/support workers and personal assistants.
Learners gaining this qualification will be able to understand and demonstrate knowledge and skills in the following areas; using communication and handling information, personal development, implementing person-centered approaches, equality and inclusion, health, safety and wellbeing, duty of care and safeguarding and protection. Learners will also develop their knowledge and skills in a variety of other areas by selecting optional units that are suitable for their job role and development
This qualification is assessed through completion of a portfolio of evidence which will be assessed and internally quality assured by the centre.
Learners achieving this qualification can choose to progress onto the Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care (RQF) or the Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support (RQF) depending on their job role or specialism.