Level 2 Diploma in Care (RQF)


Qualification overview and objective:


The objective of this qualification is to support a role in the workplace. This qualification forms the competence requirements for those learners working in both health and adult care settings at level 2, allowing learners to enter either workforce. The content is appropriate for roles such as adult care workers, healthcare assistants/support workers and personal assistants. This qualification supports delivery of the Adult Care Worker apprenticeship standard and may support delivery of the Healthcare Support Worker apprenticeship standard.

Entry requirements:


There are no prerequisites for this qualification, however It is advised that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent. This qualification is approved for delivery to learners aged 16+.

Key facts:


Qualification number: 603/2825/3            Learning aim reference: 60328253

Credit value: 46                                                 Assessment method: Portfolio of evidence

Guided learning hours (GLH): 308             Total qualification time (TQT): 460


Qualification structure:


To complete the Highfield Level 2 Diploma in Care (RQF), learners must complete the following:


Learners are free to choose whichever units they like relevant to their role.


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Progression opportunities:


On successful completion of this qualification, learners may wish to continue their development by undertaking one of the following qualifications: