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Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Difficulties NCFE/CACHE Level 2 Certificate

This distance learning course will enable you to gain additional skills and a qualification without disrupting your day-to-day life. You will have access to specialist support from dedicated tutors throughout the programme.

Course content

This qualification aims to give you the knowledge and understanding to work with individuals with learning disabilities. You will explore the principles of safeguarding and positive risk taking and gain awareness of the autistic spectrum.

The units you will study are:

  1. Understand the context of supporting individuals with learning disabilities
  2. Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care
  3. Introduction to personalisation in social care
  4. Principles of positive risk taking for individuals with disabilities
  5. Introductory awareness of autistic spectrum conditions
  6. Principles of supporting individuals with a learning disability to access healthcare

Assessment methods

You will be provided with a resource pack with assessment booklets to complete. There is also an option to study this course online via our bespoke e-learning portal.

Qualifications

Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Difficulties NCFE/CACHE Level 2 Certificate
Further study and career options

Course progression:

Once it has been confirmed that you have fully completed the course, there are several next steps that you can take. You can go on to study another level two distance learning course. Or you could move on to one of our Level 3 Distance Learning courses. Alternatively, you could enrol on to our Access to Higher Education course (subject to interview) or the Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools qualification (subject to entry requirements).

Career progression:

By completing any of the above courses, you will gain the skills and knowledge that employers find desirable. It is also a great opportunity for continuous professional development.
Additional information

Please note that an administration charge of £100 will be charged if learners do not complete the course within the allocated 16 weeks.

Course Information & How to Apply

For more information, or to enrol on this course please email distancelearning@bedford.ac.uk

LengthStart DateFeesLocationCourse Code
To be completed within 16 weeks Flexible Free Distance Learning K1575

 

Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.  Find out more.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
At Bedford College, we are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.  Find out more.

Accessibility
We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.
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