Level 2 Certificate In Understanding Personal Care Needs
Health & Social Care
Adult Further Education
What is the course about?
This qualification focuses on developing a person-centred approach to delivering high levels of personal care. If you work in the care sector or would like to in the future, this course is ideal for you.
Why should I choose the course?
As the UK sees an increasingly ageing population, the number of adults needing around-the-clock care is on the rise. As well as the need for medical care, there is also a need for high levels of personal care to allow those who need support to live as comfortably as possible. This course will equip you with the skills you need to provide high-quality personal care.
What will I learn?
This course covers a range of personal care modules, including:
- Understanding person-centred care
- Supporting personal hygiene
- Understanding foot care for individuals
- Support individuals to maintain oral health
- Pressure area care
- Understanding sepsis.
What will the course lead on to?
What support is available?
We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.
Click here for learning support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/learning-support
Click here for finance support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/financial-support
What are the entry requirements?
You should have access and be able to use online learning platforms and be able to cope with level 2 literacy.
If you are aged 19-23 you must hold a full level 2 qualification.
If you are currently undertaking an apprenticeship programme you will be exempt from enrolling on this course.
Are there any additional costs associated with the course?
There are no specific extra costs apart from access to IT and the internet, as well as any books/stationery you wish to purchase yourself.
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