Health and Social Care

NVQ/QCF in and Social Care Level 2

Who Is It For?

This qualification is to guide and assess the development of knowledge and skills relating to the health and social care workforce. This qualification confirms competence in these areas for roles such as:

  • Care assistants/support workers/key workers in residential settings.
  • Healthcare assistants/support workers in community and primary care environments.
  • Healthcare assistants/support workers in acute health environments.
  • Care assistants/support workers/key workers in domiciliary services.
  • Care assistants/support workers/key workers in day services.
  • Support workers in supported living projects.
  • Community-based care assistants/ support workers/key workers, including those working in specialist areas e.g. dementia, learning disabilities.
  • Personal assistants employed directly by the individual they support or their families.
  • Emerging new types of workers and multidisciplinary health roles crossing traditional service barriers and delivery model.

Course Content

To achieve the full EDI Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults), learners must achieve a minimum of 46 credits. To do this they must achieve:

  • 24 credits from the mandatory units in Group A
  • 22 credits from the optional units in Group B and/or Group C - a minimum of 2 credits and a maximum of 7 credits must be achieved from Group B, a minimum of 15 credits must be achieved from Group C
  • Learners can claim an endorsed pathway (Dementia) if their achievement includes CT238 plus one of the following units: CU1667, CU1668, CU1682 or CU1669
  • Learners can claim an endorsed pathway (Adults with Learning Disabilities) if their achievement includes CT263 plus one of the following units: CU1679 or CU2654.

Qualification delivery and assessment

Your assessor will observe you carrying out practical tasks during your normal working hours in order to meet the requirements of The National Occupational Standards.

Progression opportunities

On completion of this programme you will be able to progress on to QCF/NVQ Health and Social Care Level 3, if your work role is suitable.

For more information contact Pathway Group on 0800 955 0870 or 0121 707 0550 or visit www.pathwaygroup.co.uk

NVQ/QCF in Health and Social Care Level 3

Who Is It For?

This qualification is to guide and assess the development of knowledge and skills relating to the health and social care workforce. It is relevant to job roles such as:

  • Senior care assistants/support workers/key workers in residential settings
  • Senior healthcare assistants/support workers in community and primary care environments
  • Senior healthcare assistants/support workers in acute health environments
  • Senior care assistants/support workers/key workers in domiciliary services
  • Senior care assistants/support workers/key workers in day services
  • Senior support workers in supported living projects
  • Community-based senior care assistants/support workers/key workers, including those working in specialist areas e.g. dementia, learning disabilities
  • Personal assistants employed directly by the individual they support or their families
  • Emerging new types of workers and multidisciplinary health roles crossing traditional
  • service barriers and delivery models

Course Content
To achieve the full Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults), learners must achieve a minimum of 58 credits. To do this they must achieve:

  • 28 credits from the mandatory units in Group A
  • 30 credits from the optional units in Group B and/or Group C — a minimum of 2 credits and a maximum of 7 credits must be achieved from Group B, a minimum of 23 credits must be achieved from Group C.
  • Learners can claim an endorsed pathway (Dementia) if their achievement includes CT242 plus one of the following units: CU1681, CU1682, or CUl 683.
  • Learners can claim an endorsed pathway (Adults with Learning Disabilities) if their achievement includes C1263 plus one of the following units: CU1689 or CU2707.

Course delivery and assessment
Learners work with as assessor and individually, completing activities and assessments for each unit. Your assessor will observe you carrying out practical tasks during your normal working hours in order to meet the requirements of The National Occupational Standards.

Progression opportunities
On completion of this programme you may be able to progress on to Health and Social Care Level 5, if your work role is suitable.

For more information contact Pathway Group on 0800 955 0870 or 0121 707 0550 or visit www.pathwaygroup.co.uk

Leadership for Health & Social Level 5

Who would benefit from this qualification.

The qualification is aimed at managers, owners and leaders across a range of health and social care provision for children adults or older people. The two to three year course gives the opportunity to build both managerial and care skills, whilst fulfilling the regulatory requirement for those looking to become managers of children's homes or adult residential and domiciliary services.

What does the qualification cover?
Learners are required to choose one of six pathways, all of which share five core units. Learners will also have to complete a certain number of optional units, depending on the pathway chosen:

Pathways:

  • Children and young people's residential management
  • Children and young people's management
  • Children and young people's advanced practice
  • Adult's residential management
  • Adult's management
  • Adult's advanced practice

Shared core units:

  • Use and develop systems that promote communication.
  • Promote professional development.
  • Champion equality, diversity and inclusion.
  • Develop health and safety and risk management policies, procedures and practices in health and social care or children and young people's settings.
  • Working in partnership in health and social care, and children and young people's settings.

Optional units (selection only)

  • Lead person-centred practice.
  • Support individuals at the end of life.
  • Manage finance in a health and social care or children and young people's setting.
  • Explore models of disability.
  • Understand the needs of children who are vulnerable and experiencing poverty and disadvantage.
  • Identify and act upon immediate risk of danger to substance misusers.

Course Overview

Qualification: QCF
Credits:  33 - 51
Duration:  2 - 3 years
Learning: Workplace
Assessment: Assessor

For more information contact Pathway Group on 0800 955 0870 or 0121 707 0550 or visit www.pathwaygroup.co.uk

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