Level 2 Diploma in Care - Pathway Group

Level 2 Diploma in Care

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.

Awarding Body

HABC

Delivery
Duration
Guided Learning Hours
Funding

The content is appropriate for roles such as adult care workers, healthcare assistants/support workers and personal assistants. This qualification supports the delivery of the Adult Care Worker apprenticeship standard and may support the delivery of the Healthcare Support Worker apprenticeship standard.

This new RQF qualification replaces the HABC Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (QCF) (600/4122/5). The HABC Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (QCF) expired on 31 December 2017. Centres will have until 31 December 2019 to complete learners and apply for certification.

Who is this qualification for?

At level 2, this new RQF qualification will be the common qualification for both the health and adult care services, allowing learners to enter either workforce. The qualification has been written in line with the minimum requirements set out by Skills for Care and Skills for Health and confirms the competence of those who work in health and adult care services in England.

The Highfield Level 2 Diploma in Care (RQF) will also link with the knowledge and skills required within the Adult Care Worker and Healthcare Support Worker apprenticeship standards, supporting roles such as adult care worker, healthcare assistant/support worker and personal assistant.

Assessment method

The qualification will be assessed by a portfolio of evidence.

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