OCR Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (QCF)
(Funding available for UK residents – also available through apprenticeship framework)
These qualifications are designed for people who work with individuals to support and assist them with their physical or emotional care, daily living needs or maintaining their independence.
The level 2 qualification is aimed at home care assistants, community support assistants, healthcare assistants and residential or day service assistants.
This course is an entry level qualification suitable for students who wish to pursue a career in the area of care. QCF Level 2 is equivalent to 4 GCSE’s at grade C. There are four mandatory two optional units.
The Diploma in Health & Social Care is split into many pathways with set units
Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care.
9 mandatory units:
- Introduction to communication in health, social care or children's and young people's settings
- Introduction to personal development in health, social care or children's and young people's settings
- Introduction to equality and inclusion in health, social care or children's and young people's settings
- Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care
- The role of the health and social care worker
- Implement person centred approaches in health and social care
- Contribute to health and safety in health and social care
- Handle information in health and social care settings
- Introduction to duty of care in health, social care or children's and young people's setting.
Learners are also required to take a number of optional units, depending on the number of credits; to achieve the Diploma a minimum of 46 credits must be completed:
Group A, 24 Credits – Mandatory Units
Group B, A minimum of 2 -7 Credits - Specialist Knowledge
Group C, 15 Credits – Optional Competence Units