Kick-start your career in health and social care, from home!
CACHE (The Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education) qualifications specialise in the care and education sector and are the leading industry specialists. This course has been developed by experts, which ensures everything that employers need is covered.
As well as providing an excellent knowledge base in health and social care this CACHE Level 2 Certificate course is ideal for:
This CACHE Level 2 Certificate course enables you to:
What's more, you will now also gain FREE access to the CACHE Alumni for 1 year on completion of your course!
Qualification Number: 601/8854/6
(L/508/3709, Unit Level 2; GLH: 70)
1. Understand equality, diversity and inclusion in health and social care:
1.1. The terms:
1.2. Legislation, policies, procedures and codes of practice in relation to equality, diversity and inclusion:
1.3. How the health and social care practitioner contributes to inclusive practice:
2. Understand discrimination:
2.1. Types of discrimination in relation to:
2.2. Approaches to challenge discrimination:
2.3. How the health and social care practitioner’s own values, beliefs and experiences can influence delivery of care:
3. Understand person-centred practice:
3.1. The concept of person-centred practice:
3.2. How person-centred practice is used to support individuals:
3.3. Impacts of person-centred practice on individuals:
3.4. Ethical dilemmas that may arise when balancing individuals’ rights and duty of care:
(F/508/3710, Unit Level 2; GLH: 70)
1. Understand human growth and development across the lifespan:
1.1. The life stages of human growth and development:
1.2. Social, emotional, cognitive and physical development within each life stage:
1.3. Holistic development:
2. Understand influences which impact upon human growth and development:
2.1. The nature versus nurture debate in relation to human growth and development:
2.2. The medical model of health and well-being:
2.3. Factors which impact upon human growth and development:
2.4. The importance of recognising and responding to concerns regarding an individual’s growth and development:
3. Understand significant life events across the lifespan:
3.1. Significant life events across the life stages:
3.2. The impact that significant life events may have on an individual:
4. Understand how health and social care services meet the care needs of individuals through the lifespan:
4.1. Care needs of individuals through the life stages:
4.2. How health and social care services meet the care needs of individuals through the life stages:
(J/508/3711, Unit Level 2; GLH: 70)
1.2. Legislation, policies, procedures and codes of practice in relation to the safeguarding and protection of:
2. Understand the role and responsibilities of the health and social care practitioner in relation to safeguarding:
2.1. How the health and social care practitioner safeguards individuals:
2.2. How the health and social care practitioner safeguards themselves:
3. Understand types of abuse:
3.1. Types of abuse:
3.2. Signs, symptoms, indicators and behaviours which may cause concern:
3.3. Factors which contribute to an individual being vulnerable to harm or abuse:
4. Understand action to be taken by the health and social care practitioner in response to evidence or concerns that an individual is at risk or has been harmed or abused:
4.1. Actions to take if harm or abuse is suspected or disclosed:
4.2. The responsibilities of the health and social care practitioner in relation to whistleblowing:
4.3. The boundaries of confidentiality in relation to the safeguarding, protection and well-being of individuals:
5. Understand the benefits of working in partnership in relation to safeguarding and protection:
5.1. The benefits of working in partnership in relation to safeguarding and protection:
This course is assessed by a series of assignments which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required, so you can complete all assessed work from home.
This course will take approximately 240 hours to complete. You will receive a full year to complete the course, which is a lot more time than you will need. This allows you to work at your own pace, without the pressure of tight deadlines.
On completion of your studies, you will also gain access to the CACHE Alumni for up to 1 year. CACHE Alumni is a Professional Membership Network for those who work in the CACHE Sector, providing valuable resources and advice for professionals with a CACHE qualification.
You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted or sent to you online, whichever you choose. You will also receive tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!
Upon successful completion of the course you will achieve an NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Health and Social Care.
CACHE became part of NCFE in 2015.
CACHE (the Council of Awards in Care, Health and Education) are the UK's leading awarding organisation for the childcare and social care sectors, and are part of the RQF (Regulated Qualifications Framework) which ensures the highest level quality courses and industry recognised qualifications.
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification; however you must be at least 16 years of age.
You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.
You do not need to be working to enrol onto this course as this is a knowledge only qualification.
No. Everything you need is included in the price!
You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your NCFE CACHE Certificate.
We offer a course replacement service which ensures that, if your course pack is lost or damaged throughout the duration of your studies, we can issue you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee. This is available by calling our Student Support team on 03300 563100.
For further information please contact us.
The course so far is going great. The course materials are brilliant and my tutor is very helpful and gets back to me straight away.