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CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Health and Social Care

Course Code

OSC1138

Achieve your CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Health and Social Care and start working towards a career in the sector!

  • Achieve a nationally recgonised NCFE CACHE qualification in health and social care!
  • Gain the knowledge you need to work effectively in the health and social care sector.
  • Study from home at your own pace.
  • FREE access to the CACHE Alumni membership for two years.

Course overview

This CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Health and Social Care qualification is perfect for anyone looking to work in health and social care, or for those working in an entry-level position in the sector who is looking to develop their career.

During your studies, you will develop your knowledge of the legislation, policies, procedures, and codes of practice in relation to equality, diversity, and inclusion in the health and social care industry, as well as how you can use person-centred practice to support individuals. You will learn more about how health and social care services can meet the care needs of an individual throughout their lifespan, and the various influences that have an impact upon human growth and development. This course will also cover how a health and social care practitioner can safeguard the individuals they care for and themselves, and the action you can take if an individual is at risk of being harmed or abused.

Course Duration

Up to one year.

Study Hours

Approximately 240 hours.

Course Outcome

You will receive your NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Health and Social Care once you have successfully completed this course.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Assessment

Tutor-marked assignments.

Course content

Qualification number: 601/8854/6

Extra info

Assessment

This course is assessed by a series of assignments which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination or practical work is required, so you can complete all assessed work from home.

Course duration

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.

Study method

This course will be studied entirely via distance learning, meaning you will complete your learning either from home or a place that suits you. Full tutor support will be available via email, so if you have any questions or need some guidance, your tutor will be here to help. Your course materials will include a series of self-assessment exercises and tutor-marked questions to allow both yourself and your tutor to monitor your progress.

The study method you choose depends on your personal learning style. Your options are:

  • Study pack: if you choose the study pack option, you will be sent a set of printed course materials.
  • Study online: if you choose this option, you will be sent your login details to our online portal through which you will access your course materials digitally. You can access your course via a desktop/laptop computer, tablet, or smartphone.

Course outcome

QRN: 601/8854/6

Upon successful completion of the course, you will achieve an NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Health and Social Care.

 

Awarding body

CACHE became part of NCFE in 2015.

CACHE (The Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education) are the leading industry specialists in providing qualifications that specialise in the care and education sector. This course has been developed by experts to ensure that all requirements and skills are covered.

CACHE Alumni membership

Once you have enrolled on your CACHE course, you will have access to the CACHE Alumni membership for two years. CACHE Alumni is a professional membership network for those who work in the care, health, and education industries, providing valuable resources and advice for your studies when working towards/with a CACHE qualification.

What next?

This course will support you in progressing into a number of jobs on the health and social care industry, including:

  • Care support workers in adult residential settings.
  • Healthcare assistants in the community, primary care, and acute health settings.
  • Care support workers in domiciliary services, supported living, or day services.
  • Community-based support workers.

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