1Course Overview

Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities QCF

Course code: NC005

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Boost your understanding of learning disabilities, from home!

This NCFE Level 2 course is accredited by the qualifications regulators for England, Wales and Northern Ireland and is part of the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).

This course is ideal for:

  • Students who want to boost their knowledge
  • Want to go onto further vocational training and placement opportunities
  • Those aspiring to work with people that have learning disabilities in a community setting, domiciliary care, school, social care setting or hospital
  • Those who want to progress in their current career

This course allows you to:

  • Gain a QCF recognised qualification
  • Understand how having a learning disability affects individuals
  • Learn how to uphold good practice to help support people to live normal lives and integrate into society
Discounts on selected courses - Until 28th May
2Course Content

Qualification Number: 601/1687/0

  • Unit 1: Understand the context of supporting individuals with learning disabilities
  • Unit 2: Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care
  • Unit 3: Introduction to personalisation in social care
  • Unit 4: Principles of positive risk-taking for individuals with disabilities
  • Unit 5: Introductory awareness of autistic spectrum conditions
  • Unit 6: Principles of supporting individuals with a learning disability to access healthcare
3Other Information
Assessment

This course is assessed by a series of assignments which are submitted to your tutor for marking.

Course Duration

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. We suggest that the course will take approximately 140 hours to complete. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.

Study Method

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 to you. You will also receive our tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Level 2 NCFE certificate of achievement. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to Level 2 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that this learning programme has been scrutinised and approved by an independent panel of experienced educational professionals and is quality audited biannually by NCFE.

NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

4Q&As

Your Questions Answered

What skills are needed to enrol onto this course?

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.

Is there a time limit for the completion of this course?

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. This course is truly flexible and adaptable around your lifestyle.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE CV writing service
  • Comprehensive study guide
  • Exclusive Open Study College Pen
  • Student study planner
  • Three colour highlighter
  • Student notebook
  • Document wallet
Do I have to sit an exam?

No. You will be assessed on your coursework alone.

Are there any additional cost?

No, everything you need is included in the price!

How do I get my work assessed?

Once we receive your work we will mark it and return it to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your Certificate.

What if I still have questions?

That’s not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Support Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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The total course fee includes a loan arrangement fee. Your initial deposit payment will be used towards this fee, any remaining fee balance will be added the loan amount.

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Our finance option is provided in partnership with AffordItNow.
For your finance application to be considered you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be over 18 years old
  • Be employed for at least 16 hours a week or retired and in receipt of a private or company pension. Certain state benefit schemes may also be considered.
  • Be a permanent UK resident with a 3 year address history
  • Have a good credit history with no late payments, debt relief orders or bankruptcies
  • Have a valid email address and can access it

Please note that meeting the above criteria does not guarantee finance acceptance.

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