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

Course Code


Understand how to effectively support those with learning difficulties with this level 2 course!

  • Gain an understanding of the principles of safeguarding and protecting people in a health and social care environment.
  • Learn about the importance of personalisation in social care.
  • Study the principles of positive risk-taking for individuals with learning difficulties.
  • Understand how to support an individual with a learning disability to help them access healthcare.
This course is only available to study online.

Course overview

This NCFE CACHE level 2 course is accredited by the qualifications regulators for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

This course is ideal for students who want to boost their knowledge or want to go on to further vocational training and placement opportunities, those looking to work with people that have learning disabilities in a community setting, domiciliary care, school, social care setting or hospital, or those who want to progress in their current career.

Course Duration

Up to one year

Study Hours

Approximately 140 hours

Course Outcome

You will receive an NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


Tutor-marked assignments

Course content

Qualification Number: 601/1687/0

Extra info


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 via 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 Outcome

At the end of this course, successful learners will receive a Level 2 NCFE CACHE 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.

Awarding Body

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.


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