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

Course code: NC005

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 as a study pack.
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.


You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol on to 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.

  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE XO Student Discounts card
  • FREE CV critique service
  • FREE employability guide to help you impress future employers
  • Comprehensive study guide
  • Open Study College pen and highlighter
  • Student study planner
  • Student notebook
  • Document wallet

No. You will be assessed on your coursework alone.

No, everything you need is included in the price!

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

It's not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

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 Adviser Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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