Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Difficulties Level 2
More about the course
Around 1.5 million people in the UK have a learning disability.
Owing to the fact that they are likely to find it more difficult than others to describe their symptoms, a good knowledge of legislation and the healthcare system, as well as an understanding of signs and symptoms of various conditions, is essential for anyone working with individuals with learning disabilities.
How often does this course run?
Start dates for this course are flexible and can be joined anytime throughout the year. Once you have made your application, one of our advisers will be in touch to discuss your preferred start date.
- A good level of English and Maths is required, for example GCSEs at Grade A*-D
- Equivalent at pass level
What will I achieve?
If you successful complete this course, you will receive a Level 2 certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Difficulties NCFE Cache
What will I learn?
Understanding the Context of Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities
Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care
Introduction to Personalisation in Social Care
Principles of Positive Risk-Taking for Individuals with Disabilities
Introductory Awareness of Autistic Spectrum Conditions
Principles of Supporting Individuals with a Learning Disability to Access Healthcare
How am I assessed?
Where can I progress?
Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Common Childhood Illnesses
Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Behaviour that Challenges
Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Bullying in Children and Young People
Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health
This course is free if you are on an income related benefit, or you are on a low income (a household income of less than £20,817 or an independent income of £12,400).
If you are 19 and over, please call our Student Services team to confirm the fee for this course. Course costs may be subject to change.
If you require information on any financial support that may be available to you with fees or study costs on this course, please contact Student Services who will be able to offer advice and assistance on accessing any financial support that may be available.
Adult Funding Changes
Due to the changes in Government funding from the 1st of August 2019, students who resident in postcodes within Merseyside and Greater Manchester may be unable to access funding from training providers and colleges in Lancashire. You may have to pay all associated course and support costs.
To check if your postcode is part of the new devolved funding legislation, please contact our Course Enquiries team for further future.