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Skillsfirst Level 2 Certificate in LGBT Inclusivity in a Health and Social Care Environment (RQF)

 

Qualification summary

This qualification has been developed for learners who need to be more aware of how to comfortably interact with and support lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people in a health and social care environment.

 

It has been designed to make learners aware of the LGBT history and culture and the impact of language, stereotyping and assumptions relating to LGBT people. It also explores the barriers to care for LGBT people and how cultural beliefs, religion, faith and values can impact on LGBT people. It also looks at the collection of LGBT personal data and information and considers how to promote mental well-being for LGBT people.

 

The qualification also covers specialist areas of care which relate to a LGBT person with learning difficulties, dementia or requiring end of life care.

 

The range of units contained in this qualification will enable the learner to gain an understanding of the history and culture of the LGBT movement, some of the barriers to receiving care, as well as the importance of using appropriate language, not stereotyping nor making assumptions about LGBT people. It also enables the learner to know the need for LGBT personal data and information to be collected, the need for positive partnership working for LGBT people receiving care and how to promote and support mental well-being for LGBT people. The learner will also gain an understanding in how cultural and religious beliefs impact on LGBT people receiving care and how stigma and discrimination negatively impacts the mental health of LGBT people.

 

The specialist units contained in this qualification will enable the learner to gain an understanding of how to provide support to LGBT people with a learning disability, how dementia impacts on LGBT people an how to respond sensitively to the wishes of an LGBT person at end of life.

 

This qualification could also prove invaluable toward the learner's personal and career development and it does not require the learner to have any prior qualifications or levels of prior learning.

 

On completion of this qualification, you may progress into further learning, employment or onto other Skillsfirst qualifications, such as the:

 

 

or similar vocationally-based qualifications.

 

Related Documents:


Skillsfirst Level 2 Certificate in LGBT Inclusivity in a Health and Social Care Environment (RQF) Handbook

 

Qualification structure

All 9 modules from Group M must be achieved to gain the qualification.

 

Guided Learning Hours (GLH) are 200

Total Qualification Time (TQT) is 242

Qualification number

Qualification reference

Qualification review date

LGBTHC2

603/5552/9

29/02/2024

Group M - mandatory modules

RQF
unit no.

Skillsfirst 
mod. no.

Module title

Unit Level

GLH Value

M/617/8631

LGBT1

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans history and culture

2

24

T/617/8632

LGBT2

Language, stereotyping and assumptions relating to lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people

2

28

Y/617/9580

LGBT5

Barriers to care for LGBT people

2

25

D/617/9581

LGBT6

Collecting LGBT personal data and information

2

31

H/617/9582

LGBT7

Cultural beliefs, religion, faith and values and their impact on LGBT people

2

21

K/617/9583

LGBT8

Promote well=being for LGBT people

2

25

M/617/9584

LGBT9

Support LGBT people with learning disabilities

2

30

T/617/9585

LGBT10

Living with dementia as an LGBT person

2

24

A/617/9586

LGBT11

Support a LGBT personal at the end of life

2

24

 

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LGBTC2 - Skillsfirst Level 2 Certificate in LGBT Inclusion in the Workplace (RQF)

LGBTHC2 - Skillsfirst Level 2 Certificate in LGBT Inclusivity in a Health and Social Care Environment (RQF)

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