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Skillsfirst Level 2 Diploma in Working in Care Services (RQF)

Qualification summary

The Level 2 Diploma in Working in Care Services (RQF) is designed to demonstrate your knowledge and ability in delivering high quality care services. It also covers the skills that you need for a successful career in providing a range of care services. This qualification is aimed at learners already in a variety of roles and job titles, including, but not restricted to:

 

This qualification covers essential mandatory areas such as:

 

 

Optional units include, but are not restricted to:

 

Once you have achieved this qualification you could progress to working in a wide range of settings in the adult social care sector.

 

This qualification does not require you to have any prior qualifications or levels of previous learning. There are no age limits attached to learners undertaking this qualification unless this is a legal requirement of the process or the environment. However, this qualification is not suitable for those looking to enter the care sector and who want to acquire the knowledge to be able to do so. For this purpose you could chose the Level 2 Diploma in Care (RQF).

 

It is supported nationwide by employers. For a list of the training providers and colleges who deliver this qualification in your area please contact our customer services team.

 

For contact details of the training providers and colleges that offer this qualification in your local area, please email our customer service team.

 

 

 

Related Documents:


Skillsfirst Level 2 Diploma in Working in Care Services (RQF) Handbook

 

 

Qualification structure

A minimum total of 37 credits must be achieved to gain the qualification as follows:

 

Group M - 22 credits

Group O - 15 credits

 

Guided Learning Hours (GLH) are 307

Total Qualification Time (TQT) is 370

Qualification number

Qualification reference

Qualification review date

WCSD2

 

600/9307/9

 

31/10/2021

 

Group M - mandatory units

RQF
unit no.

Skillsfirst
unit no.

Unit title

Credit value

J/601/2874

DEM201

Dementia awareness

2

A/601/8574

HSC024

Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care

3

L/602/2905

PWSC21

Principles of communication in adult social care settings

2

L/602/3035

PWSC22

Principles of personal development in adult social care settings

2

H/602/3039

PWSC23

Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings

2

A/602/3113

PWSC25

Understand the role of the social care worker

1

J/602/3180

PWSC26

Understand person-centred approaches in adult social care settings

4

R/602/3179

PWSC27

Understand health and safety in social care settings

4

Y/602/3118

PWSC28

Understand how to handle information in social care settings

1

H/601/5474

SHC24

Introduction to duty of care in health, social care or children's and your people's settings

1

 

Group O - optional units

RQF
unit no.

Skillsfirst
unit no.

Unit title

Credit value

J/504/8599

DECON1

Principles of decontamination, cleaning and waste management in health care settings

5

H/601/2879

DEM202

The person centred approach to the care and support of individuals with dementia

2

T/601/9416

DEM205

Understand the factors that can influence communication and interaction with individuals who have dementia

2

A/601/2886

DEM207

Understand equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care

2

J/504/2396

DEM314

Understand behaviour in the context of dementia

3

A/601/0197

ED02

Exploring equality and diversity

8

A/503/8085

ELC1

Understand how to work in the end of life care

3

H/505/1980

ELC2

Understanding the role of the care worker in time of death

3

K/601/5315

LD201

Understand the context of supporting individuals with learning disabilities

4

L/601/6442

LD202

Support person-centred thinking and planning

5

M/601/5316

LD210

Introductory awareness of Autistic Spectrum Conditions

2

K/601/2950

MHL202

Approaches to care and management in mental health

3

D/504/1707

MHL22948

Mental health and mental health issues

3

K/504/1709

MHL22956

Understanding change and support in relation to mental health

5

T/504/5519

MPD1

Understand how to provide support to manage pain and discomfort

2

J/601/2535

NUT1

Consider nutritional needs of a variety of individuals

4

L/601/6117

PDOP21

Understand physical disability

2

L/503/1013

PWB39

Valuing equality and diversity

2

Y/601/9571

SHM1

Understand medication and prescriptions

3

K/601/9574

SHM2

Supply, storage and disposal of medication

3

T/601/9576

SHM3

Understand the requirements for the safe administration of medication

4

F/601/9578

SHM4

Record-keeping and audit processes for medication administration and storage

3

K/601/2379

SML207

Understand solvents and volatile substance abuse

2

F/601/3442

SSMU21

Introductory awareness of sensory loss

2

Y/601/3446

SSOP21

Introductory awareness of models of disability

2

K/601/3449

SSOP22

Support effective communication with individuals with a sensory loss

3

A/601/4895

SSOP23

Contribute to the support of individuals with multiple conditions and/or disabilities

3

H/601/3451

SSOP24

Contribute to supporting individuals in the use of assistive technology

3

F/601/5160

SSOP25

Support individuals to negotiate environments

4

T/504/0482

UMH1

Understand mental health

4

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Qualifications

Health and Health & Social Care

Assessment Principles Health & Social Care

PWA01 - Skillsfirst Level 1 Award in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (RQF)

MPWA1 - Skillsfirst Level 1 Award in Ways to Maintain Personal Well-being (RQF)

ERRA02 - Skillsfirst Level 2 Award in Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care, Children and Young People's Settings (RQF)

PWWC1 - Skillsfirst Level 1 Certificate in the Principles of Maintaining Personal Well-being at Work (RQF)

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

PWC02 - Skillsfirst Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (RQF)

PWC03 - Skillsfirst Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (RQF)

SHMC2 - Skillsfirst Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medicines (RQF)

WCSD2 - Skillsfirst Level 2 Diploma in Working in Care Services (RQF)

CD2 - Skillsfirst Level 2 Diploma in Care (RQF)

CD3 - Skillsfirst Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care (RQF)

CD4 - Skillsfirst Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care (RQF)

CD5 - Skillsfirst Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care (RQF)

HSC5 - Skillsfirst Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services (England) (RQF)

EPL2 - Skillsfirst Level 2 Award in Employment and Personal Learning Skills in Health (RQF) Closed for registrations

EPL3 - Skillsfirst Level 3 Award in Employment and Personal Learning Skills in Health (RQF) Closed for registrations

HSCD4 - Skillsfirst Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care (England) (RQF) Closed for registrations

HSCD03 - Skillsfirst Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (RQF) Closed for registrations