As with all QCF qualifications, this outstanding course has been written and designed to meet national occupational standards. They are designed with the help of employers so you can be assured that you’re gaining skills that employers are looking for.
There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification, so you have an ideal opportunity to “break into” the health and social care sector by studying it.
If this is a career change for you, then this qualification will set you up perfectly. It’s also recommended pre-study for the Level 3 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce (QCF).
You need to achieve a minimum of 46 credits. You can choose to achieve any of the following 3 pathways:
• Generic Pathway
• Dementia Pathway
• Adults with Learning Disabilities Pathway
Each pathway has its own specific requirements, which includes some mandatory units and a balance from others chosen by the candidate.
Details and a full qualification specification can be viewed here.