Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities
Level 2 Certificate

Qualification Overview

Around 1.5 million people in the UK have a learning disability and it is vital for those working with these individuals to have good knowledge of legislation and the healthcare system. Owing to the fact that they are likely to find it more difficult than others to describe their symptoms, it is also essential to be able to recognise signs and symptoms of various conditions.

Qualification Information

  • Engage with the programme for 18 weeks
  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • Evidence your competency to employers
  • Improve your understanding of the term ‘learning disability’
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Understand the importance of safeguarding individuals from abuse and the importance of a person-centred approach to risk-taking
  • Learn without the need to attend college

You Will Study:

  • 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

Course Fees:

£400.00 Full Cost – Government funding may be available

Course Details

Type – eLearning
Online learning with 1:1 tutor support

Entry Requirements

This qualification is open to all and no previous experience or qualifications are required, therefore there are no specific pre-requisite qualifications.

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Accreditation

NFCE is recognised as an awarding organisation by the qualification regulators for England, Wales and Northern Ireland, including Ofqual, the Welsh government, and the CCEA in Northern Ireland.

Progression Routes for Graduates

The qualification is designed to offer you entry to employment and progression within your employment; however you can also progress onto the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 – Specific learning difficulties
  • Level 2 – Behaviours that challenge
  • Level 2 – Introducing care for children and young people