PRINCIPLES OF WORKING WITH INDIVIDUALS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES CERTIFICATE

LEVEL: 2 PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION
EXAMINING BODY: NCFE
TYPE OF STUDY: SHORT COURSE/DISTANCE LEARNING

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. 

Benefits

  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 Qualification
  • Evidence your competency to employers
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend College
  • Understand the importance of safeguarding individuals from abuse

What you will learn

  • Unit 1 – Understanding the Context of Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities 
  • Unit 2 – Principals of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care
  • Unit 3 – Introduction to Personalisation in Social Care
  • Unit 4 – Principles of Positive Risk-Taking for individuals with Disabilities
  • Unit 5 – Introductory Awareness of Autism Spectrum Conditions
  • Unit 6 – Principles of Supporting Individuals with a Learning Disability to Access Healthcare

For further information please contact our Apprenticeship team at apprenticeship@richuish.ac.uk.

You must be aged 19+.

You must have lived in the EU for 3 years.