What do I need to join?

You will need:
• To complete a satisfactory initial assessment in literacy skills.
• To be 16 years of age to undertake the course.
• It may also be useful to have already achieved a Level 1 qualification prior to this qualification.

General Information

This qualification aims to give learners knowledge and understanding to work with individuals with learning disabilities or difficulties. They will explore the principles of safeguarding and positive risk taking and gain awareness of the autistic spectrum.
The objectives of this qualification are to prepare learners for employment and to support a role in the workplace where the individual may work or interact with people with learning disabilities.

Distance learning is a great way of learning remotely without being in regular face-to-face contact with a teacher or an assessor. Students have the flexibility to study at home or at work, fitting in their course around other life and work commitments.

Who is this course for?

The course is designed for any learner working or intending to work in health care settings, to develop their knowledge and understanding. This is primarily for those within healthcare and social care but may also be useful to those working in education or housing support roles.

Contact Details

Debbie Walsh 01524 521587. (Course Coordinator)

Angela Dubicki 01524521249. (Course Administrator)

For information, advice and guidance or to enrol please phone Student Services on 01524 521237 or 0800 306 306

Course Information Sheet

Download it here


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