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 to prepare you for employment and to support a role in the workplace where you may work or interact with people with learning disabilities. You will explore the principles of safeguarding and positive risk taking and gain awareness of the autistic spectrum.

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

Case Study: Alex Johnson - Burrowbeck

‘Through Lancaster & Morecambe College’s ‘Pathway to Care’ course we have been able to recruit and retain a number of carers who are attending to our clients in their own homes throughout Lancaster and the surrounding areas. All of which, have turned out to be extremely capable workers.’

What Our Clients Say About Us...

LORRAINE ROLFE, SENIOR CARE MANAGER, ORIGIN RECRUITMENT

Origin LogoLMC Business services have provided training for our live-in Personal Assistants for over 5 years. Over this time our course has improved beyond measure; LMC staff always willing to take on board suggestions, which is vital to the way we work. We hope our successful association long continues.


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