Health & Social Care NVQ

Acton Training Centre

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Typology NVQ
Methodology Online
  • NVQ
  • Online

The NVQ will help employees develop a clear understanding of their specific role and responsibilities and how to create a safe and healthy environment for themselves and those they care for, as well as covering issues such as equality, discrimination and communication skills.
Suitable for: It's ideal for all staff who need to achieve the skills and qualifications to meet level 2 Health & Social Care standards either those who are already working in these areas, or who are keen to do so in the future.

Important information

Government funding available

Course programme

Health & Social Care NVQ

The NVQ has two elements:

  • Underpinning knowledge and skills – provided by flexible online courses
  • Practical work – based competence assessment – leading to an NVQ at level 2.

Learndirect offers these elements in one convenient package the Health & Social NVQ Planner. This is and online planner that helps identify and recommend the units most relevant to the learner and their working environment. It contains everything they need to meet the Common Induction Standards and additional learning to cover the four mandatory units of underpinning knowledge at level 2.

How will the Health & Social Care NVQ help your business?

It ensures that your staff meets the nationally required levels of knowledge and achieves the appropriate qualifications.

What will your staff learn?

The NVQ Health & Social Care Planner is an online course which will include

  • An Introduction to NVQs, the Health & Social care NVQ and the Planner.

  • A tool to identify and recommend the NVQ units (Mandatory and optional) most relevant to the learner and their current working role/environment.

  • An area to record the units for which they wish to gather evidence for their NVQ

  • A mandatory unit section which will include the six modules of the CIS course underpinning knowledge content plus an additional four modules of content

  • A toll to record any planned activities to generate required evidence for unit(s)/elements of unit(s)

  • A tool to track any recorded activities to generate required evidence for unit(s)/element(s) of unit

  • The Planner also offers diagnostics for 12 for the Health & Social Care NVQ level 2 optional units.

The Planner also offers diagnostics for 12 for the Health & Social Care NVQ level 2 optional units.

The online units will cover topics including, understanding the organisation and role of the care worker, safety at work, effective communication, recognising and responding to abuse and neglect, understanding social issues in care e.g. equality, discrimination and stereotypes, and personal development. Other areas covered will depend on the optional modules selected.

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