Apple Training Academy

Level 2 QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care

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Typology NVQ
Methodology Distance Learning
Duration 6 Months
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  • NVQ
  • Distance Learning
  • Duration:
    6 Months
  • Start:
    Different dates available

Suitable for: The course is open to candidates at any age, of either gender and there re no entry requirements on the grounds of race, creed or academic attainment in learning. However, candidates must be employed in a workplace relevant to the occupational standards for Health and Social care to enable them to complete the qualification successfully.

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Government funding available

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What you'll learn on the course

Residential Care
Health and Social Care
Adult care
Elderly Home
Old age

Course programme

Outline of Program

Each unit within the Diploma has a credit rating and to achieve the QCF Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care. Learners must complete 9 mandatory units along with a choice of optional knowledge and competence units equalling an overall 46 credits. Learners have the opportunities to take a general qualification in Health and Social Care, or they may follow a specialist pathway in areas such as Dementia or Learning Disabilities.

Mandatory Units

Unit 1: Introduction to Communication in Health & Social Care Settings

Unit 2: Introduction to Personal Development in Health & Social Care Settings

Unit 3: Introduction to Equality and Inclusion in Health & Social Care Settings

Unit 4: Introduction to Duty of Care in Health & Social Care Settings

Unit 5: Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health & Social Care Settings

Unit 6: The Role of the Health & Social Care Worker

Unit 7: Implement Person-Centred Approaches in Health & Social Care Settings

Unit 8: Contribute to Health & Safety in Health & Social Care

Unit 9: Handle Information in Health & Social Care Settings


Assessment takes place through evaluation of work-based performance, presenting evidence, witness testimony, acquired prior learning and questioning. A portfolio of evidence is produced which demonstrates that the candidate can perform to the level described. Participants will all have a vocationally competent QCF Diploma assessor who will help assemble the portfolio and prepare for assessment. In addition the candidates will have access to email and telephone support throughout their QCF Diploma programme together with resources as required.

How long will it take?

There are no fixed periods for completion, however depending on experience most participants complete within 5-6 months.


On completion of this program candidates are able to progress on QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 3.

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