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  • Working with Learning Disabilities L2

    Do you currently work with individuals with learning disabilities? Are you planning on moving into a role where these skills will become important? Than this could be the course for you.

    • Course Description

      Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities Level 2

      Course code: PROF05

      Delivery method: Paper based pack

      Course duration: 12 months

      Entry requirements: No prior qualification needed

      Award achieved: NCFE Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities Level 2

      Awarding body: NCFE Do you currently work with individuals with learning disabilities? Are you planning on moving into a role where these skills will become important? Then this could be the course for you.

      You will study the principles of high quality person-centred care as well as safeguarding protection and positive risk-taking.

    • Level 2 certificate in principles of working with individuals with learning disabilities course overview

      Upon successful completion of the course you will have achieved an NCFE Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities Level 2.

      Skills gained

      • You will gain an understanding of supporting people with learning difficulties
      • You will learn about person-centred care
      • You will explore the principles of positive risk taking

      Course outline

      This course is split into 6 mandatory units:

      Unit 1: Understanding the context of supporting individuals with learning disabilities

      Unit 2: Principles of safeguarding and protecting in health and social care

      Unit 3: Introduction of personalisation in social care

      Unit 4: Principles of positive risk taking for individuals with disabilities

      Unit 5: Introductory awareness of autistic spectrum conditions

      Unit 6: Principles of supporting individuals with a learning disability to access healthcare

      Course content

      Unit 1: Understanding the context of supporting individuals with learning disabilities

      Module 1: Contextualising support

      Module 2: Inclusion, advocacy and empowerment

      Module 3: The causes nature and characteristics of learning disability

      Unit 2: Principles of safeguarding and protecting in health and social care

      Module 1: Signs of abuse

      Module 2: Situations of alleged of suspected abuse

      Module 3: Ways to reduce the likelihood of abuse

      Unit 3: Introduction of personalisation in social care

      Module 1: The importance of adopting a personalised approach

      Module 2: Supporting individuals with learning disabilities

      Module 3: The current systems

      Unit 4: Principles of positive risk taking for individuals with disabilities

      Module 1: The importance of using positive person-centred risk assessment

      Module 2: Support given to manage identified risks

      Unit 5: Introductory awareness of autistic spectrum conditions

      Module 1: Autistic spectrum condition

      Module 2: Living with ASC

      Module 3: The different systems that enable communication

      Unit 6: Principles of supporting individuals with a learning disability to access healthcare

      Module 1: A comprehensive understanding of the different roles

      Module 2: Healthcare plans and health checks

      Module 3: Exploring issues individuals face when accessing healthcare services

      Assessment

      This course has no exams, instead there will be a number of tutor marked assessments (TMAs) to ensure that you have a thorough understanding of the course materials, with the tutor sending comments to guide you through any areas of potential difficulty, as well as a range of self-assessments that are indicators that you understand the materials as you work through them.

      These are for your own information, and do not need to be shown to your course tutor.

      Method of study

      Paper based pack

      We will send a study pack to you by courier, including your course materials and a study guide to help you through the student process.

      However, tutor marked assessments are only accepted online, rather than by post.

      Tutor support

      Our health and social care courses come with tutor feedback and support by email for 12 months. They will mark your TMAs and provide valuable guidance through any trickier parts of the course whenever you need it.

      You will also receive a study guide to help you with all aspects of studying, essay writing and general student skills.

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      Online

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      Paper Based

      If the course you have bought is paper based it will be despatched the next working day. You will receive a tracking email and a text with a 1 hour delivery slot.

      What do I do next?

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      Everyone at Absorb wishes you the best of luck on your studying journey! We know it’s both rewarding and challenging and ultimately what a difference that qualification will make to your career path and life.

      Good luck!