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Key details

Attendance Part-Time
Duration Variable (via distance learning)
Code VAD118AA
Awarding Body CACHE
Level CACHE Level 2
Start Date Various

Course overview

The CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities aims to give students knowledge and understanding to work with individuals with learning disabilities or difficulties. The student will explore the principles of safeguarding, positive risk taking and gain awareness of the autistic spectrum.

The course covers a range of topics including understanding supporting individuals with learning disabilities, safeguarding and positive risk-taking. The objective of the course is to prepare students for employment and to support a role in the workplace where the individual may work or interact with people with learning difficulties. This course is primarily for those within healthcare and social care but may also be useful to those working in education or housing support roles.

What you'll study

You will cover the following sections:

  • Section 1  – Understanding the context of supporting individuals with learning disabilities
  • Section 2 – Introduction to personalisation in social care

You will cover the following sections:

  • Section 1 – Principles of positive risk-taking for individuals with disabilities
  • Section 2 – Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care

 

You will cover the following sections:

  • Section 1 – Principles of supporting individuals with a learning disability to access healthcare
  • Section 2 – Introductory awareness of autistic spectrum conditions
  • You will cover the following sections:

    • Section 1  – Understanding the context of supporting individuals with learning disabilities
    • Section 2 – Introduction to personalisation in social care
  • You will cover the following sections:

    • Section 1 – Principles of positive risk-taking for individuals with disabilities
    • Section 2 – Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care

     

  • You will cover the following sections:

    • Section 1 – Principles of supporting individuals with a learning disability to access healthcare
    • Section 2 – Introductory awareness of autistic spectrum conditions

Assessment

You must complete all assessments in the agreed timescales and submit these for marking to the Distance Learning Team by either post or email. Your work will then be sent to an assessor to be marked who will provide you with feedback along with advice and guidance to help you successfully complete the course.  There is also support available from the office team. Upon successful complete of three assessments you will be awarded the CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities.

Entry requirements

To be eligible to study our courses students must be:

  • Aged 19 or over (students under 19 may study our courses if they are employed. A letter of evidence from their employer stating the benefit of the course to their professional development must be submitted prior to enrolment)
  • Currently living in England and have lived in the UK/EU for the last 3 years (non EU nationals must provide evidence of their passport/visa with their application)
  • Students must not be studying another course, apprenticeship or traineeship with Bradford College or another education provider. There are exemptions to this depending on how the course is funded. Students in receipt of Advanced Learner Loans or student finance will be ineligible for our courses.

For more information, or if you are interested in one of our Distance Learning courses, please email distancelearning@bradfordcollege.ac.uk

How to apply

If you are interesting in enrolling, please contact the Distance Learning Team.

Telephone:

01274 088 652

01274 088 529

01274 088 371

Email: distancelearning@bradfordcollege.ac.uk

Facebook: www.facebook.com/Bradford.College.Distance.Learning

Visit us: www.bradfordcollege.ac.uk/study/distance-learning

Next steps

Upon successfully completing this course, you will gain a nationally recognized qualification that can enable you to progress in your career.

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Tuition fees

There are no fees for this course as the College has secured funding and has agreed to waive all fees.

Please note that when a student enrols on this course, they will be expected to complete the programme of study within the allocated timescales.

Should a student not complete the course in full, they will be required to pay a fee to cover registration, administration fees and learning material costs.

For information about our student services, please click here.

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