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Level 2 Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care Professions


Subject Health and Social Care

Type Distance Learning

Qualification Level 2

Attendance Distance Learning

Description

This qualification is aimed at learners’ wishing to develop skills in Health and Social Care and may wish to go onto further study or work in this area.

 

PERSONAL AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

 

Unit 1

Individual Rights and Responsibilities

Section 1 Understand their individual rights

Section 2 Understand their individual responsibilities

Unit 2

Identify and Cultural Diversity

Section 1 Understand the meanings of the terms social diversity and inclusion

Section 2 Understand equality, discrimination and prejudice

Section 3 Understand the diversity of communities

Unit 3

Time Management

Section 1 Know how he/she spends his/her time

Section 2 Understand time management

Section 3 Know how to use time management as a way of reducing stress

Unit 4

Research Skills for Academic Study

Section 1 Understand how to plan research on a given topic

Section 2 Assess the reliability of a range of different types of information sources

Section 3 Know how to utilise information to inform own writing

Section 4 Utilise information to inform own writing

 

HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE UNITS

Unit 1

Ethnical Issues in Health Care

Section 1 Understand the concept of ethics as it relates to health and social care professions

Section 2 Understand a number of ethical issues in health care

Section 3 Understand the complexity of factors involved in ethnical issues

Unit 2

Introduction to a Healthy Lifestyle

Section 1 Know what contributes to a healthy lifestyle

Section 2 Know how activities contribute to a healthy lifestyle

Section 3 Know what contributes to an unhealthy lifestyle

Section 4 Know how to develop a personal healthy lifestyle plan

Unit 3

Introduction to Physical Disability

Section 1 Know the importance of a person centred approach when working with individuals with a physical disability

Section 2 Know the main causes of physical disability

Section 3 Know how the challenges of living with a physical disability can be addressed

Unit 4

Introduction to Mental Health

Section 1 Know the importance of a person centred approach when working with individuals with mental health problems

Section 2 Know the main factors that can cause mental health problems

Section 3 Understand the importance of effective communication with individuals who have mental health problems

Unit 5

Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care

Section 1 Know how to recognise signs of abuse

Section 2 Know how to respond to suspected or alleged abuse

Section 3 Understand the national and local context of safeguarding and protection from abuse

Section 4 Understand the ways to reduce the likelihood of abuse

Section 5 Know how to recognise and report unsafe practices

Unit 6

Preparing for a Career in Health and Social Care Professions

Section 1 Know about the career structure and job opportunities in an identified health or social care profession

Section 2 Know how to prepare for a career in an identified health or social care profession

Course Delivery
Online or Paper based

Teaching and Assessment
Assessments are due at the end of each unit. Your tutor will assess your work and build up your portfolio of evidence of learning. A certificate will be awarded on satisfactory submission of evidence of learning for the units studied.

Entry Requirements
You will need to be over the age of 19 and been resident in the EU for at least 3 years. Learners must be educated up to Level 2 standard.


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