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Certificate in the Principles of Working with Learning Disabilities

"This qualification aims to give individuals knowledge & understanding to work with individuals with learning disabilities or difficulties. The units covered are: Understand the Context of Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities, Principles of Safeguarding & Protection in Health & Social Care, Introduction to Personalisation in Social Care, Principles of Positive Risk Taking for Individuals with Disabilities, Introductory Awareness of Autistic Spectrum Conditions, Principles of Supporting Individuals with a Learning Disability to Access Healthcare. This is a 10 week course
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Entry Requirements

You must be aged 19+ and have lived in the EU for at least the last 3 years.

Fees information

Free if funding criteria can be met.

What do I need to bring?

Pen, pencil & paper or notepad.

Assessment/Exam information

These courses are delivered to candidates with a dedicated assessor to support learning and conduct assessment. Candidates can be expected to complete the course within 10 weeks.

Other information

These courses offer distance learning and are ideal for those already working or volunteering in the care sector, who wish to increase their skills. You must be aged 19+ and be a resident in the EU for at least 3 years. There is an initial two-hour induction followed by ongoing assessor support until completion of the course. You can expect to complete this course within 3 to 6 months. Please note, these courses offer flexible start and finish times and can be started at any point throughout the year.

What can I do next?

Following this course you may wish to apply for courses in related subjects.

Qualification description

NCFE Level 2 VRQ Certificate in Principles Working With Learning Disabilities

Course information & how to apply

Length Start Date End Date Course Fees Course Code
1 weeks 01 Aug 2017 31 Jul 2018 Tuition fee: £30.00
16-18 do not pay Tuition, Exams or Materials Fees
PFP2080
UCAS/UKPASS Code: Not Applicable
Study type: Part Time
Times: 09:00 - 17:00
Hours per week: 10.00
Study days: MOTUWETHFR

Any extra costs

None

How to apply

This is a workbased study programme, please contact the Business First Team on 01793 498404 to arrange an appointment to discuss your training needs. Alternatively you can email us at businessfirst@swindon.ac.uk.