L2 TQUK Principles of Working with and Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities - Online

L2 TQUK Principles of Working with and Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities - Online

Our courses enable you to boost your career with a nationally recognised qualification even if you don’t have the time to attend training sessions. You will work your way through the qualification submitting work every 2 weeks, achieving within approximately three months.

There are an estimated 1.5 million people living with a learning disability in the UK. The effects on individuals can vary widely and affect people of every age and background. Each individual with a learning disability is entitled to receive personalised and lifelong support provided by health and social care organisations and a network of carers.

This qualification will provide learners with a comprehensive understanding of issues surrounding different types of learning disabilities and how these affect individuals in their daily lives, including safeguarding, positive risk taking and an awareness of the autistic spectrum.

The course is split into six manageable units:

Understand the context of supporting individuals with learning disabilities

Safeguarding and protection in care settings

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 course is studied purely online and is ideal for those who are happy to work independently using our fully supported online learning platform.

Entry requirements

The course is fully funded by the Government and to qualify, you must be aged 19 at the start of the academic year, have been resident in England for the last three years and be a UK citizen.

Learners must have a Level 2 English qualification.

Learners who are aged 19-23 must already have a full Level 2 qualification (5 GCSEs 4 and above OR A*-C, 2 AS Levels, 1 A-Level, Diploma Level 2, NVQ Level 2).

Distance Learning isn’t for everyone. If at your enrolment we feel that this mode of study may not be quite right for you, we will help you to find the one that is.

Additional resources/costs

You will need access to a PC or a Mac and Broadband WiFi. You will not be able to complete this course using a mobile phone.

Future career and study opportunities

You could complete one of our other Health & Social Care programmes (e.g. Behaviour that Challenges, Understanding Mental Health, Understanding Autism)

If you are local to Swindon and working in a Health and Social Care setting for a minimum of 15 hours a week, you could progress to a Level 2 or 3 NVQ in Health & Social Care depending on your job role.

This could lead to a job role linked to Education setting environment.

Fees Information

Free - However, if you do not complete your course, you will be charged £135 to cover administration and learning material costs.

For further career guidance, the National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities. This service offers confidential and impartial advice and is supported by qualified careers advisers.

Contact

If you have a question about this or any other adult and professional course, email parttimeadmissions@newcollege.ac.uk or call 01793 611470

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