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Personal Care Needs - Level 2

Course code: XPZV009P

Subject area: Online Courses

Study level: Part Time

Course level: 2

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Flexible Start - 31st Jul 2024

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01235 555 585

The Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Personal Care Needs serves as a specialized qualification designed to equip learners with in-depth knowledge of personal care requirements in the healthcare and social care sectors. This course is tailored for individuals seeking to understand and address the unique care needs of individuals in these settings.
The curriculum focuses on the study of personal care needs within healthcare and social care sectors. Learners will explore a broad range of topics that incorporate a core body of knowledge, providing them with specialist knowledge on how to support individuals with personal care needs. This qualification is essential for those aspiring to provide personalized care within these sectors.
Course units
Unit 1: Understand the person centred approach
Unit 2: Understand how to support personal hygiene
Unit 3: Understand pressure area care
Unit 4: Understand foot care for individuals
Unit 5: Understand how to support individuals to maintain oral health
Unit 6: Understand Sepsis.
What next?
Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:
• Level 3 Award in Health and Social Care
• Level 3 Certificate in Health and Social Care
• Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care.
Entry criteria
Learners must be aged 19 or above and have not previously completed a similar qualification to qualify for funding. Some courses may have additional specific prerequisites. Please see fee information for funding requirements, or discuss upon enquiry.
Fee information
These courses are government funded. To be able to study for free you must meet the following criteria:

- You must currently live in England

- You must have been a resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years for purposes other than study

- You must be over the age of 19

- You must not be an apprentice

- You must not be currently studying another funded course.

Individual courses may have additional eligibility criteria, please contact for more information.

As part of your course we may organise trips to assist you with your learning. Trips are optional, and you will not be penalised if you choose not to participate.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course costs. Call 01235 216 212 for more information.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

Course fees

19+ Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

19+ Reduced Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

Qualifications received
NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Personal Care Needs (603/5286/3)
Learning & method assessment
This course is taught online and can be accessed remotely.