Level 2 Care NVQ

Level 2 Care NVQ

Course level
Level 2
Course length
12 - 14 Months
Awarding body
City and Guilds
Fully Funded

The Level 2 Diploma in Care is an occupational qualification for learners who work in Health and Care Settings in England such as:

  • Adult Care Worker
  • Healthcare Assistant/Support Worker
  • Personal Assistant

The qualification contains units which are competence based and several knowledge-based units. The qualification is structured in a way which means that all learners will have to complete a group of mandatory and optional units, the content of which is required across any adult care or healthcare support role at level 2.

These mandatory units are:

  • Safeguarding and protection in care settings
  • Responsibilities of a care worker
  • Communication in care settings
  • Duty of care
  • Handle information in care settings
  • Personal development in care settings
  • Equality and inclusion in care settings
  • Health, safety and wellbeing in care settings
  • Implement person-centred approaches in care settings

The optional units are designed to meet the requirements of a range of Healthcare and Care services and to support the delivery of both the Adult Care Worker and Healthcare Support Worker Apprenticeship Standards.

These optional units include:

  • Undertake personal hygiene activities with individuals
  • Support individuals to eat and drink
  • Meet food safety requirements when providing food and drink for
  • Individuals
  • Provide support for leisure activities

The benefits of this course include:

  • Train alongside your job role
  • The course allows you to tailor your units to best fit your current role.
  • This qualification allows candidates to learn, develop and demonstrate the skills and knowledge required for career progression in Healthcare and Adult Care settings. Learners can progress to the NVQ level 3 in Adult Care Qualification.
  • Achieve a nationally recognised level 2 qualification
  • Subject specialist support from a Tutor and access to a Learner Support Advisor for everyday queries
  • Funding available – speak to one of our team for more information and to see if you are eligible

Employment opportunities

  • This qualification could assist you in gaining the following employment opportunities and potential salaries.
  • This Qualification will be the stepping stone to your next promotion, such as, Senior Healthcare Support Worker.
  • This qualification allows candidates to learn, develop and demonstrate the skills and knowledge required for employment in the health and social care sector.

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