Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities (QCF)

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Certificate in working with individuals with learning disabilities (QCF)

Around 1.5 million people in the UK have a learning disability. Owing to the fact that they are likely to find it more difficult than others to describe their symptoms, a good knowledge of legislation and the healthcare system, as well as an understanding of signs and symptoms of various conditions, is essential for anyone working with individuals with learning disabilities.

The course is made of up the following units:

  • Understanding the context of supporting people with learning disabilities
  • Principles of safeguarding and protecting
  • Introduction to personalisation
  • Principles of positive risk taking for individuals with disabilities
  • Introductory awareness of autistic spectrum conditions
  • Principles of supporting an individual with a learning disability

Eligibility

  • Learner must be 19+ as of past August
  • Must hold level 1 qualification (any discipline)
  • Not currently on an apprenticeship programme
  • Lived in UK past 3 years
  • Access to computer/laptop (mobile phone platform not suitable)
  • Any employment status

Delivery

  • Course duration 16 weeks
  • Flexible working – complete at a time and date to suit learner

Certification

  • Upon completion, learner receives Level 2 accredited certificate

Cost

  • £449 + VAT
  • You could be eligible for government funding of this course, meaning it won’t cost you anything. Please check your eligibility in our online checker below:

 

Due to certain areas being part of the devolved Adult Education Budget, we are unable to offer full funding of this course to all areas. To check whether you are eligible for a fully-funded course, please enter your home postcode above. This has to be where you live rather than your place of work. Our online checker will then show you whether you are eligible for full funding or not.

If you are not eligible for full funding, we can still offer you the course at the cost stated above. Please contact us for further details.

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