Level 2

NCFE/CACHE Understanding Personal Care Needs

Duration

6 weeks

Location

Rush Green Campus

Starting

Flexible

Audience

Adult 19+

There is an increasingly ageing population in the UK and the number of adults needing around-the-clock care is rising.

There is a need for high levels of personal care to allow those who need support to live as comfortably as possible. On this course you'll develop a person-centred approach to delivering high levels of personal care.

This course is delivered entirely online and can be studied at a pace that suits you. You could complete in as little as 6 weeks dependent on the time you can commit.

On this course you'll study the following units:

  • Understanding person-centred care
  • Supporting personal hygiene
  • Understanding foot care for individuals
  • Understanding how to support individuals to maintain oral health
  • Understanding pressure area care
  • Understanding sepsis

This Level 2 course is free if you:

  • currently live in England
  • are aged 19+
  • have been a resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years
  • are not be on an apprenticeship

On successful completion of this course, you’ll have earned a NCFE CACHE Level 2 certificate which could also help you progress your career, or enter a new sector.

We offer a range of online courses for adult learners. See the full range of courses here.

Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.