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The Care sector is a major employer in London and working in health and social care can be extremely rewarding.
If you are interested in working in health care or social care, qualifications are essential and the Rhythmic Care Training Centre can give you a great start. We have a range of courses that will help you progress, whether you are just starting out in the care sector or aiming to improve your existing skills. Students also benefit from a wide network of work placements in Rhythmic Care and other care settings. Our health and social care courses s give students real experience in the health industry.
On our health and social care courses, you’ll learn the skills necessary to succeed in the industry, including areas not covered by other colleges. Additionally, you’ll gain a thorough understanding of equality, diversity, inclusion, Safeguarding, healthcare legislation, and health and safety.
Our health and social courses
The training centre of Rhythmic Care offers progression routes from Entry Level 2 to Level 3 courses in health and social care.
We offer courses in
NCFE CACHE Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England
NCFE Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England
Moving and Handling
End of Life Care
Benefits of our health and social care courses
Health and social care courses provide excellent links with employers and community organisations
Work experience opportunities are available for all students leading to fantastic job prospects within Rhythmic Care
Health and social care courses at Rhythmic Care offer partnerships with Crown link Academy and up to level 7 diploma for further education
A growing number of apprentices and students are starting work in the healthcare sector in London and beyond
Who is it for
This qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 and above. This qualification is designed to guide and assess the development of knowledge and skills relating to the health and social care workforce, and can be used to confirm competence in these areas in a wide range of job roles.
Qualification: Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (QCF)
Awarding Body: NCFE/CACHE
Study Type: Part Time Study, Distance Learning
Entry Requirements: No formal requirements
Can be completed in just 4 – 6 months.
What will you gain
- Guide and assess development of knowledge and skills relating to the health and social care workforce.
- Provide progression in the Health and Social Care workforces.
- Confirm competence under supervision in these areas for roles such as care assistant/support worker/key workers in residential settings/healthcare assistants/support workers in
- community and primary care environments/support workers in acute health environments/key workers in domiciliary services/emerging new types of workers and multidisciplinary health roles.
- Serve as a progression pathway to the required qualification at level 3.
Successful candidates will receive a Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (501/2318/X) from NCFE, an awarding body within England and Wales who are currently recognised by Ofqual and the Department for Education and Skills.
Each unit within the Diploma has a credit rating. Learners must achieve a minimum of 46 credits to gain the Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England. 28 credits must be achieved from all nine mandatory units.
- Unit 1: Introduction to Communication in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
- Unit 2: Introduction to Personal Development in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
- Unit 3: Introduction to Equality and Inclusion in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
- Unit 4: Introduction to Duty of Care in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
- Unit 5: Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care
- Unit 6: The Role of the Health and Social Care Worker
- Unit 7: Implement Person Centred Approaches in Health and Social Care
- Unit 8: Contribute to Health and Safety in Health and Social Care
- Unit 9: Handle Information in Health and Social Care Settings Depending on your interests or role in the workplace there’s a vast range of optional units to complement the skills and knowledge that you’ll gain in the mandatory units. It’s important to note that optional units need to be specific to each learner to ensure that their job role and work context enable them to meet the assessment criteria and requirements of the unit.
Depending on your interests or role in the workplace there’s a vast range of optional units to complement the skills and knowledge that you’ll gain in the mandatory units. It’s important to note that optional units need to be specific to each learner to ensure that their job role and work context enable them to meet the assessment criteria and requirements of the unit.
How this qualification is delivered
- During this time you can expect to be involved in formal learning activities which could include:
- Class room
- Tutorials or seminars
- Coaching and mentoring
- Supervised practical work in the workplace and assessment where an Assessor is present.
100 percent of this qualification focuses on the development of your skills and knowledge, supporting your progression within or entry to work in the Health and Social Care sector.
Method of assessment
- The qualification is competency based so there is requirement for assessment in a real work environment.
- Learners need to complete sufficient hours to enable them to develop and evidence their skills
- Assessment should follow the Skills for Care and Development QCF Assessment Principles.
- A portfolio will be presented for assessment. The types of assessment may include:
- Evidence Tracking Sheets
- Assessor observations – completed observation checklists and associated action plans
- Witness testimonies
- Professional discussion
- Oral and written questioning
- Candidate and peer reports
- Recognition of prior learning
Assignments (Portfolio) are submitted electronically (online) via email to the teacher or assessor.
The qualification is supported by employers from the Health and Social Care sector. Successful completion of the qualification confirms your competence in any of the following job roles (depending on the pathway chosen in the qualification and your own particular interests):
- Personal assistants employed directly by the individual they support or their families.
- Emerging types of worker and multidisciplinary health roles crossing traditional service barriers and delivery models.
- Healthcare support workers in community and primary care environments
- Care assistant workers in residential settings or supported living
- Healthcare assistants in acute health environments
- Care support workers in domiciliary services
- Healthcare assistant/support workers in community and primary care environments
- Healthcare assistant/support workers in acute health environments
- Care assistant/support worker/ key workers in domiciliary services
- Care assistant/support worker/ key workers in day services
- Support workers in supported living projects
- Community based care assistant/support worker/key workers including those working in specialist areas, e.g. dementia, learning disabilities.
- There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. Learners might find it useful if they have already completed qualifications in a relevant area at level 1.
- Learners should be aged at least 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
How can I join
- You can book this course by calling to our office and also, you can walk into our office to book your course. All reading and study materials will be provided upon completion of bookings. We could also come to you to if you have sufficient delegates with you.
To take advantage of this training opportunity and come away with the knowledge, tools and a recognized qualification to pursue a rewarding career in teaching or training.
- Contact us today on 0208 553 2000 and talk to our HR Team.
Why choose us
All the study materials are provided as printed copy and soft copies (electronic copies) including Module book, and text book etc.
- We keep the numbers of learners on these courses to a maximum of 15 per classroom, so the ratio of Tutor to Learner is optimum for achievement.
- Excellent and flexible teaching by our team of experienced tutors/trainers.
- Unlimited refreshments in your classroom.
- Access to Mock exam and mentor supports.
- Effective and efficient administrative service from our staff for your inquiries
- Comfortable learning environment in all our training centers/venues.
- Career development services and counselling
- Support for finding a job – You can access and register with Rhythmic Care to find the job.
Upon successful completion, you will have the option to opt in to our free CV/ or Personal Statement service. Also you will reserve £20 off when you refer a friend for the same course .