Level 2 Diploma in Care (RQF)

Make a real difference to the people you care for whilst studying in a friendly and supported way

A career in care can be really rewarding if you have a passion for people on a personal and caring level. The Level 2 Diploma in Care will provide you with the knowledge needed to start a career in a health or adult care setting at level 2, allowing you to enter either workforce. It will help you to understand your job role and give you the knowledge to perform well and is appropriate for roles such as adult care workers, healthcare assistants, healthcare support workers and personal assistants in care.

The course is CQC recognised and is supported by Skills for Care and Skills for Health.

This diploma is ideally designed for those who wish to gain a qualification but may not have the entry qualifications required i.e. for college or university.

The diploma is made up of nine mandatory units and a range of optional units. The optional units you choose can be tailored to your specific work role. For example, you could specialise in dementia or learning disability.

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Entry requirements: 

No formal qualifications are needed to join the course. However the following are required:

  • at least 18 years of age

  • a caring and supportive approach to working with others

  • working in an appropriate care setting in a paid or voluntary position

Please contact us on 0114 247 2772 or fill in the Register Interest form at the bottom to receive an application form.

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Course Assessment:

An allocated assessor will guide you through the diploma and assess your work practice through workplace observations and knowledge workshops. At certain times of the year, there are opportunities to join group and classroom sessions where you learn and discuss the knowledge in class and then go on to complete your workbooks.

For anyone that struggles with writing, there is also opportunity to complete your work through speaking and recording instead. We always analyse your learning style first and work with you in the best way that suits you.

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Sheffield / Rotherham / Chesterfield and surrounding areas.

Our assessors will flexibly visit you in your workplace or meet you in local training centres if on the classroom programme. 

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We often have funding available so this course may be free of charge for you. Please contact us on 0114 247 2772 or fill in the Register Interest form at the bottom to receive an application form.

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Course progression:

If you're working in a care setting, this is the qualification that you will need to start your career. It will help you to understand your job role and give you the confidence to perform well in the workplace.

On successful completion of the course, you can progress to the Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care, or onto a wide variety of other courses.

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