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Level 2 in Principles of Working with Learning Disabilities

96P962/A-1819
  1. CampusDirect off Site
  2. Course Length12 Weeks
  3. Type of CoursePart Time
  4. Week CommencingFlexible
  5. Annual FeeTo Be Confirmed

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The Details

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

  • Unit 1 - Understanding the Context of Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities
  • Unit 2 - Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care
  • Unit 3 - Introduction to Personalisation in Social Care
  • Unit 4 - Principles of Positive Risk-Taking for Individuals with Disabilities
  • Unit 5 - Introductory Awareness of Autistic Spectrum Conditions
  • Unit 6 - Principles of Supporting Individuals with a Learning Disability to Access Healthcare

    Other Important Info

  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • No need to formally attend a college, meaning that you can learn in your own time
  • Receive a set of high-quality learner support materials that will be yours to keep and use as a reference
  • Receive support and guidance from a dedicated team of qualified assessors/tutors
  • Free courses for adults
  • Eligibility criteria will be checked on application
  • Due to the availability of government funding, we're able to offer a range of short qualifications at no cost to applicants aged 19 or over who have lived in the EU for at least three years. Failure to complete your course will result in a fee of ?£125
  • Funded places are limited so please book early to secure your place

    Future Prospects

    By undertaking this course, you will gain formal recognition by obtaining a nationally recognised qualification. This will enable you to further your own personal and professional development, which could also support you in improving your career prospects. You can progress onto another Level 2 or a Level 3 Course and continue your studies.

    Entry Requirements

  • Candidates MUST be aged 19 plus (born before 01/09/1998)
  • Lived in the EU for 3 years
  • Must have access to a computer and have wi fi

    Why Choose MidKent College?

  • We provide some of the finest teaching and learning environments you’ll find in a further education college in the country, having built a brand-new campus in Gillingham in 2009 and refurbished our Maidstone Campus in a redevelopment programme completed in 2016.
  • Both of our campuses are fully-equipped with workshops that simulate real working environments, equipment that replicates the latest technology students will find in the workplace, and commercial facilities that are open to the public.
  • The University Centre Maidstone (UCM) building at our Oakwood Park campus is a dedicated campus for university-level courses and professional training. In the 2016 National Student survey, our higher-education students gave the College a student satisfaction score of 91%, ranking us 27th out of the 375 institutions that took part.
  • Our career advisers booked 1084 careers interviews in 2016-2017! They'll be able to give you impartial guidance as to the range of education, training and employment opportunities available to you.