Online courses | NCFE Certificate in Principles of Care Planning Level 2

Course Type: Adult qualifications and professional, Online courses Entry requirements: There aren’t any specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However candidates ideally need to be working in health and social care or related sectors. Assessment: The programme is delivered online by a range of assessments. These are assessed by the tutor throughout the programme from induction to completion. Awarding Body: NCFE Fees: £0.00

Why this course?

Health and social care

Please only apply for courses commencing in the next two months.

Care planning is about addressing an individual’s full range of needs whilst accounting for their circumstances and preferences This qualification will help learners to understand their role in supporting the preferences and needs of individuals in relation to their care or support, and the development and implementation of care plans.

This knowledge based qualification is designed for learners already working, or learners who are looking to enter employment in the health and social care sectors.

Learners are required to undertake the following units:

  • Unit 1 Understand person-centred thinking and planning
  • Unit 2 Care planning for the care worker
  • Unit 3 Understanding nutrition and hydration in health and social care settings
  • Unit 4 Principles of supporting an individual to maintain personal hygiene
  • Unit 5 Understand continence care
  • Unit 6 Principles of supporting sleep

This course is free/government funded if you are 19+ at the start of the academic year, you live in England (some regional exclusions apply, including Greater London) and have lived in the UK for the last 3 years. Find out if you are eligible for funding.

Distance learning: times variable.


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Code Start Campus Times Duration Fees
FE0444-1C Start Anytime Distance learning: times variable 10 weeks £0.00 Apply

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