Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities

Course Information

  • Course Code: CHEL099
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Price: £325.00
  • Times: 09:00-17:00
  • Delivery Type: PT

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Overview

This is a distance learning package. On successful completion you will gain an accredited certificate.

What will I study?

Unit 1: Understand the context of supporting individuals with learning disabilities
You will contextualise the support provided to individuals with learning disabilities, including gaining an understanding of inclusion, advocacy and empowerment. You will also consider the causes, nature and characteristics of learning disability.

Unit 2: Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care
This unit will help you recognise signs of abuse and understand how to respond to a situation of alleged or suspected abuse. You will also look into ways to reduce the likelihood of abuse and how to report unsafe practices.

Unit 3: Introduction to personalisation in social care
You will consider the importance of adopting a personalised approach to care when supporting individuals with learning disabilities, as well as looking at the systems currently in place which encourage personalisation.

Unit 4: Principles of positive risk taking for individuals with disabilities
In this unit you will gain an understanding of the importance of using positive, person-centred risk assessment to support individuals with decisions about risk taking. This unit also explores the ways in which support can be given to manage identified risks.

Unit 5: Introductory awareness of autistic spectrum conditions
This unit will focus on autistic spectrum conditions (ASCs) and the different experiences of individuals living with an ASC. You will consider person-centred ways of supporting individuals who have an ASC, including the different systems which can be used to enable communication.

Unit 6: Principles of supporting individuals with a learning disability to access healthcare

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements.

How will I be assessed?

You will be provided with a support assessor who will contact you via e-mail and telephone. You will complete assessments for each of the units.

What can I do next?

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For more information

For more information about this course, contact our specialist team on 01254 29 25 00 or email business@blackburn.ac.uk

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