Focus Awards Level 2 Diploma in Care (RQF)

Focus Awards Level 2 Diploma in Care (RQF)

QAN: 603/3018/1

 

 

Qualification Purpose 

The Focus Awards Level 2 Diploma in Care (RQF) is aimed at learners who work or wish to work within the care sector.  The qualification is suitable for learners who are already working within the care sector, such as an adult care worker, a healthcare assistant/support worker, personal assistant, etc.

Learners will, on achieving this qualification have the knowledge, understanding and skills required when demonstrating effective communication, person development, values and behaviours, health and well being, responsibilities of self and others and safeguarding It could also be used as CPD for experienced and specialist staff in adult care seeking a qualification to recognise their competence.

 

 

Qualification Structure

In order to successfully achieve the Focus Awards Level 2 Diploma in Care (RQF), learners must achieve a minimum of 46 credits. 24 credits from the mandatory units and 22 credits from the optional units.

 

 

Learner Entry Requirements 

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification.

Focus Awards does not set any other entry requirements but training providers or colleges may have their own guidelines.

 

 

Progression Routes 

Learners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Adult Health Care (RQF)
  • Intermediate Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care at level 2

 

 

Age Ranges

This qualification is accredited for learners aged 16+.

 

 

Geographical Coverage

This qualification is available in England.

 

 

Qualification Specification

To view the Qualification Specification please click here.

Unit Title Unit Ref Level GLH Credit
Mandatory Units
Communication in care settings K/616/8471 2 20 3
Handle information in care settings M/616/8472 2 10 1
Personal development in care settings T/616/8473 2 23 3
Implement person-centred approaches in care settings A/616/8474 2 39 5
Equality and inclusion in care settings F/616/8475 2 17 2
Health, safety and wellbeing in care settings J/616/8476 2 33 4
Responsibilities of a care worker L/616/8477 2 16 2
Duty of care R/616/8478 2 7 1
Safeguarding and protection in care settings Y/616/8479 2 26 3
Optional Units
Purpose and principles of Independent Advocacy M/502/3146 3 25 4
Understand mental well-being and mental health promotion F/602/0097 3 14 3
Understand mental health problems J/602/0103 3 14 3
Dementia awareness J/601/2874 2 17 2
The person centred approach to the care and support of individuals with dementia H/601/2879 2 17 2
Understand the factors that can influence communication and interaction with individuals who have dementia T/601/9416 2 18 2
Understand equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care A/601/2886 2 20 2
Understand the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person centred approach K/601/9199 3 15 2
Understand the role of communication and interactions with individuals who have dementia L/601/3539 3 26 3
Understand the diversity of individuals with dementia and the importance of inclusion Y/601/3544 3 23 3
Introduction to personalisation in social care K/601/9493 3 22 3
The principles of Infection Prevention and Control L/501/6737 3 30 3
Causes and Spread of Infection H/501/7103 2 20 2
Cleaning, Decontamination and Waste Management R/501/6738 2 20 2
Understand the context of supporting individuals with learning disabilities K/601/5315 2 35 4
Principles of positive risk taking for individuals with disabilities K/601/6285 2 20 2
Principles of supporting an individual to maintain personal hygiene H/601/5703 2 10 1
Principles of supporting individuals with a learning disability to access healthcare T/601/8654 2 23 3
Introductory awareness of Autistic Spectrum Conditions M/601/5316 2 17 2
Principles of supporting individuals with a learning disability regarding sexuality and sexual health A/601/6274 3 21 3
Principles of supporting young people with a disability to make the transition into adulthood M/601/7227 3 30 3
Principles of self-directed support M/601/7048 3 26 3
Understand physical disability L/601/6117 2 19 2
Understand the impact of Acquired Brain Injury on individuals J/601/5824 2 26 3
Introductory awareness of sensory loss F/601/3442 2 16 2
Introductory awareness of models of disability Y/601/3446 2 15 2
Understand how to work in end of life care A/503/8085 2 28 3
Understand how to provide support when working in end of life care Y/503/8689 3 33 4
Understand advance care planning A/503/8135 3 25 3
Understand how to support individuals during the last days of life J/503/8137 3 28 3
End of life and dementia care F/503/8704 3 20 2
Understand the Benefits of Engaging in Activities in Social Care K/602/4645 2 16 2
Understand the Effects of Ageing in Activity Provision T/502/7599 3 17 2
Understanding and Enabling Assisting and Moving Individuals K/502/7583 2 28 4
Understand how to support individuals to be part of a community K/504/2195 2 16 3
Understand the factors affecting older people D/504/2243 3 17 2
Stroke awareness F/503/7150 3 28 3
Administer medication to individuals, and monitor the effects Y/501/0598 3 30 5
Understand and implement a person centred approach to the care and support of individuals with dementia F/601/3683 2 21 3
Select and wear appropriate personal protective equipment for work in healthcare settings H/616/8808 2 15 2
Equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care practice Y/601/9277 2 24 3
Understand and enable interaction and communication with individuals who have dementia A/601/9434 2 19 3
Approaches to enable rights and choices for individuals with dementia whilst minimising risks H/601/9282 2 25 3
Understand and meet the nutritional requirements of individuals with dementia T/601/9187 3 26 3
Enable rights and choices of individuals with dementia whilst minimising risks A/601/9191 3 26 4
Understand and enable interaction and communication with individuals who have dementia Y/601/4693 3 30 4
Provide support for therapy sessions D/601/9023 2 14 2
Provide support for mobility H/601/9024 2 4 2
Provide support to manage pain and discomfort K/601/9025 2 15 2
Contribute to monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions H/601/9026 2 18 2
Support individuals to carry out their own health care procedures D/601/8017 2 15 2
Support participation in learning and development activities Y/601/8632 2 23 2
Support independence in the tasks of daily living T/601/8637 2 33 5
Provide support for journeys A/601/8025 2 17 2
Provide support for leisure activities F/601/8026 2 20 3
Support individuals to access and use information about services and facilities A/601/7926 2 20 3
Support individuals who are distressed L/601/8143 2 21 3
Support care plan activities R/601/8015 2 13 2
Support individuals to eat and drink M/601/8054 2 15 2
Support individuals to meet personal care needs F/601/8060 2 16 2
Support individuals to manage continence J/601/8058 2 19 3
Provide agreed support for foot care R/601/8063 2 23 3
Gain access to the homes of individuals, deal with emergencies and ensure security on departure R/601/7902 2 14 2
Contribute to the care of a deceased person R/601/8256 2 24 3
Contribute to supporting group care activities L/601/9471 2 23 3
Undertake agreed pressure area care T/601/8721 2 30 4
Support individuals undergoing healthcare activities L/601/8725 2 22 3
Obtain and test capillary blood samples T/601/8850 3 30 4
Obtain and test specimens from individuals J/601/8853 2 12 2
Move and position individuals in accordance with their plan of care J/601/8027 2 26 4
Undertake physiological measurements R/601/8662 3 23 3
Meet food safety requirements when providing food and drink for individuals T/601/9450 2 15 2
Provide support for sleep Y/601/9490 2 13 2
Contribute to support of positive risk-taking for individuals A/601/9546 2 27 3
Support individuals in their relationships R/601/8578 3 27 4
Facilitate person centred assessment, planning, implementation and review H/601/8049 3 45 6
Support individuals to live at home Y/601/7903 3 25 4
Principles of health promotion D/616/8807 2 13 2
Support individuals with specific communication needs T/601/8282 3 35 5
Support individuals who are bereaved A/601/7909 3 30 4
Work in partnership with families to support individuals H/601/8147 3 27 4
Promote positive behaviour F/601/3764 3 44 6
Support use of medication in social care settings F/601/4056 3 40 5
Support individuals at the end of life T/601/9495 3 53 7
Prepare environments and resources for use during healthcare activities R/601/8824 2 20 3
Prepare for and carry out extended feeding techniques A/601/8980 3 27 4
Support person-centred thinking and planning L/601/6442 2 34 5
Provide active support Y/601/7352 2 27 3
Support individuals to maintain personal hygiene K/601/9963 2 17 2
Contribute to supporting individuals with a learning disability to access healthcare J/602/0036 2 27 3
Support parents with disabilities K/601/7047 3 43 6
Support individuals with self-directed support J/602/0053 3 35 5
Work with other professionals and agencies to support individuals with a physical disability Y/601/6170 2 21 3
Support families of individuals with Acquired Brain Injury T/601/5804 2 24 3
Support effective communication with individuals with a sensory loss K/601/3449 2 23 3
Contribute to the support of individuals with multiple conditions and/or disabilities A/601/4895 2 25 3
Contribute to supporting individuals in the use of assistive technology H/601/3451 2 19 3
Support individuals to negotiate environments F/601/5160 2 32 4
Working as part of a team in health and social care or children and young people’s settings D/504/2193 2 17 2
Contribute to the support of infection prevention and control in social care K/504/2200 2 21 3
Managing symptoms in end of life care Y/616/9146 3 22 3
Supporting individuals with loss and grief before death R/616/9145 3 15 2
Support the spiritual wellbeing of individuals K/507/9165 3 26 3
Support individuals during the last days of life M/507/9166 4 33 5
Prepare individuals for healthcare activities L/616/8480 2 9 2
Assist the practitioner to carry out health care activities R/616/8481 2 13 2
Contribute to the effectiveness of teams Y/616/8482 2 5 2