Course Content

Learning materials for this qualification are made up of mandatory units, and optional pathways (Lead or Dementia) 

Mandatory units: 

  • Promote communication in care settings
  • Promote effective handling of information in care settings 
  • Promote personal development in care settings 
  • Promote person-centred approaches in care settings
  • Promote equality and inclusion in care settings 
  • Promote health, safety and well-being in care settings 
  • Responsibilities of a care worker
  • Duty of care in care settings 
  • Safeguarding and protection in care settings

Lead Pathway:

  • Lead an effective team
  • Contribute to quality assurance in adult care
  • Personal and professional behaviour in adult care
  • Facilitate person-centred assessment, planning, implementation and review 
  • Understand advance care planning 
  • Administer medication to individuals and monitor the effects 
  • Undertake research in adult care

Dementia Pathway:

  • Provide support to individuals with dementia
  • Support person-centred thinking, planning and review
  • Promote nutrition and hydration in adult care settings 
  • Administer medication to individuals and monitor the effects 
  • Promote continence management
  • Principles of advocacy
  • Support independence in the tasks of daily living

How Learners use this course

This qualification is part of our provision available to our FE partners. If you are a learner looking to enrol on a course, you can see our full list of courses available directly to learners here.