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Working with Individuals with Learning Difficulties (RQF) Level 2 Certificate

  • Understand the principles of positive risk-taking for individuals with disabilities
  • Gain in-depth knowledge of working with people with various learning difficulties
  • Explore safeguarding legislation and law regarding healthcare for individuals with learning difficulties
  • Get a recognised RQF qualification
  • No previous experience needed
  • Dedicated tutor support

About Your Diploma

The TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Difficulties (RQF) is a nationally recognised qualification. Allowing you to support people with learning difficulties so they’re able to live as independently as possible. You’ll cover many aspects of health and social care in relation to these individuals so you develop specialist knowledge focussing on their needs.

Throughout the course, you’ll learn how to properly support individuals with learning difficulties. You’ll gain an understanding of safeguarding procedures, how to identify signs of abuse and how to navigate these scenarios effectively.

You’ll also discover the importance of personalisation in social care. Outlining the correct way to implement personalisation and how that will benefit those you work with.

In addition to this, you’ll also explore healthcare in relation to learning difficulties. Learning about the various healthcare services available, who they’re for and how they work.

As you progress with the course and develop your knowledge, you’ll cover a broad range of learning difficulties. So you have the confidence and understanding to work with individuals with differing needs.  

Upon completion of this course, you’ll have gained fundamental knowledge to work with individuals with learning difficulties. This ensures your application stands out to potential employers in the health and social care sector. As well as giving you a solid base to build on with further study in health and social care.

Getting Started

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is the UK’s leading online course provider. Our online courses give you the flexibility to engage with your studies whenever suits you best.

The benefit of online learning is you can plan your studies around your existing commitments. So, you’re able to progress with your learning in a way that works for you, without the stressful balancing act.

You’ll gain essential knowledge in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Difficulties, allowing you to work towards further education or a fulfilling new career. With no classes to attend or timetable to stick to, you’re in control of the pace and place of your learning.

In addition to this, we have dedicated and experienced online tutors to support you throughout your course. As well as flexible payment options and the material being readily available as soon as you enrol.

Qualification: Working with Individuals with Learning Difficulties (RQF) Level 2 Certificate

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded the TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Difficulties (RQF) (Qualification reference number = 603/2932/4).

Requirements for Entry

The minimum age for this qualification is 16 years of age.

No previous experience or qualifications are needed for this course. The learner should possess a keen interest in health and social care.

The estimated study time for this course is 143 hours.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Stonebridge

On successful completion of your course your qualification is awarded. You will receive an attractively presented Diploma or Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, this will also allow you to use the letters SAC. Dip. or SAC. Cert. after your name.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is one of the leading (and biggest) distance education colleges in the U.K and internationally. We have many thousands of students studying with us at any one time from locations all over the world. Our diplomas will always count towards your future, and will improve your prospects of future employment or higher level study etc. by proving that you have studied to a certain level, that you have proficiency in your chosen subjects and that you are interested in your field of choice. Education is always an investment in your future and you will find this to be the case with our qualifications in your jurisdiction.

The units are broken down for you here so that you can see what your course will include. However, the assignments you complete have been designed so that you can complete multiple tasks together where possible and you will see a different number of assignments in your personal portfolio; you will still be completing the whole course.

Unit 1: Understand the context of supporting individuals with learning disabilities

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand how legislation and policies support the human rights and inclusion of individuals with learning disabilities
  • Understand the nature, causes and characteristics of learning disability
  • Understand the historical context of learning disability
  • Understand the principles and practice of advocacy, empowerment and active participation in relation to supporting individuals with learning disabilities and their families
  • Understand how views and attitudes impact on the lives of individuals with learning disabilities and their family carers
  • Understand how to promote communication with individuals with learning disabilities

Unit 2: Safeguarding and protection in care settings

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the principles of safeguarding adults
  • Know how to recognise signs of abuse
  • Know how to respond to suspected or alleged abuse
  • Understand the national and local context of safeguarding and protection from abuse
  • Understand ways to reduce the likelihood of abuse
  • Know how to recognise and report unsafe practices
  • Understand principles for online safety

Unit 3: Introduction to personalisation in social care

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the meaning of personalisation in social care
  • Understand systems that support personalisation
  • Understand how personalisation affects the way support is provided
  • Understand how to implement personalisation

Unit 4: Principles of positive risk-taking for individuals with disabilities

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Know the importance of risk-taking in everyday life for individuals with disabilities
  • Understand the importance of positive, person-centred risk assessment
  • Know how legislation and policies are relevant to positive risk-taking
  • Understand how to support individuals with disabilities in decisions about risk-taking
  • Understand how to support individuals with disabilities to manage identified risks

Unit 5: Introductory awareness of Autistic Spectrum Conditions

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the areas in which individuals with an autistic spectrum condition characteristically have difficulties
  • Understand the concept of autism as a spectrum, and the implications for variation in the capacities and needs of individuals
  • Understand the behaviours exhibited by some individuals with an autistic spectrum condition
  • Understand how to contribute to the person-centred support of an individual who has an autistic spectrum condition
  • Understand how to communicate effectively with individuals on the autistic spectrum

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

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand legislation, policies and guidance relevant to individuals with a learning disability accessing healthcare
  • Understand the function of different healthcare services that an individual with a learning disability may need to access
  • Understand the role of professionals within different healthcare services that an individual with a learning disability may need to access
  • Understand how plans for healthcare and regular health checks underpin long-term health and well-being
  • Understand the issues that an individual with a learning disability may face when accessing a variety of healthcare services

This course is provided completely online, so you will complete the work and assessments from home.

There are no exams, instead, your understanding will be assessed through a variety of tasks. Each unit will encompass quizzes, essays, activities and research, along with other assessment methods. These are designed to ensure you meet the learning outcomes of each module.

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Working with Individuals with Learning Difficulties (RQF) Level 2 Certificate

  • Understand the principles of positive risk-taking for individuals with disabilities
  • Gain in-depth knowledge of working with people with various learning difficulties
  • Explore safeguarding legislation and law regarding healthcare for individuals with learning difficulties
  • Get a recognised RQF qualification
  • No previous experience needed
  • Dedicated tutor support

About Your Diploma

The TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Difficulties (RQF) is a nationally recognised qualification. Allowing you to support people with learning difficulties so they’re able to live as independently as possible. You’ll cover many aspects of health and social care in relation to these individuals so you develop specialist knowledge focussing on their needs.

Throughout the course, you’ll learn how to properly support individuals with learning difficulties. You’ll gain an understanding of safeguarding procedures, how to identify signs of abuse and how to navigate these scenarios effectively.

You’ll also discover the importance of personalisation in social care. Outlining the correct way to implement personalisation and how that will benefit those you work with.

In addition to this, you’ll also explore healthcare in relation to learning difficulties. Learning about the various healthcare services available, who they’re for and how they work.

As you progress with the course and develop your knowledge, you’ll cover a broad range of learning difficulties. So you have the confidence and understanding to work with individuals with differing needs.  

Upon completion of this course, you’ll have gained fundamental knowledge to work with individuals with learning difficulties. This ensures your application stands out to potential employers in the health and social care sector. As well as giving you a solid base to build on with further study in health and social care.

Getting Started

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is the UK’s leading online course provider. Our online courses give you the flexibility to engage with your studies whenever suits you best.

The benefit of online learning is you can plan your studies around your existing commitments. So, you’re able to progress with your learning in a way that works for you, without the stressful balancing act.

You’ll gain essential knowledge in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Difficulties, allowing you to work towards further education or a fulfilling new career. With no classes to attend or timetable to stick to, you’re in control of the pace and place of your learning.

In addition to this, we have dedicated and experienced online tutors to support you throughout your course. As well as flexible payment options and the material being readily available as soon as you enrol.

Professional Skills
OUR PASS RATE
(National Average 82.6%)
90.9%

Qualification: Working with Individuals with Learning Difficulties (RQF) Level 2 Certificate

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded the TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Difficulties (RQF) (Qualification reference number = 603/2932/4).

Requirements for Entry

The minimum age for this qualification is 16 years of age.

No previous experience or qualifications are needed for this course. The learner should possess a keen interest in health and social care.

The estimated study time for this course is 143 hours.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Stonebridge

On successful completion of your course your qualification is awarded. You will receive an attractively presented Diploma or Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, this will also allow you to use the letters SAC. Dip. or SAC. Cert. after your name.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is one of the leading (and biggest) distance education colleges in the U.K and internationally. We have many thousands of students studying with us at any one time from locations all over the world. Our diplomas will always count towards your future, and will improve your prospects of future employment or higher level study etc. by proving that you have studied to a certain level, that you have proficiency in your chosen subjects and that you are interested in your field of choice. Education is always an investment in your future and you will find this to be the case with our qualifications in your jurisdiction.

The units are broken down for you here so that you can see what your course will include. However, the assignments you complete have been designed so that you can complete multiple tasks together where possible and you will see a different number of assignments in your personal portfolio; you will still be completing the whole course.

Unit 1: Understand the context of supporting individuals with learning disabilities

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand how legislation and policies support the human rights and inclusion of individuals with learning disabilities
  • Understand the nature, causes and characteristics of learning disability
  • Understand the historical context of learning disability
  • Understand the principles and practice of advocacy, empowerment and active participation in relation to supporting individuals with learning disabilities and their families
  • Understand how views and attitudes impact on the lives of individuals with learning disabilities and their family carers
  • Understand how to promote communication with individuals with learning disabilities

Unit 2: Safeguarding and protection in care settings

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the principles of safeguarding adults
  • Know how to recognise signs of abuse
  • Know how to respond to suspected or alleged abuse
  • Understand the national and local context of safeguarding and protection from abuse
  • Understand ways to reduce the likelihood of abuse
  • Know how to recognise and report unsafe practices
  • Understand principles for online safety

Unit 3: Introduction to personalisation in social care

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the meaning of personalisation in social care
  • Understand systems that support personalisation
  • Understand how personalisation affects the way support is provided
  • Understand how to implement personalisation

Unit 4: Principles of positive risk-taking for individuals with disabilities

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Know the importance of risk-taking in everyday life for individuals with disabilities
  • Understand the importance of positive, person-centred risk assessment
  • Know how legislation and policies are relevant to positive risk-taking
  • Understand how to support individuals with disabilities in decisions about risk-taking
  • Understand how to support individuals with disabilities to manage identified risks

Unit 5: Introductory awareness of Autistic Spectrum Conditions

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the areas in which individuals with an autistic spectrum condition characteristically have difficulties
  • Understand the concept of autism as a spectrum, and the implications for variation in the capacities and needs of individuals
  • Understand the behaviours exhibited by some individuals with an autistic spectrum condition
  • Understand how to contribute to the person-centred support of an individual who has an autistic spectrum condition
  • Understand how to communicate effectively with individuals on the autistic spectrum

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

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand legislation, policies and guidance relevant to individuals with a learning disability accessing healthcare
  • Understand the function of different healthcare services that an individual with a learning disability may need to access
  • Understand the role of professionals within different healthcare services that an individual with a learning disability may need to access
  • Understand how plans for healthcare and regular health checks underpin long-term health and well-being
  • Understand the issues that an individual with a learning disability may face when accessing a variety of healthcare services

This course is provided completely online, so you will complete the work and assessments from home.

There are no exams, instead, your understanding will be assessed through a variety of tasks. Each unit will encompass quizzes, essays, activities and research, along with other assessment methods. These are designed to ensure you meet the learning outcomes of each module.

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