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

Qualification reference: RQF 601/1687/0

By successfully completing this course, you will:

  • Gain knowledge and understanding to work with individuals with learning disabilities or difficulties
  • Be awarded the NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities* – a nationally recognised qualification, regulated by Ofqual in England

You can study this course from the comfort of your own home; in your own time and at your own pace; with helpful support and encouragement from our friendly tutors.

Course overview

This course aims to give you knowledge and understanding to work with individuals with learning disabilities or difficulties. You will explore the principles of safeguarding and positive risk taking and gain awareness of the autistic spectrum.

The objectives of this qualification are to prepare you for employment and to support a role in the workplace where you may work or interact with people with learning disabilities. This is primarily for those within healthcare and social care but may also be useful to those working in education or housing support roles.

Syllabus

Our training is split into six units:

    • Understand the context of supporting individuals with learning disabilities
    • Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care
    • Introduction to personalisation in social care
    • Principles of positive risk-taking for individuals with disabilities
    • Introductory awareness of autistic spectrum conditions
    • Principles of supporting individuals with a learning disability to access healthcare

Practical training

No practical training is required to complete this course.

*NCFE CACHE registration fee of £55 applies