We offer a number of Level 2 Certificate Courses; in Principles of Dementia Care, in Principles of End of Life Care, in Mental Health Awareness, in Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Healthcare Settings and in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities. Here’s some information on each course.

 

Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Dementia Care

The Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care is designed to improve understanding and knowledge around this common condition.

Learners will develop skills in person-centred care, the use of medication and positive communication. Learners will also understand how to manage challenging behaviour and provide stimulating activities to people suffering with dementia.

The certificate is delivered over 5 workshops, lasting 3 hours each. Recipients of the certificate can progress to level 2 and 3 diplomas and apprenticeships in Health and Social Care.

Funding may be available to certain organisations throughout Northamptonshire.

 

Level 2 Certificate in Principles of End of Life Care

The Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care is a qualification designed for anyone who is working in or plans to work in the care sector and me be caring for individuals coming to the end of their life. Learners will gain understanding of how to work in end of life care, managing pain and discomfort and understanding the impact of dementia.

Learners will also develop knowledge in a care worker’s role at the time of death and the loss and grief process.

The certificate is delivered over 5 workshops, lasting 3 hours each. Recipients of the certificate can progress to level 2 and 3 diplomas and apprenticeships in Health and Social Care.

Funding may be available to certain organisations throughout Northamptonshire.

 

Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Awareness

The Certificate in Mental Health Awareness looks to increase knowledge and understanding in the causes, different conditions and incidence of mental health.

Designed for individuals working in, or looking to work in the mental health care field, this certificate will introduce learners to the most up to date research across a range of mental health conditions.

The certificate is delivered over 5 workshops, lasting 3 hours each. Recipients of the certificate can progress to level 2 and 3 diplomas and apprenticeships in Health and Social Care.

Funding may be available to certain organisations throughout Northamptonshire.

 

Level 2 Certificate in Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Healthcare Settings

The Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Healthcare Settings provides learners with knowledge of the causes of infections and how they can spread and the importance of efficient infection control.

Learners will also gain knowledge in methods used to prevent infection and to control and contain infection when it occurs. Learners will also understand the importance of personal hygiene and waste management within healthcare settings.

The certificate is delivered over 5 workshops, lasting 3 hours each. Recipients of the certificate can progress to level 2 and 3 diplomas and apprenticeships in Health and Social Care.

Funding may be available to certain organisations throughout Northamptonshire.

 

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

This certificate aims to increase the knowledge and understanding needed to work with individuals with learning disabilities. Learners will explore legislation relating to the safeguarding of these individuals and their protection.

Learners will also develop skills in supporting individuals to access healthcare and the principles of positive risk taking while also being introduced to awareness of autistic spectrum conditions.

The certificate is delivered over 5 workshops, lasting 3 hours each. Recipients of the certificate can progress to level 2 and 3 diplomas and apprenticeships in Health and Social Care.

Funding may be available to certain organisations throughout Northamptonshire.

If you would like to learn more about courses we offer please contact us.