What does the qualification cover?
These qualifications are aimed at those wanting to expand their professional practice so enabling them to provide high quality person centred support. They include a wide range of criteria with both mandatory and optional units covering areas such as supporting person-centred thinking and planning, promoting communication in health, social care or children and young people’s settings, supporting families who have a child with a disability, understanding the context of supporting individuals with learning disabilities, and implementing the positive behavioural support model.
Who is this suitable for?
This qualification is aimed at managers, unsupervised carers or senior level workers that who come into contact with, or are supporting, individuals with learning disabilities as part of their job role.
What are the entry requirements?
You should be at least 16 years old with a good standard of both written and spoken English. You need to be working or volunteering in an appropriate placement.
How many credits are required to complete?
The Award requires 12 credits. Credits from the Award can be carried over and counted towards the Certificate.
How is it assessed?