TQUK Level 2 Diploma in Care (RQF) – Mental Health Pathway

The TQUK Level 2 Diploma in Care (RQF) Mental Health pathway is suitable for learners working in a Mental health Care settings.
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DESCRIPTION

This course is approved by Skills for Care and regulated by Ofqual and meets the CQC requirements for anyone who wants to, or is currently working in the following roles within a care home or residential home: • Adult Care Worker • Healthcare Assistant/Support Worker The qualification develops competence therefore learners must be in paid or voluntary work to enable assessment to take place. This qualification will equip you with all the mandatory knowledge required and the skills to be a competent care or support worker within the Mental Health Sector. Long gone are the days where anyone could work within the care sector without any qualification. Because of various safeguarding issues and to make sure that individuals receive a better quality of care, CQC now requires all workers within the care sector to have a minimum of Level 2 in care or be working towards the qualification. You will need to achieve a minimum of 46 credits to obtain this qualification.

Entry Requirements
  • No formal requirements
  • Be 19 years old and above
  • Be working in a job role appropriate for this pathway
  • IT literate (Internet, Microsoft office)
  • Able to understand and interpret course materials
  • Self-motivated and willing to complete and achieve
  • Have access to a qualified Manager who can carry out observation in the workplace
Course Delivery
  • The course is delivered online through our cutting edge online portal
  • Our professionally written course guideline and assessment plans guide you step by step
  • You will have dedicated Assessor who will provide support and assess your work
Assessment Method
  • You will be assessed through a series of questions to assess your knowledge
  • You will need to be observed in the workplace by a qualified Manager who has a Level 3 or above

Course Content

UNIT 1 - MANDATORY

  • Communication in care settings Credits - 3

UNIT 2 - MANDATORY

  • Handle information in care settings Credits - 3

UNIT 3 - MANDATORY

  • Personal development in care settings Credits - 3

UNIT 4 - MANDATORY

  • Implement person-centred approaches in care settings Credits - 5

UNIT 5 – MANDATORY

  • Equality and inclusion in care settings Credits - 2

UNIT 6 – MANDATORY

  • Health, safety and wellbeing in care settings Credits - 4

UNIT 7 – MANDATORY

  • Responsibilities of a care worker Credits - 2

UNIT 8 – MANDATORY

  • Duty of care Credits - 1

UNIT 9 – MANDATORY

  • Safeguarding and protection in care settings Credits - 3

UNIT 15 – OPTIONAL

  • Understand mental well-being and mental health promotion Credits - 3

UNIT 17 – OPTIONAL

  • Dementia Awareness Credits - 2

UNIT 21 – OPTIONAL

  • Understand mental health problems Credits - 3

UNIT 47 – OPTIONAL

  • Understand and implement a person centred approach to the care and support of individuals with dementia Credits - 3

UNIT 107 – OPTIONAL

  • Understand challenging behaviour Credits - 4

UNIT 126 – OPTIONAL

  • Understanding mental health Credits - 4

UNIT 127 – OPTIONAL

  • Support mental health and well-being Credits - 3