NCFE Certificate in Understanding Personal Care Needs Level 2: Online

This fully online qualification helps you to develop a person-centred approach to delivering high levels of personal care.

  • Study Mode

    Part-time

  • Duration

    24 Weeks

  • Location

    Online

Study this course FREE, with no course fees!

This is a fully online, self-directed, independent study course with assessor support and guidance. Students must have use of a laptop to complete this course and must be aged 19+ at the beginning of the academic year (31 August). 

This 24-week course has a flexible start date and will run until 31 July 2024.

This fully online qualification helps you to develop a person-centred approach to delivering high levels of personal care. You will cover how to support personal hygiene, foot care, oral health, pressure area care, and sepsis.

Eligibility Criteria – this course is FREE if you:

  • are aged 19+
  • live in England, not within a non-funded postcode region
  • have been in the EU for three years for purposes other than study (and able to provide documentation)
  • are not currently enrolled on an apprenticeship
  • have not completed any part of the course before

Please note: If aged 19-23 you must have a Level 2 qualification.

Sign up today and you’ll be registered on the next weekly intake.

You will gain an understanding of:

  • person-centred care
  • supporting personal hygiene
  • foot care for individuals
  • how to support individuals to maintain oral health
  • pressure area care
  • sepsis

Britain has an increasingly ageing population, and the number of adults needing around-the-clock care is on the rise. As well as the need for medical care, there is also a need for high levels of personal care to allow those who need support to live as comfortably as possible.

In taking this course you will:

  • achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • evidence your competency to employers
  • further your personal and professional development
  • learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college
  • improve quality of life for those who need care

Some examples of progression/additional study are:

  • NCFE Principles of Dementia Care Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Understanding Autism Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Understanding Safe Handling of Medication Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Children and Young People’s Mental Health Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Awareness of Mental Health Problems Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Understanding Climate Change and Environmental Awareness Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Understanding Behaviour that Challenges Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Understanding Nutrition and Health Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Principles of Business Administration Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Counselling Skills Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Personal Care Needs Level 2: Online

Why Bracknell and Wokingham College?

  • Clear routes of progression with qualifications ranging from foundation level to degree level!
  • Industry experienced teaching staff give you the responsibility and independence you need to take charge of your own future.
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  • 95%

    of our graduates go into work or higher education 

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