You will learn about a variety of areas directly relevant to the role, including assessing supporting individuals at the end of their lives and their families, supporting individuals through change, and helping manage pain and discomfort.
You will be assessed through written assignments and your competency in your work practice.
This qualification suite already has progression from level 2 to level 5. Having completed these qualifications, workers may then progress into more complex roles as they have demonstrated continuing professional development in a specific area of practice.
The competence-based Certificates are designed to be assessed in the candidate’s workplace as they undertake their normal work role. On-site assessors/trainers/tutor should also be occupationally competent and delivery staff must meet the requirements as outlined in the qualification handbook.
The knowledge based units will be assessed by City & Guilds externally set and internally marked/quality assured assignments. Competence based units will assessed through work-based practice and all evidence will be collated through a portfolio. The portfolios of evidence will show candidates have demonstrated their practice and knowledge which meets the assessment criteria.
To find all the resource requirements; download the qualification handbook from the documents section of the webpage.
Fast-track approval is available to centres currently offering the 4222 health and social care diplomas, the 4223 health diplomas, the 3565 dementia care qualifications, or the 3978 leadership qualifications at the appropriate levels. Other centres wishing to become approved to offer a qualification must go through the qualification approval process.