Distance Learning Courses

Care Planning Principles (VRQ)

Course Overview

  • Campuses

  • Qualification

    Distance Learning Courses
  • Subject

    Health and Social Care
  • Duration

    10-12 weeks
  • Age


Course Fees

No fees

Entry requirements

Eligibility criteria:

- Age 19+
- Lived in the EU for 3 years.


This is a 12 week course for adults with continuous start dates throughout the year. With guidance and support you will work online towards achieving a recognised Level 2 qualification, and receive your certificate on completion. Please apply or contact us for further information.

Care workers play a key role in ensuring their residents/patients are treated with a friendly and caring approach. Care workers have the ability to relate o people from a variety of backgrounds. After an investigation form the Care Quality Commission revealed that 424 out of 1,357 services in England are rated ‘inadequate’, the need for high quality trained care workers has never been greater.

  • Assessment Criteria

    You will learn:

    - Unit 1 - Understanding Person-Centred Thinking and Planning;
    - Unit 2 - Care Planning for the Care Worker;
    - Unit 3 - Understanding Nutrition and Hydration in Health and Social Care Settings;
    - Unit 4 - Principles of Supporting an Individual to Maintain Personal Hygiene;
    - Unit 5 - Understanding Continence Care;
    - Unit 6 - Principles of Supporting Sleep.

    As part of your registration process for online learning you will have to attend a short induction to provide evidence of your eligibility. You will not have to attend an interview.

Further information

Learner Benefits:

- 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;
- Ensure you understand the principles and practice of person
-centred thinking, planning and reviews.

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