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Flexible 16 Weeks Level 2 Distance Learning Distance Learning Skills & Qualifications
Flexible Level 2 Distance Learning Skills & Qualifications

What’s it all about?

Level 2 Caring for the Elderly is suited to those both working in a care setting and those provding care and support for an elderly family member or friend.

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Study level Cost
19+ FREE *subject to eligibility checks

Studying via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study. We ensure you get all the support you need throughout your course in the form of a personal tutor and a learner support advisor.

This course is fully online

All of our award-winning learning resources are of the highest quality and are designed to be engaging and interactive to keep you focused on your learning at all times.

You will be required to undertake a minimum of 115 hours of study time.

The purpose of this qualification is to develop your knowledge and understanding relevant to working with the elderly.

You will be required to complete 5 mandatory untis to achieve this qualification:

- Common health issues affecting individuals in elderly care
- Individual rights in elderly care
- Maintain health and wellbeing in elderly care
- Minimising risk in elderly care
- Principles of elderly care in the UK

What’s next?

We offer a very wide range of courses at Level 2 for the care sector, you may choose to progress to other study in this area.

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