NCFE Certificate in
Principles of Care Planning Level 2

Learn to address an individual’s needs whilst accounting for their circumstances and preferences.

Overview

Why take this course?

Care planning relates to addressing an individual’s full range of needs whilst accounting for their circumstances and preferences. It helps individuals to become involved in decisions about their care and to achieve the outcomes they want. Care planning plays an important role in healthcare and creates a person-centred approach to care. This qualification will allow you to understand your role in supporting the preferences and needs of individuals in relation to their care and support. It also enables you to develop and implement care plans, and contribute to the review of these by observing, monitoring and reporting on the care activities you are responsible for.

This course will also enhance your knowledge of nutrition and hydration in health and social care settings, continence care and how to support an individual to maintain personal hygiene, ensuring you have a fully rounded knowledge base and are equipped with the relevant skills for working in the care sector.

What you will experience

This course is split into manageable units, each which require to be successfully completed to achieve the qualification.  Studying via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study. Access to the course is provided online with a personal tutor allocated to provide relevant support.

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Key facts

Mode of study
Distance Learning
Method of study

This course will require you to manage your workload independently, with a basic level of tutor support.

Subject area

Entry requirements

This course is ideal for individuals who are involved in care planning.

What you will need

This course is completed online, so students will require access to IT equipment and the internet in order to complete the course.

What you need to know

Next steps

Education

At North East Scotland College

On successful completion of this course, you may wish to progress to one of the following courses:

Employment

This course is aimed for those who are currently working, or wish to pursue work in the adult health and social care sector.

For more information about job opportunities, salaries and employment rates in this industry, visit the Career Coach website.

Availability

Duration Fees Code
155 Hours over 16 Weeks £55.00
YBNCR
-O171A
Paper applications only

Paper applications

You must submit a paper application form for this course and return it to us completed and signed.

Completed forms should be returned to the following freepost address:

The Student Information & Admissions Manager
North East Scotland College
FREEPOST RTJJ-TXBA-AEZS
Aberdeen City Campus
Gallowgate
Aberdeen
Scotland
UK AB25 1BN

Should you have any problems with your application, please contact the Student Advice Centre:

Telephone: 01224 612330
Email: enquiry@nescol.ac.uk

If you take up a place on a College course, at the start of the course you will be asked to sign an enrolment form. In signing the form and/or taking up a place on a College course, you will enter into a contract with the College and be bound by the North East Scotland College Standard Terms and Conditions of Study. Copies of the Terms and Conditions are available for inspection on notice boards and at various locations throughout the College, at the College Reception, on the College website: www.nescol.ac.uk, or can be obtained on request from the Student Funding and Admissions Manager, North East Scotland College, Aberdeen City Campus, Gallowgate, Aberdeen AB25 1BN. Please note that courses are offered subject to (a) there being sufficient numbers of enrolments and (b) the availability of resources. The College reserves its right (i) not to run courses where the number of students is considered insufficient or where resources are unavailable and (ii) in certain circumstances, to refuse admission to an individual applicant.