This qualification is designed for learners working in both the adult care and healthcare workforce in England. It is a common qualification, assessing both knowledge and competence that is portable across the health and care sectors. The qualification content is appropriate for roles such as adult care workers, healthcare assistants/support workers and personal assistants.
The qualification content links with the knowledge and skills required for the following apprenticeship standards:
- Adult care worker
- Healthcare support worker
Learners gaining this qualification will be able to understand and demonstrate knowledge and skills in the following areas;
- using communication and handling information,
- personal development,
- implementing person-centred approaches,
- equality and inclusion,
- safety and wellbeing,
- duty of care
- safeguarding and protection.
Learners will also develop their knowledge and skills in a variety of other areas by selecting optional units that are suitable for their job role and development.