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Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Care Planning

Our Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Care Planning (RQF) is an accredited qualification designed to equip you with the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary to assist individuals with their care or support requirements effectively.

Throughout the course, you will delve into critical topics such as sleep support, nutrition, personal hygiene, care planning processes, person-centred care, assessment procedures, and promoting independence in continence care. These subjects are presented through engaging, theory-based remote learning experiences.

You will gain insights into the importance of sleep for overall well-being, the role of balanced nutrition, supporting personal hygiene, understanding the care planning process, implementing and evaluating care plans, promoting person-centred care planning, conducting person-centred assessments, and fostering independence and dignity in continence care.

This qualification is ideal for caregivers, health, and social care professionals seeking to enhance their skills and knowledge in providing care or support. The course includes remote learning sessions supplemented with assignments, workbooks, and extensive resources.

Upon completion, you will possess a thorough understanding of the principles and practices of care planning, enabling you to provide effective support to individuals with their care or support needs.

Course Details

Qualification Name: Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Care Planning (RQF)
Accreditation: iCQ OfQual recognised qualification
OfQual Qualification Accreditation Number (QAN): 603/5130/5
Average time to completion: 8 to 12 weeks

Course Content

Mandatory Units

  • Module 1 – Principles of Supporting Sleep: This module covers the importance of sleep and its contribution to well-being, including short and long-term effects of sleep deprivation, creating conducive sleep conditions, assisting individuals with holistic approaches, and accessing relevant information and assistance.
  • Module 2 – Nutrition and Hydration in Health and Social Care Settings: This module captures the principles of balanced diets, government guidelines, impacts of poor diet, food groups, essential nutrient sources, planning and promoting balanced diets, special dietary requirements, hydration importance and methods, malnutrition risks, screening, monitoring, and interventions.
  • Module 3 – Supporting Personal Hygiene: This module explores the significance of good personal hygiene, methods to encourage and support individuals, maintaining dignity, addressing risks to caregivers’ health, recognising underlying issues, and managing adverse reactions to hygiene activities.
  • Module 4 – Care Planning Process Understanding: This module assists with the understanding of the care planning process, emphasising person-centred approaches, roles of various stakeholders, including carers and professionals, and considering individual beliefs, values, and preferences in planning.
  • Module 5 – Implementation and Evaluation of Care Planning Process: This module explores participating in care planning meetings, implementing and monitoring care plans, ensuring outcomes are met, understanding consequences of non-compliance, and reviewing and evaluating care plans with individuals.
  • Module 6 – Principles of Person-Centred Care Planning: This module includes person-centred thinking, planning, and reviews, their impact, challenges, and solutions, along with effective information recording, storage, and legal frameworks.
  • Module 7 – Person-Centred Assessment Process: This module supports understanding assessment rights, tools, and conflicts, utilising various assessment methods and risk assessments, and integrating risk assessment into person-centred care.
  • Module 8 – Promoting Independence and Dignity in Continence Care: This module covers understanding bodily functions related to waste elimination and incontinence, promoting continence with sensitivity to individual preferences and beliefs, providing appropriate assistance, monitoring body waste, and safely handling waste materials.

Enrolment and Delivery

Please use our enquiry form or contact us by telephone if you have any queries about this qualification or would like to express an interest to enrol onto this course. A member of our team will be happy to answer any questions, help to make sure this course is right for you and/or your staff team, and talk you through what is involved in enrolment and course completion.

Upon enrolment, you will be assigned a personal tutor who will assist you through achieving successful and meaningful completion of your award. All of the electronic resources, workbooks and assignments required for you to complete the course will be emailed to you for you to commence working with at a time of your convenience. Your tutor will work with you to set targets and milestones that are achievable for you and will check in with you regularly, providing assistance whenever necessary.

On successful completion of your award, your assessor will coordinate with the awarding body for the issuance of your certificates, which will be promptly delivered to you.


Including Assignment, Workbook and Resources:

The full cost of this qualification is £150 per person which is duly invoiced at the point of enrolment.

Upon completion and certification of this qualification, the certificate(s) for you/your staff members will be sent to you.

Quality Assurance

This Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Care Planning is accredited to the Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF), the new framework for creating and accrediting qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (OfQual) regulates this qualification, examinations and assessments in England.

Complete Training is an approved registered centre with the OFQUAL regulated awarding organisation ‘I Can Qualify‘ (iCQ). All our qualifications are subject to both internal and external quality assurance processes to ensure we meet all of the awarding body specifications. All course materials are developed to meet the specific outcomes that make up the full qualification.

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