Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities Level 2

The purpose of this qualification is to help staff in a variety of roles, interact with people with learning disabilities.

The purpose of this qualification is to help staff in a variety of roles, interact with people with learning disabilities.

The qualification aims to help the staff member develop their underpinning knowledge and understanding to support their role working with people with learning disabilities. They will explore the principles of safeguarding and positive risk taking and gain awareness of the autistic spectrum.

This qualification meets the Learning Disabilities Core Skills Education and Training Framework which was commissioned and funded by the Department of Health and developed in collaboration by Skills for Health, Health Education England (HEE) and Skills for Care to support the development of workers in their understanding of learning disabilities.

As a taster qualification it can also be used as CPD across all levels. This makes it ideal for anyone who may need an understanding of this subject even though they are not directly involved in the care of individuals.

This Qualification is made up of 6 units including:

  • Understand safeguarding and protection in learning disability care
  • The principles of personalisation in social care
  • Understand the principles of risk taking for individuals with disabilities
  • Understanding how to support individuals with a learning disability to access healthcare
  • Understand the context of supporting individuals with learning disabilities
  • Understanding autistic spectrum conditions

Average time to completion:

  • 6 - 10 weeks

Including Assignment Workbook and Resources:

  • £300 per person