Certificate in Personal Care Needs (Level 2)

Key Facts
  • Starts All year round
  • Course Type Distance Learning
  • Duration 8 Weeks
  • You Need 1 Requirements needed View


This qualification will provide learners with additional knowledge when working within the health and social care sectors. Learners will gain specialist information regarding supporting individuals with personal care needs. Learners will study information related to personal hygiene, but also the consequences of poor personal care including risks to pressurised skin areas and sepsis.

What will I learn

This qualification covers: Understand Person-Centred Care Understand how to Support Personal Hygiene Understand Pressure Area Care Understand Foot Care for Individuals Understand how to Support Individuals to Maintain Oral Health Understand Sepsis

How will I learn

Module text books are provided with all learning materials included for your directed study.

What's next

Upon completion of the course, students can apply for other distance learning programmes, use as APL for QCF qualifications where appropriate and use their newly acquired knowledge in practice.

Additional Information

You will need an eagerness to develop further knowledge on how to support an individual with personal care needs to the highest standard. To apply for any of these courses or for any further enquiries, please email distancelearning@stockton.ac.uk.

You can study in the comfort of your own home
You can gain an accredited Level 2 qualification
All Level 2 courses are completely free; there is only a charge if you do not complete the course on time or if you withdraw
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