Certificate in Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities (Level 2)

Key Facts
  • Starts All year round
  • Course Type Distance Learning
  • Duration 12 Weeks
  • You Need 1 Requirements needed View


This qualification aims to give learners the necessary knowledge and understanding to work with individuals with learning disabilities or difficulties. They will explore the principles of safeguarding and positive risk taking and gain awareness of the autistic spectrum.

What will I learn

This qualification covers: Understanding the Context of Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities. Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care. Introduction to Personalisation in Social Care. Principles of Positive Risk Taking for Individuals with Disabilities. Introductory Awareness of Autistic Spectrum Conditions. Principles of Supporting Individuals with a Learning Disability to Access healthcare.

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

The objectives of this qualification are to prepare learners for employment and to support a role where the individual may work or interact with people with learning disabilities. 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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