Level 2 Caring for the Elderly is suited to those both working in a care setting and those provding care and support for an elderly family member or friend.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course.
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Studying via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study. We ensure you get all the support you need throughout your course in the form of a personal tutor and a learner support advisor.
This course is fully online
All of our award-winning learning resources are of the highest quality and are designed to be engaging and interactive to keep you focused on your learning at all times.
You will be required to undertake a minimum of 115 hours of study time.
The purpose of this qualification is to develop your knowledge and understanding relevant to working with the elderly.
You will be required to complete 5 mandatory untis to achieve this qualification:
- Common health issues affecting individuals in elderly care
- Individual rights in elderly care
- Maintain health and wellbeing in elderly care
- Minimising risk in elderly care
- Principles of elderly care in the UK
Workers in this unit group clean, sweep and remove refuse from public thoroughfares.
337 people employed as Street Cleaners in the current year.
Cleaners and domestics clean interiors of private houses, shops, hotels, schools, offices and other buildings.
23676 people employed as Cleaners and Domestics in the current year.
Workers in this unit group perform a variety of elementary services occupations not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 927: Other Elementary Services Occupations.
2024 people employed as Other Elementary Services Occupations n.e.c. in the current year.
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100% of our HND and HNC students progressed to employment or further study.
(*Destination data, academic year 2016/17, HNC 19+)
We have recently invested £50 million in our facilities.
May 23, 2022
Following a rigorous selection process, the board of governors has announced Gary Potts as the new Principal of Northumberland College
May 12, 2022
Education Partnership North East (EPNE) has announced its gender pay gap results for 2021 which is significantly below the national average.
May 3, 2022
Helen Whately MP visited Sunderland College to find out how significant investment in facilities has revolutionised skills and education training