Care Support

Care Support

Learn the knowledge, skill and competence to work effectively in a care setting.

The purpose of this 4-day award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to work effectively in a care setting. It aims to promote good practice and respect for diversity in lifestyle, religion and culture in care work.

On course completion learner will be able to:

  1. Discuss the roles, responsibilities and entitlements of a care worker
  2. Examine the role of a care worker within the multidisciplinary healthcare team
  3. Demonstrate the ability to plan and provide enhanced quality care
  4. Apply knowledge gained to plan and meet the needs of the individual client
  5. Explore the need for personal planning and growth
  6. Plan strategies to improve own personal development
  7. Reflect on personal effectiveness as a care worker to include own strengths and weaknesses
  8. Reflect on relationships with clients, relatives and multidisciplinary team members and interpersonal issues that arise in care work

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All learning outcomes must be assessed: 

  • Assignment 30% – An assignment is an exercise carried out in response to a brief with specific guidelines as to what should be included. An assignment is usually of short duration and may be carried out over a specified period of time. The internal assessor will devise a brief that requires candidates to produce a practical activity in the workplace. The assignment may be assessed by a workplace assessor or an internal assessor working in consultation with a workplace supervisor. The activity should be planned, carried out and evaluated by the candidate, and may for example take the form of an outing or social event for clients. The assignment may be presented in a variety of media, for example written, oral, graphic, audio, visual or any combination of these. Any audio or video evidence must be provided on tape.
  • Learner Record 70% – A learner record is the learner’s self-reported and self-reflective record in which he/she describes specific learning experiences, activities, responses and skills acquired. A personal learner record will be compiled by candidates. It will include a selection of evidence arising from candidates work and interaction with others in healthcare support. The learner record may be presented using a variety of media, including written, oral, graphic, audio, visual or any combination of these. Any audio or video evidence must be provided on tape.

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Grading:

  • Pass 50% – 64%
  • Merit 65% – 79%
  • Distinction 80% – 100%

Transfer

Successful completion of this component award enables the learner to transfer to programmes leading to other certificates where this component is a mandatory or an elective requirement.