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Care Planning


Type: Distance Learning

Subject: Distance Learning

Level: 2

Start Date: 03 July 2023

Fee: 0

What can this course lead to

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to the following:
• Level 2 and 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
• Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support Services
The objectives of this qualification are to help learners to prepare to enter or progress within employment in a variety of sectors and job roles where an understanding of care planning is required.

Course Length

Up to 16 weeks


Level 2

Who is it for

Care workers play a key role in ensuring their residents/patients are treated
with a friendly and caring approach. Care workers have the ability to relate to
people from a variety of backgrounds. After an investigation from the Care
Quality Commission revealed that 424 out of 1,357 services in England are rated
’inadequate', the need for high quality trained care workers has never been
This qualification will help learners to understand their role in supporting
the preferences and needs of individuals in relation to their care or support,
the development and implementation of care plans and contributing to the review
of these by observing, monitoring and reporting on the care activities they're
responsible for.

What will I need

You must be 19 or over to be able to apply for this course.

What is covered

6 mandatory units:
• Understanding person–centred thinking and planning
• Care planning for the care worker
• Understanding nutrition and hydration in health and social care settings
• Principles of supporting an individual to maintain personal hygiene
• Understanding continence care
• Principles of supporting sleep

Interview Skills Assessment

You will be assessed via a portfolio of evidence.

Application and costs

This course has no cost, however this is dependant on your circumstances, please contact Jobsmart for more information and to confirm your eligibility

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