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ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Health and Social Care Support

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Health and Social Care Support

An ideal course for carers working within a Care setting. If you wish to progress without an onsite observation this is the ideal course. The qualification covers those who are practising in a:

  • Residential services for older people, and people with disabilities
  • Domiciliary care services
  • Day services
  • Respite services
  • Community-based services
  • Children and Young people settings 

If you work in any of the following job roles, this course would be perfect for you:

  • Carers

This qualification covers a range of skills and knowledge relating to Care services based on English legislation.  

Diploma Course Structure

The Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care Support (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) allows candidates to learn, develop & practice the skills & knowledge required for employment and/or career progression in Adult Care in England. 

Learners must achieve a minimum of 37 credits – a minimum of 25 must be from level 2.

Units Include

A/601/8574         Principles of safeguarding and protection and social care

H/501/7103         Causes and spread of infection

H/506/5507         Understand how to work in end of life care (Adults)

H/601/5474         Introduction to duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings

J/601/2874          Dementia Awareness (Adults)

J/601/8142          Handle information in health and social care settings *

J/601/8576          The role of the health and social care worker *

K/502/3680         Service improvement in the health sector

K/601/5315         Understand the context of supporting individuals with learning disabilities

L/501/6737          The principles of Infection Prevention and Control *

L/601/5470          Introduction to personal development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings *

M/505/1982       Understand loss and grief in end of life care (Adults)

R/501/3774         Planning and monitoring work

R/501/6738         Cleaning, Decontamination and Waste Management

R/601/5471         Introduction to equality and inclusion in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings *

Y/502/3674         Maintaining Quality Standards in the health sector


The cost of the course is £1095.00+VAT.  Should you wish to pay in full by card please use code PIF15 for 15% off or call +44 (0)1472 240112. Interest-free payment plans are available to suit all budgets with no credit checks.


This is a competency-based qualification and evidence is gathered by the learner as they undertake their normal work role. This will form the basis for their portfolio. The evidence must reflect policies and procedures of the workplace as stated by current government legislation.

During the course of the qualification, the candidate should ideally work with at least two service users.

A range of assessment methods will be used by the assessor including examining work products and expert witness testimonies. 

Knowledge-based units will be assessed using a range of methods including reflective accounts, projects, assignments, assessor questions and professional discussions.

Learners will have full access to assessor support via telephone, email, instant messenger and web links.


This NVQ health and social care qualification is usually completed within 4 months. You will have full uncapped support for 12 months. 

Entry Requirements 

There is no set entry requirement for this qualification. However, the qualification is only available to candidates 18 years and older. The course is available internationally. 

What is RQF?

The Qualifications and Credit Framework (RQF Regulated Qualification Framework) is the way of recognising achievement through the awarding of credits for qualifications and individual units.

It aims to provide a more flexible route to gaining qualifications and enables progression to be achieved in.

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