CACHE Level 3 Award in Supporting Individuals with Learning Difficulties
Studying for this CACHE Level 3 Award in Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities course is a great way to gain a qualification that allows you to work in a variety of learning support roles. The course covers issues such as positive risk taking, helping people to transition to adulthood and supporting the mental health and well-being of those with learning disabilities.
This learning difficulties course is suitable for people that wish to work in the following roles:
Learning disability nurse
Social care worker
Adult learning tutor
Any other role linked to learning disabilities
|Study time:||120 hours|
|Enrolment length:||12 months|
|Course format:||Paper based pack|
|Assignments:||4 written tasks|
|Entry requirements:||None specific|
Throughout this course you will cover 4 units that go into detail on working with individuals with learning disabilities. You will cover different learning disabilities, risk assessments, working with people through adolescence and legislation that relate to this work role.
Unit 1- Understanding the context of supporting individuals with learning disabilities
In this first unit of the course we will look at legislation and policies that are linked to learning disabilities as well as the basic principles that must be understood when working in a caring role.
Unit 2- Understand positive risk taking for individuals with disabilities
In this unit of the course we will cover positive risk and how this can benefit people with learning difficulties. We will learn how risks are an integral part of life and learning as well as how to consider risks and ensure that these are balanced through risk assessment.
Unit 3- Principles of supporting young people with a disability to make a transition into adulthood
Here we will explore a range of physical, social and emotional changes that occur when a young person moves into adulthood and how a care worker will help in this time of change.
Unit 4- Understand mental well-being and mental health promotion
Helping individuals with learning difficulties to improve their mental health is essential and here we will discuss different methods of supporting mental health.