This qualification is practice-based and assesses learners’ knowledge and competence to practice in employment or a work placement.
The content is still being finalised, although the following themes are likely to be included:
This qualification contains both mandatory and optional units.
It is assessed using a portfolio of evidence that includes direct observation of practice with externally set, and internally assessed tasks.
Successful completion of the Level 2 Health and Social Care: Practice (Adults) qualification enables learners to work as a qualified Level 2 Health and Social Care worker in a supervised capacity and allows learners to apply for voluntary registration with Social Care Wales, providing that they also meet any the other registration requirements. The voluntary register opens in 2019 with mandatory registration, for domicillary care, expected by 2020.
The qualification could also lead to:
Curriculum and Assessment Level 2 and 3 Health and Social Care Qualification Events
These one day events are designed for those involved in delivery of the Level 2 or 3 Health and Social Care qualifications.
This event aims to increase the confidence of those involved in delivery of the new learning for qualifications and will have a strong focus on preparation for the new approaches to assessment.
Dates and locations: