How are they assessed?
They will be assessed by your tutor or assessor using a range of methods. This could include direct observation in the workplace, a portfolio of evidence, written assignments or a task.
Do you need to be working to take the qualifications?
To complete the Award you do not need to be working as it is a knowledge only qualiﬁcation. To take the Certiﬁcate you will need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement as you need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.
How long do they take to complete?
You can usually complete them in 6 months or less.
What related qualifications can you progress to?
The Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care or the Level 3 Dementia qualiﬁcations.
Funding for our qualifications
Find out more about funding for this and other qualifications here.