Level 2 Certificate in Assisting and Moving Individuals for Social Care Settings

What does the qualification cover?

This qualification will develop the knowledge and skills needed when assisting and moving people as part of their care and support plan in a variety of care settings. It includes techniques, aids and equipment available, health and safety, and the importance of recording and reporting.

Who is it suitable for?

All those who will be assisting and moving children, young people or adults in a wide range of care and NHS settings.

What are the entry requirements?

You should be at least 16 years old. We do not set any other entry requirements but colleges or training providers may have their own guidelines.

How many credits are required to complete it?

The Certificate requires 14 credits.

How is it assessed?

It 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 qualification?

Yes, you will need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement as you need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.

How long does it take to complete?

You can usually complete it in 6 months.

What related qualifications can you progress to?

Other Level 2 or 3 Health and Social Care qualifications.

Funding for our qualifications

Find out more about funding for this on the Funding page.

Which type of job roles can you apply for on completion?

This qualification does not qualify you to work in a health and social care setting but will support you in your current job role or future job roles.