Professional Development for Health Care Assistants

Course Code

OSC1208

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Kickstart your education and career in healthcare, from home with this three-course CACHE package!

  • Develop your knowledge in what is required during end of life care.
  • Understand infection in a professional environment and how to control it.
  • Gain three nationally recognised qualification to kick-start your career.
  • Study from home, at your own pace.
  • FREE access to the CACHE Alumni for 2 years when you enrol on your course.
This course is only available as a study pack.
Course overview

CACHE (The Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education) qualifications specialise in the care and education sector and are the leading industry specialists. This course has been developed by experts, which ensures everything that employers need is covered.  

This CACHE course package combines 3 of our most popular courses into one to allow you to make the most of your learning. 

Course Duration

Up to 3 years.

Course Outcome

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in the Safe Handling of Medicines, CACHE Level 2 Award in the Awareness of End of Life Care, CACHE Level 2 Certificate in the Prevention and Control of Infections.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Assessment

Tutor-marked assignments.

Course content

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medicines

CACHE Level 2 Award in Awareness of End of Life Care

CACHE Level 2 Prevention and Control of Infection

Extra info

Assessment

This course is assessed by a series of assignments which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required, so you can complete all assessed work from home.

Course Duration

Once enrolled, you will have three years to complete this bundle (one year per course), which will allow you to work at your own pace, without the pressure of tight deadlines. You will also receive 12 months tutor support for each course, so you can feel confident that you’ll get the help you need. Studying around your work and family commitments has never been easier.

Study Method

The course is designed for online study by distance learning at home or at work. You will receive a course manual, assignments and study guide plus tutor support email and have access to your materials all online.

Course Outcome

At the end of this course successful learners will receive an NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in the Safe Handling of Medicines, a CACHE Level 2 Award in the Awareness of End of Life Care and a CACHE Level 2 Certificate in the Prevention and Control of Infections. The qualifications are awarded by The Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Awarding Body

CACHE became part of NCFE in 2015.

CACHE (The Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education) are the leading industry specialists in providing qualifications that specialise in the care and education sector. This course has been developed by experts to ensure that all requirements and skills are covered.

Once you have enrolled on your CACHE course, you will be entitled to access the CACHE Alumni Membership for 2 years. CACHE Alumni is a Professional Membership Network for those who work in the CACHE industries, providing valuable resources and advice for professional studying towards or with a CACHE qualification.

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