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NCFE CACHE Level 2 Adult Social Care Certificate [610/4131/2]

Cost: £1,500 (Full Fee)

Delivery: Online Learning/ Distance

Available: Home and International students

Duration: 18 Weeks - 6 Months

Funding: Yes (From Your Employer only)

Awarding Body: NCFE CACHE






This qualification is based on the Care Certificate Standards and develops the knowledge and skills needed when working in adult social care settings in England. It is designed for all learners working in adult social care and is being introduced to the sector to:


• Raise the level of knowledge and skills in the workforce and improve skills gaps within the sector by supporting more employers to access a recognised qualification


• Improve portability and reduce the need for repeat training and assessment when people move roles • standardise how the Care Certificate Standards are delivered across settings (this is also applicable to learners working in a health setting when supporting adult social care patients)


• Ensure members of the care workforce feel recognised, valued and invested in


• Ensure the workforce has the support they need to provide safe and effective care


• Allow care workers to experience rewarding careers with opportunities to develop and progress, both now and in the future


You must complete 15 Mandatory Units.


  1. Understand Own Role and Responsibilities in Adult Social Care

  2. Personal Development in Adult Social Care Settings

  3. Duty of Care in Adult Social Care

  4. Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Human Rights in Adult Social Care

  5. Work in a Person-Centred Way

  6. Communication in Adult Social Care

  7. Privacy and Dignity in Adult Social Care Settings

  8. Support Individuals to Meet Nutrition and Hydration Needs

  9. Awareness of Mental Health Conditions and Dementia

  10. Safeguarding Adults

  11. Safeguarding Children

  12. Health, Safety and Principles of Basic Life Support

  13. Handling Information

  14. Infection Prevention and Control (IPC)

  15. Awareness of Learning Disability and Autism


Target Group

Minimum Age


Assessment method: Internally assessed and externally quality assured portfolio of evidence.


Work/industry placement experience:  Learners must spend a minimum of 40 hours working, volunteering or on practical placement to be able to show competence in both knowledge and skills.


Rules of combination: To be awarded this qualification, learners are required to successfully achieve 15 mandatory units.


Regulation information: This is a regulated qualification.

The regulated number for this qualification is: 610/4131/2.


Funding: This qualification may be eligible for funding. For further guidance on funding, please contact us for more information. 


Key Funding Points 

• Aged 19 or older at enrolment (advised, but not mandatory to complete English and Maths) 

• For this qualification funding is available for non-regulated members in direct care roles, including agency staff.


This includes: 

• activities workers 

• care workers. 

• personal assistants 

• rehabilitation workers 

• shared lives carers

• advocacy workers 

• any other roles where staff work with people who need the care and support of the adult social care workforce in England 

• Employers will be able to claim reimbursement for the costs of training and development for eligible employees through a digital online claims service, which will be accessed through GOV.UK and launch in summer 2024.

Contact us for further information by completing our pre-enrolment form.



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