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Part-time Level 2 Certificate Principles of Dementia Care

Course Name 
Part-time Level 2 Certificate Principles of Dementia CareAvailable for Enquiries

Course Details

Location Online
Level Level 2
Start Date Ongoing throughout the year
Duration 6 weeks
Mode of Study Part time
Awarding Body NCFE CACHE
Offering Code CTL2DEM1B000
Day Trips No
Mandatory Placement No
Opportunity for Placement No
Progression within Wakefield College Yes
Residential No
Course Overview

This course is ideal if you want to develop knowledge and understanding of the principles of caring for those with dementia. You will find the content useful if you work in healthcare, social care or nursing.

It will allow you to work in your own time using a dedicated website with all course materials and assessments completed at your pace. It is expected this will take 6 weeks to complete and you will have an opportunity to attend a face to face session with an experienced tutor as part of the programme.

What you will Study

You will complete 7 mandatory units:

• Dementia awareness
• Person centred approach
• Factors that influence
• Equality, diversity and inclusion
• Administration of medication
• Behaviour
• Benefits of engaging in activities

How you will Learn Your course is delivered via an online portal with reading material, videos and tasks to complete. You will also have opportunity to attend a 2 hour face to face session with a dedicated tutor to explore the content of the course, this is an optional aspect of the course.
How you will be Assessed Completion of written tasks to achieve all learning outcomes. Work must be submitted online.
Entry Requirements

• An interest to gain the above qualification
• Ability to complete an online qualification

You will also need to be able to access the internet and have use of a device (PC/laptop/tablet)


Attendance Expectations The course is completed online via a dedicated website for self-study. An optional 2 hour training workshop with your dedicated tutor.
Fee Information

These fees relate to 2020/21

There is no fee for this course.

You may get the course funded, please contact our Financial Support Team on for further details.

Further Study

Further online courses include:

• NCFE CACHE Certificate Understanding Dignity & Safeguarding Adult Health & Social Care L2 (Aged 19-23 – Refer)
• NCFE CACHE Certificate Understanding Behaviour that Challenges L2 (Aged 19-23 – Refer)
• NCFE CACHE Certificate Understanding Autism L2 (Aged 19-23 – Refer)
• NCFE CACHE Certificate Understanding Children & Young People's Mental Health L2 (Aged 19-23 – Refer)

Career Opportunities

The course will support those working in a range of care and education settings.

It can be used towards CPD hours.

How to Apply

Please complete a part time application form.

If you require an application form or details on how to enrol, please contact Course Information on 01924 789111.

For Further Details For further details, please contact Emma Bleasdale on 01924 789285 or email
Course Groups (W) Online/Distance Learning
Subject Area (W) Childcare/Early Years, Health & Social Care
Client Group (W) 19+
Search Ref (W) 59547
Website Ref (W) 578PIIN6NE, ZQKZ2B344R, 9FNA14G1UZ
Information last amended: 16 December 2020 13:53