Diploma in Care Level 2


Study the NCFE CACHE Diploma in Care Level 2 at your own pace with Upskill Online UK. Kick start your career in H&S Care with your very own accountability sessions with a Coach and Mentor in addition to your course Tutor, to make sure you pass with confidence and achieve your careers ambition. We can also help you find your next role! Get value for money – Learning Is Earning For Life.


Study NCFE CACHE Diploma in Care Level 2 entirely online. Kick start your career and gain a solid foundation in the Health & Social Care industry. This qualification is an introductory level, giving you the perfect stepping stone in your new career. Upskill Online UK offers you a support and accountability coach in addition to your course tutor along with a highway to success plan for you to follow, giving you excellent value for money.

  • Ofqual regulated qualification
  • Kick start your career with this desirable diploma
  • Can be fast tracked and completed within a year
  • Full support around your course and future plans
  • Progress onto the Health and Social Care Level 3 Diploma.

Upskill Online UK is dedicated to help professionalise the Health & Social Care industry and you can make a difference in Adult social care. The industry is growing every year – by 2025 and it’s estimated that 2.63 million workers will be needed to fill roles within this wonderfully rewarding sector. Health and Social Care Level 2 is the perfect qualification to get you started and wanted by employers.


Qualification Number QAN: 603/2611/6

Course Units

Unit 1 – Communication in Care Settings
Unit 2 – Handle information in Care Settings
Unit 3 – Personal Development in Care Settings
Unit 4 – Implement Person Centred approaches in Care Settings
Unit 5 – Equality and Inclusion in Care Settings
Unit 6 – Health, Safety and Well-being in Care Settings
Unit 7 – Responsibilities of a Care worker
Unit 8 – Duty of Care
Unit 9 – Safeguarding and Protection in Care Settings
Unit 10 – The Principles of Infection prevention and Control
Unit 11 – Cleaning, Decontamination and Waste Management
Unit 12 – Dementia Awareness
Unit 13 – Care for the Elderly
Unit 14 – Promotion of general Health and Wellbeing
Unit 15 – Diabetes Awareness
Unit 16 – Awareness of End of Life Care
Unit 17 – Understanding Mental Health

Awarding Body

NCFE CACHE – CACHE stands for the Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education, and are the leading specialist Awarding Organisation for the Care and Education Sector.

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Course Outcome

Upon successful completion of this will receive the following qualification: NCFE CACHE Level 2 Diploma in Adult Care. You will also achieve 46 credits.

Course Assessment

The NCFE CACHE Level 2 Diploma in Adult Care is assessed in the following two ways:

  1. Tutor-marked assignments (TMAs)
    Each completed unit is followed by a tutor-marked assignment (TMA) which will be completed and marked by your tutor.
  2. Observation (included)
    This course requires up to four observations (included with this course). This means that somebody will need to observe you in practice. This could be in a workplace or a voluntary placement. These practical observations will be carried out by our partners Assessor (we’ll visit you) and is already included in the course price. We offer up to four complimentary external observations for this course to any student on the UK mainland.

The NCFE CACHE Level 2 Diploma in Adult Care course requires you to produce a portfolio of evidence. This qualification is internally assessed and externally quality assured. You may be required to complete assignments, essays, research projects, presentations, video/audio recordings, and practical learning (assessed) sessions to meet the requirements of your course.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements however you must be at least 16 years old and have an intermediate level of English language in order to complete assignments and your portfolio. You will need to be volunteering or working on a practical placement as you will need to show competencies in both skills and knowledge.

12 months
Guided Learning Hours
What Next?
After you’ve successfully completed the NCFE CACHE Diploma in Care Level 2, you could apply for roles in a variety of settings including:
    • Day Centres / Residential Homes
    • Domiciliary Care
    • Adult Carer
    • Support Worker
    • Personal Assistant

You can then progress onto the CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care, into a more senior role within the Health and Social Care industry. Upskill Online UK can also assist you in finding your next H&S Care job.


You will receive qualified Tutor support, as well as your very own Upskill Online UK personal mentor and accountability coach, to help keep you motivated and on track with accountability sessions. We will also help you to plan the next steps in your personal, academic or professional journey and provide your very own roadmap to success.


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