TQUK Level 2 Diploma in Care (RQF)


The Level 2 Diploma in Care is a vocational qualification that is intended to provide learners with the fundamental information and skills needed for entry-level work in the care sector. This diploma is designed to educate people for roles that entail giving care and assistance to people in a variety of settings, such as residential care homes, domiciliary care, daycare centres, and other healthcare settings.

Employers in the care industry typically recognise it, which may aid in the compliance of particular care settings with regulatory standards.

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Delivery Method

London College of Professional Studies provides various flexible delivery methods to its learners, which include blended learning and online learning.

Learners are able to:

  • Access All course materials, including online modules and written assignments,
  • Gain teacher support.
  • Access the LCPS online portal (24/7 access to our user-friendly learning portal).
  • Acquire Assignments Briefing
  • Receive excellent-quality study notes.
  • Obtain assignment marks and feedback.
  • Gain a fully accredited UK certificate.
  • Receive dedicated customer support via chat, telephone, and email (Monday to Friday).
  • Gain full support until the completion of the course.


Level 2 Diploma in Care programme is available in 2 duration modes:

  • 6 Months (Fast Track)
  • 9 Months


Level 2 Diploma in Care is accredited by Ofqual awarding body.

Mode of Study: (Online)
Option 1: Full Payment
Fee £800
Fee (discounted) £750
Option 2: Installments
Installment £250 deposit
3 Monthly instalments of £183
(For Uk learners/companies we charge 20% VAT)

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Module Structure

Learners must achieve all the mandatory units (24 credits) and optional units to a minimum of 22 credits, total 46 credits.

Mandatory UnitsLevelCredit
Communication in care settings23
Handle information in care settings21
Personal development in care settings23
Implement person-centred approaches in care settings25
Equality and inclusion in care settings22
Health, safety and wellbeing in care settings24
Responsibilities of a care worker22
Duty of care21
Safeguarding and protection in care settings23
Optional UnitsLevelCredit
Support individuals to access and use information about services and facilities23
Administer medication to individuals and monitor the effects35
Undertake personal hygiene activities with individuals23
Support individuals to meet personal care needs22
Causes and spread of infection22
Dementia awareness22
Move and position individuals in accordance with their care plan24
Support individuals to manage continence23
Provide support to manage pain and discomfort22
Select and wear appropriate personal protective equipment for work in health care settings22
The principles of infection prevention and control23
Support individuals who are distressed23
Support individuals to eat and drink22
Cleaning, decontamination and waste management22
Promotion of general health and well- being22
Undertake physiological measurements33
Undertake agreed pressure area care24

Course Delivery

  • Online
  • Blended

Entry Requirements

  • Learners must be 16 years and above.
  • Learners should have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

Who is it suitable for?

The Level 2 Diploma in Care is suitable for individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in the care sector and wish to work in roles that involve providing support and assistance to individuals in need.

What could this qualification lead to?

The Level 2 Diploma in Care can lead to various opportunities and pathways within the care sector. Here are some potential outcomes and opportunities that completing the Level 2 Diploma in Care can lead to:

  • Entry-Level Care Roles:
    • Graduates are qualified for entry-level positions in the care sector, such as care assistant, support worker, healthcare assistant, or similar roles.
  • Domiciliary Care Worker:
    • Opportunities to work as a domiciliary care worker include providing support and assistance to individuals in their own homes.
  • Residential Care Worker:
    • Roles in residential care homes or assisted living facilities, assisting individuals with various care needs.
  • Day Care Centre Staff:
    • Positions in day care centres for adults or older individuals include organising activities and providing care and support.
  • Community Support Worker:
    • Opportunities for community-based roles, offering care and assistance to individuals in the wider community.
  • Healthcare Assistant:
    • Potential to work as a healthcare assistant in hospitals, clinics, or other healthcare settings.
  • Career Progression:
    • A foundation for career progression within the care sector, with opportunities to advance to higher-level qualifications and more senior roles


Successful learners can complete a relevant qualification or progress to other qualifications, such as the Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care or the Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support.


Tutor-marked assignments and workplace observations.