The AFA love offering great opportunities to our members. Our eLearning partner, Induction Junction, is now enrolling people on a host of fully funded, accredited Level 2 qualifications delivered by distance learning …
The AFA are pleased to be offering these fully funded qualification to our members!
So if you are interested in picking up some new knowledge, a qualification for your CV, or helping your staff do the same, read on to find out what qualifications are available, who is eligible, how easy enrolling is and what to do next to get started!
“What are the qualifications?”
The qualifications are all Level 2 Knowledge Certificates (vocational related qualifications). They are accredited by one of two Awarding Organisations – either NCFE for the business topics or CACHE for the care topics.
The qualification topics available are:
- Principles of Team Leading
- Customer Service
- Business Admin
- Lean Organisation Management Techniques
- Understanding Safe Handling of Medication
- Understanding Behaviour that Challenges
- Awareness of Mental Health Problems
- Principles of Dementia Care
- Understanding Autism
- Care Planning
- Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care
- Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes
- Working with Mental Health Needs
- Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities
- Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
- Understanding Nutrition and Health
- Information, Advice or Guidance
- Equality and Diversity
- Caring for children and young people
- Counselling Skills
Successful completion of the courseware will lead to either an NCFE Level 2 Certificate or a CACHE Level 2 Certificate.
These are not NVQs or Apprenticeships qualifications. Competence doing the job will not be assessed. You submit answers to questions to show your subject knowledge and these will be marked.
“They are completely free for those who those who meet the eligibility criteria!”
If you are 19 years or above, resident in England and have been resident in the UK/EU for the past 3 years, you are eligible to enrol on one of these fully funded qualifications. If you are resident in Wales, Northern Ireland or Scotland, unfortunately, you are not eligible.
Each qualification will take between 8 and 12 weeks to complete, but that depends on the individual’s prior knowledge of the topic and how much time they put into their study. The average is 1 to 2 hours per week. There are no written exams under test conditions. There are questions posed that need to be answered and submitted to your tutor for them to assess.
“Would you like to know more?”
If you’re interested in studying for one of the qualifications listed above, do contact Hazel Langley on firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information:
- Email address(es)
- Contact number(s)
- Confirmation that you/your learners are eligible
- Name of the qualification(s) that you/your learners are interested in
- Any initial questions you may have
Hazel will call you back to answer your questions before starting the enrolment process. She can also be contacted on 0333 358 3084.
Until next time …
P.S: Why not visit www.theafa.org.uk and find out more?