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Level 2 Award in Dementia Awareness

skills for care

This Level 2 Award in Dementia Awareness provides a valuable stepping stone for anyone seeking basic knowledge and practical skills to support individuals living with dementia and their families. It can empower individuals in various roles to contribute to a more informed and compassionate approach to dementia care.

This qualification will provide learners with an increased understanding and empathy towards people with dementia, improving their communication and caregiving skills. It will also enhance career prospects in dementia-related fields, giving greater confidence in supporting individuals and families affected by dementia.

This qualification can be completed by people working or aspiring to work in healthcare, social care and other settings supporting people with dementia, volunteers, family members or anyone interested in gaining basic knowledge about dementia.

Entry Requirements
  • Minimum age: 16

  • It is advised that learners should have achieved or be working towards Level 1 in English and maths or equivalent.

There are no further entry requirements for this qualification.

Progression Opportunities
  • Level 3 Certificate in Dementia Care

  • Level 2 Diploma in Adult Care

  • Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care

Additional Information
  • GLH: 64

  • TQT: 80

  • Credit Value: 8

Qual Resources.

DHSC Fact Sheet
fact sheet
Textbook (Sample)
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Qualification Fee:


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