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IQ Level 2 Award in Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care, Children and Young People's Settings (QCF)

Qualification Number 600/6470/5
Title IQ Level 2 Award in Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care, Children and Young People's Settings (QCF)
Category National
Sector Health & Care
Operational Start Date 05/09/2012
Operational End Date 30/09/2015
Total Units 1 Min Credit 3
Min Guided Learning Hours 24 Max Guided Learning Hours 24
Min Age From 16 Min Age To 100

About this Qualification

The IQ Level 2 Award in Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care, Children and Young People’s Settings (QCF) is a qualification aimed at those individuals who intend to develop their knowledge and understanding of employment matters in the health and social care sector. It is generic and suitable for individuals working or intending to work in a variety of roles in health, social care or children and young people’s settings. By way of the single mandatory unit, all learners will cover the fundamentals of statutory responsibilities and rights, agreed ways of working that protect the relationship with the employer, the context of their role in the sector, career pathways and the importance of issues of public concern upon services in the sector. Objectives of the qualification include preparing learners to progress to a qualification in the same subject area but at a higher level or requiring more specific knowledge, skills and understanding, meeting relevant programmes of learning, preparing learners for employment and supporting a role in the workplace.

This qualification forms the Employee Responsibilities and Rights (ERR) component of the Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care and also the Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care.

Progression

Learners who achieve this qualification can progress to the knowledge and competence components of the intermediate apprenticeship: Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (QCF) and the Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (QCF); or to the knowledge and competence components of the advanced apprenticeship: Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (QCF) and the Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (QCF).

Take this Qualification

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Structure

To achieve the IQ Level 2 Award in Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care, Children and Young People’s Settings (QCF), learners must achieve 3 credits from the single mandatory unit.

IndexGroupUnit Ref.Unit TitleCreditGuided
Learning
Hours
1Mandatory UnitR/602/2954Understand employment responsibilities and rights in health, social care or children and young people’s settings324
Total324

Assessment

All units in this qualification are knowledge-based and assessed by portfolio (internally set and marked and externally quality assured by IQ). Assessment must be in accordance with the Skills for Care and Development QCF Assessment Principles located in Appendix A at the end of this document. An Achievement Record for this qualification which includes the forms necessary to map and claim knowledge and competence is available to download from the IQ website. All assessment criteria must be met and mapped and the location of the evidence must be indicated in the achievement record.

This qualification is not graded, successful learners achieve a pass.

All units must be assessed using methods appropriate to the assessment of knowledge and understanding and may take place in or outside of a real work environment. They can be assessed by a variety of methods including:

  • Question and answer test
  • Multiple choice questions
  • Question and answer verbal (ensure records are kept)
  • Essay
  • Other

Learner Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements. However, learners should be able to work at level 1 or above and be proficient in the use of English Language.

Tutor Requirements

All trainers/assessors and internal verifiers delivering this qualification must meet the requirements as per the assessment strategy Skills for Care and Development QCF Assessment Principles, located in Appendix A at the end of this document.

Centre Requirements

 

 

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