Level 2 - Level 2 Award for Social Care Induction (Wales)

A qualification has been developed to support a common understanding to induction in social care in Wales which is the Level 2 Award in Social Care Induction (Wales) (QCF).

Purpose of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to ensure that there is a consistent approach to social care induction across Wales and that new workers understand the values that underpin all work in social care.

This qualification sets out learning outcomes that new workers joining the social care workforce or undertaking a new role within the social care sector should meet in their first 12 weeks of employment.

Who are the qualifications for?

This qualification is for anybody thinking about a career in social care or those who are new to their role.

Progression Opportunities

This awards offers progression to the Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) and the Level 3 Diplomas in Health and Social Care both adults and children and young people. The award can also been used as a passport for the knowledge elements of the Social Care Induction Framework.

Award Structure

The structure of the award is set out in the Qualification Specification. Learners must achieve at least 7 credits to gain the Level 2 Award in Social Care Induction (Wales) (QCF). These are made up of 5 credits from the mandatory units in Group A, and the remaining credits from group B.

Credits 0 / 7
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ReferenceUnit NameCredits
L2 Award in Ind Spec 
moreSpecification Table L2 Award for Social Care Incudtion (Wales)
0tick
SCI 2.1 
moreInduction to safeguarding in social care in Wales

 

The purpose of this unit is to develop the knowledge and understanding of a social care workers of safeguarding in social care

 

1tick
SCI 2.2 
moreInduction to continuing professional development in social care in Wales

 

The purpose of this unit is to develop the knowledge and understanding of the new social care worker of the purpose and importance of continuing professional development in social care

1tick
SCI 2.3 
moreInduction to the role of the social care worker in Wales

 

The purpose of this unit is to develop the knowledge and understanding of new social care workers of their role.

1tick
SCI 2.4 
moreInduction to health and safety at work in social care

 

The purpose of this unit is to develop the knowledge and understanding of new social care workers of health and safety in a social care setting.

 

1tick
SCI 2.5 
moreInduction to communication within a social care context in Wales

 

The purpose of this unit is to develop the knowledge and understanding of new social care workers of communication in a social care context

 

1tick

Minimum credits 2

Maximum credits 3

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ReferenceUnit NameCredits
SCI 2.6 
moreInduction to the principles and values of care when working with adults at risk in Wales

 

The purpose of this unit is to develop the knowledge and understanding of the new social care worker of the principles and values of care when working with adults at risk.

 

2
SCI 2.7 
moreInduction to the principles and values of care when working with children and young people in Wales

 

The purpose of this unit is to develop the knowledge and understanding of new social care workers of the principles and values of care when working with children and young people.

 

3