What’s it all about?

Level 2 Caring for the Elderly is suited to those both working in a care setting and those provding care and support for an elderly family member or friend.

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Studying via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study. We ensure you get all the support you need throughout your course in the form of a personal tutor and a learner support advisor.

This course is fully on line

All of our award-winning learning resources are of the highest quality and are designed to be engaging and interactive to keep you focused on your learning at all times.

You will be required to undertake a minimum of 115 hours of study time.

The purpose of this qualification is to develop your knowledge and understanding relevant to working with the elderly.

You will be required to complete 5 mandatory untis to achieve this
qualification:

Common health issues affecting individuals in elderly care
Individual rights in elderly care
Maintain health and wellbeing in elderly care
Minimising risk in elderly care
Principles of elderly care in the UK

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Careers

Street Cleaners

Workers in this unit group clean, sweep and remove refuse from public thoroughfares.

Medium Salary

£ 20841

291 people employed as Street Cleaners in the current year.

Cleaners and Domestics

Cleaners and domestics clean interiors of private houses, shops, hotels, schools, offices and other buildings.

Medium Salary

£ 17992

31379 people employed as Cleaners and Domestics in the current year.

Other Elementary Services Occupations n.e.c.

Workers in this unit group perform a variety of elementary services occupations not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 927: Other Elementary Services Occupations.

Medium Salary

£ 17076

2243 people employed as Other Elementary Services Occupations n.e.c. in the current year.

98%of our students progress to a positive destination

(*Destination data for Sunderland College students aged 16-18, academic year 2017/18).

Why choose Sunderland College?

Our achievement rates are well above the national average.

We are the College of the Year.

(*Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)

100% of our HND and HNC students progressed to employment or further study. 

(*Destination data, academic year 2016/17, HNC 19+)

We have recently invested £50 million in our facilities.