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Caring for the Elderly Level 2

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Select Status Course Code Date Duration Time Location Costs
Call 01756 693 800 L200087D/1 - 1 Day VARIOUS Distance Learning £ 0*

* Fee remission may be available for this course, visit Fees and Funding for further information

This qualification aims to develop the learners knowledge and understanding relevant to working with the elderly.

This course would be of particular use to anyone who, in a professional or personal capacity, cares for the elderly.

  • Common health issues affecting individuals in elderly care
  • Individual rights in elderly care
  • Maintaining health and well-being in elderly care
  • Minimising risk in elderly care
  • Principles of elderly care in the UK

For each unit, a set of knowledge questions are issued as the formal assessment. Your tutor will provide feedback following the completion of each. All assessments must be completed and passed in order for you to successfully achieve the qualification.


Studying a Craven College Distance learning course is a great way to gain a FREE* accredited qualification in your spare time! It’s the perfect solution for those with busy work or home lives who would like to study where and when it suits them.

After completing an induction, you will be provided with all the learning materials you need and will receive the highest level of support and guidance from our experienced professional tutors.

Further Study

  • Level 2 Diploma in Care
  • Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care
  • Level 2 Certificate in Dementia Care
  • Level 2 or 3 Award in Awareness of Dementia
  • Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care
  • Level 3 Award in Awareness of End of Life Care
  • Level 2 or 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care
  • Level 3 Certificate in Working in End of Life Care
  • Level 2 or 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • Level 2 Certificate in Assisting and Moving Individuals for Social Care Settings

Part-time courses are term-time only.
See our term dates for further information.

Did you know that some of our courses are free if you earn less than £20,319 (£23,400 if you live in West Yorkshire, difference in qualifying earning amounts is due to local authority funding regulations).

Distance Learning call 01756 693 800 or email

Courses in the community call 01756 693 800 or email

All other Part-time courses call 01756 693 309 or email

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