Health and Social Care update - June 2021
An update on everything new within the Health and Social Care sector.
After careful monitoring and analysis of the following qualification in line with Ofqual conditions of management and withdrawing of qualifications, we are withdrawing the following qualification providing timely notification.
|Qualification number||Title||Final Registration date||Certification end date|
|501/1189/9||Pearson BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Dementia Care||31/12/21||31/12/23|
The following qualification will be extended to 31 June 2022:
|603/3496/4||Pearson BTEC Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care (England)|
Guidance from the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) for online teaching delivery and remote supervised placements from September 2021.
Changes to requirements:
BACP requirements for membership and core training will allow the option of some online teaching delivery and remote supervised placements. BACP will accept a mix of:
face-to-face and synchronous (live) online taught sessions, with a maximum of 30% of total tutor contact time delivered online
face-to-face and remote supervised placement hours, provided the majority are carried out face-to-face
Students or practitioners who want to apply for BACP membership will be asked how their training and placements were delivered. For full up to date information. see BACP Guidance for online teaching .
The following counselling qualifications will be withdrawn on these date.
The Pearson BTEC Level 5 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling will be replaced with a BTEC Higher National in Counselling & Applied Psychology, this will be available from September 2022.
|Qualification number||Title||Registration end date||Certification end date|
|600/0596/8||Pearson BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills||31/12/21||31/12/23|
|600/2293/0||Pearson BTEC Level 5 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling||31/12/22||31/12/26|