Health and Social Care update June 2018 | Pearson qualifications

Health and Social Care update June 2018

21 June 2018

This June update covers qualification withdrawals, tackling stress and new app codes within health and social care. 

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Withdrawal of qualifications in December 2018

The following qualifications will be withdrawn for registration on 31 December 2018:

Qualification title Number Registration end date Certification end  date
L2 Award in Awareness of end of Life Care 601/1120/3 31/12/18 31/12/19
L2 Award in Supporting Activity Provision in Social Care 600/2953/5 31/12/18 31/12/19
L3 Certificate in Induction into Adult Social Care in Northern Ireland 601/0115/5 31/12/18 31/12/20
L3 Certificate in Dementia Care 600/2999/7 31/12/18 31/12/20

Tackling stress in adult social care

Social care can be a stressful job, and stress at work can lead to errors, misjudgements, low morale and sickness absence if it’s not managed properly. Building the resilience of your staff will help them to deal with stress and cope better under pressure - it’s a core skill that everyone working in social care needs to have.

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App codes

All Mas Codes for Level 2 & 3 SASE frameworks are now closed for registration. New apprenticeship standard APP codes are now available; please request approval.

  • Adult Care Worker Standard - APP09068
  • Lead Adult Care Worker Standard - APP09069

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