LEARNING DISABILITY PATHWAY - Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care

Learners must achieve a minimum of 58 credits to gain the Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England LEARNING DISABILITY PATHWAY.

LEARNING DISABILITY PATHWAY Qualification Structure

Group M: Mandatory units
Credits: 28 credits must be achieved from all nine mandatory units

Group 0U: Adults with learning disabilities mandatory unit
Credits: 4 credits must be achieved.

Group B2: Optional 'Context' or specialist knowledge units
Credits: A minimum of 3 and a maximum of 4 credits.

Group C3: Mandatory Adults With Learning Disabilities competence
Credits: 5 credits must be achieved.

Group C4: Optional competence units
Credits: 18 credits must be acheived.


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All units must be assessed in accordance with Skills for Care and Development QCF Assessment Principles and the regulatory arrangements for the Qualifications and Credit Framework.

* NB Use of barred combinations for progression.
Where a barred combination is shown between units, this does not mean that learners cannot achieve both units. The bar is on claiming credits for both units, where the same knowledge occurs in a knowledge unit and its related competence unit. This information is made clear to the learner on the front page of each unit where applicable.


Group M: Mandatory units

Credits: 24 credits must be achieved from all nine mandatory units

SSC
unit ref no.
Ofqual
unit ref no.
Edexcel unit ref no. Unit title Level Credit GLH
SHC 31 J/601/1434 1 Promote Communication in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings 3 3 10
SHC 32 A/601/1429 2 Engage in Personal Development in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings 3 3 10
SHC 33 Y/601/1437 3 Promote Equality and Inclusion in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings 3 2 8
SHC 34 R/601/1436 4 Principles for Implementing Duty of Care in Health, Social Care Or Children’s and Young People’s Settings 3 1 5
HSC 024 A/601/8574 5 Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care 2 3 26
HSC 025 J/601/8576 6 The Role of The Health and Social Care Worker 2 2 14
HSC 036 Y/601/8145 7 Promote Person Centred Approaches in Health and Social Care 3 6 41
HSC 037 F/601/8138 8 Promote and Implement Health and Safety in Health and Social Care 3 6 43
HSC 038 J/601/9470 9 Promote Good Practice in Handling Information in Health and Social Care Settings 3 2 16



Group 0U: Adults with learning disabilities mandatory unit

Credits: 4 credits must be achieved.

SSC
unit ref no.
Ofqual
unit ref no.
Edexcel unit ref no. Unit title Level Credit GLH
LD 201 K/601/5315 22 Understand the Context of Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities 2 4 35



Group B2: Optional 'Context' or specialist knowledge units

Credits: A minimum of 3 and a maximum of 4 credits.

SSC
unit ref no.
Ofqual
unit ref no.
Edexcel unit ref no. Unit title Level Credit GLH
Advo 301 M/502/3146 10 Purpose and Principles of Independent Advocacy 3 4 25
CMH 301 F/602/0097 11 Understand Mental Wellbeing and Mental Health Promotion 3 3 14
CMH 302 J/602/0103 12 Understand Mental Health Problems 3 3 14
DEM 301 J/601/ 3538 13 Understand the Process and Experience of Dementia 3 3 22
DEM 305 K/601/9199 14 Understand the Administration of Medication to Individuals with Dementia Using a Person-Centred Approach 3 2 15
DEM 308 L/601/3539 15 Understand the Role of Communication and Interactions with Individuals who Have Dementia 3 3 26
DEM 310 Y/601/3544 16 Understand the Diversity of Individuals with Dementia and the Importance of Inclusion 3 3 23
HSC 3021 Y/601/8579 17 Understand Theories of Relationships and Social Networks 4 3 29
HSC 3046 K/601/9493 18 Introduction to Personalisation in Social Care 3 3 22
IC01 L/501/6737 19 The Principles of Infection Prevention and Control 2 3 30
IC02 H/501/7103 20 Causes and Spread of Infection 2 2 20
IC03 R/501/6738 21 Cleaning, Decontamination and Waste-Management 2 2 20
LD 206 H/601/5703 23 Principles of Supporting an Individual to Maintain Personal Hygiene 2 1 10
LD 305 J/601/6293 24 Understand Positive Risk-taking for Individuals with Disabilities 3 3 25
LD 307 A/601/6274 25 Principles of Supporting Individuals with a Learning Disability Regarding Sexuality and Sexual Health 3 3 21
LD 310 T/601/5317 26 Understand How to Support Individuals with Autistic Spectrum Conditions 3 3 28
LD 311K M/601/7227 27 Principles of Supporting Young People with a Disability to Make the Transition into Adulthood 3 3 30
LD 314K M/601/7048 28 Principles of Self-Directed Support 3 3 26
PD OP 3.1 J/601/6150 29 Understand Physical Disability 3 3 22
PD OP 3.3 Y/601/6167 30 Understand the Impact of Acquired Brain Injury on Individuals 3 3 28
SS MU 3.1 M/601/3467 31 Understand Sensory Loss 3 3 21
SS OP 3.1 F/601/3473 32 Understand Models of Disability 3 3 26



Group C3: Mandatory Adults With Learning Disabilities competence

Credits: 5 credits must be achieved.

SSC
unit ref no.
Ofqual
unit ref no.
Edexcel unit ref no. Unit title Level Credit GLH
LD 302 A/601/7215 98 Support Person-Centred Thinking and Planning 3 5 41
LD 30 D/601/7353 99 Promote Active Support 3 5 36



Group C4: Optional competence units

Credits: 18 credits must be acheived.

SSC
unit ref no.
Ofqual
unit ref no.
Edexcel unit ref no. Unit title Level Credit GLH
Advo 302 T/502/3147 33 Providing Independent Advocacy Support 3 6 25
Advo 303 A/502/3148 34 Maintaining the Independent Advocacy Relationship 3 6 25
Advo 304 F/502/3149 35 Responding to the Advocacy Needs of Different Groups of People 3 6 25
ASM 1 M/601/0648 36 Recognise Indications of Substance Misuse and Refer Individuals to Specialists 3 4 24
ASM 3 A/601/0670 37 Support Individuals who are Substance-Users 3 7 42
ASM 4 D/501/0585 38 Identify and Act Upon Immediate Risk of Danger to Substance-Users 3 7 24
ASM 5 M/601/0682 39 Provide Services to Those Affected By Someone Else’s Substance Use 3 4 24
ASM 8 H/501/0586 40 Increase Awareness about Drugs, Alcohol or Other Substances with Individuals and Groups 3 7 42
ASM 9 T/601/0666 41 Test for Substance Use 3 5 30
ASM 11 D/601/0662 42 Carry Out Initial Assessments to Identify and Prioritise the Needs of Substance Misusers 3 5 30
ASM 12 K/501/0587 43 Carry Out Comprehensive Substance Misuse Assessment 3 5 30
ASM 15 D/601/0676 44 Assist with the Transfer of Individuals Who Misuse Substances Between Agencies and Services 3 1 6
ASM 18 K/501/0590 45 Support Individuals through Detoxification Programmes 3 3 18
ASM 24 R/601/3526 46 Develop and Sustain Effective Working Relationships with Staff in other Agencies 3 4 24
ASM34 Y/501/0598 47 Administer Medication to Individuals and Monitor the Effects 3 5 30
ASM 35 D/501/0599 48 Supply and Exchange Injecting Equipment for Individuals 3 3 18
DEM 302 T/601/9187 49 Understand and Meet the Nutritional Requirements of Individuals with Dementia 3 3 26
DEM 304 A/601/9191 50 Enable Rights and Choices of Individuals with Dementia whilst Minimising Risks 3 4 26
DEM 312 Y/601/4693 51 Understand and Enable Interaction and Communication with Individuals who have Dementia 3 4 30
DEM 313 F/601/4686 52 Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Dementia Care Practice 3 4 31
HSC 2003 K/601/9025 53 Provide Support to Manage Pain and Discomfort 2 2 15
HSC 2019 R/601/7902 54 Gain Access to the Homes of Individuals, Deal with Emergencies and Ensure Security On Departure  2 2 14
HSC 2024 T/601/8721 55 Undertake Agreed Pressure Area Care 2 4 30
HSC 2028 J/601/8027 56 Move and Position Individuals in Accordance With their Plan of Care 2 4 26
HSC 3001 T/601/9027 57 Contribute to Raising Awareness of Health Issues 3 4 26
HSC 3002 A/601/9028 58 Provide Support to Continue Recommended Therapies 3 3 20
HSC 3003 L/601/8028 59 Provide Support to Maintain and Develop Skills For Every-day Life 3 4 28
HSC 3004 L/601/8644 60 Facilitate Learning and Development Activities to Meet Individual Needs and Preferences 3 5 35
HSC 3007 M/601/9494 61 Support the Development of Community Partnerships 4 5 33
HSC 3008 D/601/9491 62 Implement Therapeutic Group Activities 3 4 25
HSC 3010 H/601/9492 63 Support Individuals to Develop and Run Support Groups 3 3 24
HSC 3012 M/601/9611 64 Prepare to Support Individuals Within a Shared Lives Arrangement  3 4 31
HSC 3013 F/601/7927 65 Support Individuals to Access and Use Services and Facilities 3 4 25
HSC 3014 J/601/9601 66 Provide Support for Individuals with a Shared Lives Arrangement  3 5 35
HSC 3019 R/601/8578 67 Support Individuals in their Relationships 3 4 27
HSC 3020 H/601/8049 68 Facilitate Person-Centred Assessment, Planning, Implementation and Review 3 6 45
HSC 3022 Y/601/7903 69 Support Individuals to Live at Home 3 4 25
HSC 3023 D/601/7904 70 Support Individuals to Manage their Finances 3 3 20
HSC 3024 H/601/7905 71 Support Individuals to Access and Manage Direct Payments 4 6 40
HSC 3027 K/601/7906 72 Support Individuals to Access Housing and Accommodation Services 3 4 24
HSC 3028 R/601/8581 73 Support Individuals to Deal with Personal Relationship Problems 3 4 26
HSC 3029 T/601/8282 74 Support Individuals with Specific Communication Needs 3 5 35
HSC 3033 M/601/7907 75 Support Individuals During a Period of Change 3 4 29
HSC 3034 T/601/7908 76 Support Individuals to Prepare for and Settle into New Home Environments 3 3 23
HSC 3035 A/601/7909 77 Support Individuals who are Bereaved 3 4 30
HSC 3038 H/601/8147 78 Work in Partnership with Families to Support Individuals 3 4 27
HSC 3045 F/601/3764 79 Promote Positive Behaviour 3 6 44
HSC 3047 F/601/4056 80 Support Use of Medication in Social Care Settings 3 5 40
HSC 3048 T/601/9495 81 Support Individuals at the End of Life 3 7 53
HSC 3049 R/601/8824 82 Prepare Environments and Resources for use During Healthcare Activities 2 3 20
HSC 3050 A/601/8980 83 Prepare for and Carry Out Extended Feeding Techniques 3 4 27
HSC 3051 Y/601/9022 84 Undertake Tissue Viability Risk Assessments 3 3 26
HSC 3052 R/601/8662 85 Undertake Physiological Measurements 3 3 23
HSC 3053 D/601/8860 86 Obtain Venous Blood Samples 3 3 24
HSC 3054 J/601/8979 87 Undertake Urethral Catheterisation Processes 3 4 28
HSC 3055 A/601/9174 88 Identify the Physical Health Needs of Individuals with Mental Health Needs and Plan Appropriate Actions 4 5 35
HSC 3056 K/601/9185 89 Support Families in Maintaining Relationships in their Wider Social Structures 3 4 33
HSC 3057 F/601/9029 90 Work with Families, Carers and Individuals During Times of Crisis 4 5 35
HSC 3058 L/601/9034 91 Enable Individuals with Behavioural Difficulties to Develop Strategies to Change their Behaviour 3 8 41
HSC 3061 J/601/9968 92 Help Individuals Address their Substance Use Through an Action Plan 3 4 28
HSC 3062 Y/601/8825 93 Interact with and Support Individuals Using Telecommunications 3 5 36
HSC 3065 T/601/9738 94 Implement the Positive Behavioural Support Model 4 8 61
HSC 3066 L/601/9549 95 Support Positive Risk Taking for Individuals 3 4 32
L2EFAW Y/600/1250 96 Emergency First-Aid Skills 2 1 10
LD 206 C K/601/9963 97 Support Individuals to Maintain Personal Hygiene 2 2 17
LD 302 A/601/7215 98 Support Person-Centred Thinking and Planning 3 5 41
LD 303 D/601/7353 99 Promote Active Support 3 5 36
LD 308 J/601/8657 100 Support Individuals with a Learning Disability to Access Healthcare 3 3 25
LD 311 C F/602/0049 101 Support Young People with a Disability to Make the Transition into Adulthood 3 5 40
LD 312 K/601/7047 102 Support Parents with Disabilities 3 6 43
LD 314C J/602/0053 103 Support Individuals with Self-Directed Support 3 5 35
PD OP 3.2 K/601/6190 104 Work with Other Professionals and Agencies to Support Individuals with Physical Disabilities 3 3 23
PDOP 3.4 M/601/5817 105 Support Families who are Affected by Acquired Brain Injury 3 3 30
PDOP 3.5 D/601/5750 106 Support Families who Have a Child with a Disability 3 3 23
SS OP 3.2 K/601/3483 107 Promote Effective Communication with Individuals with Sensory Loss 3 4 30
SS OP 3.3 A/601/5190 108 Support Individuals with Multiple Conditions and/or Disabilities 3 4 31
SS OP 3.4 J/601/3541 109 Support Individuals in the Use of Assistive Technology 4 4 32
SS OP 3.5 R/601/3543 110 Support the Assessment of Individuals with Sensory Loss 4 3 22
SS OP 3.6 D/601/3545 111 Support the Promotion of Awareness of Sensory Loss 3 3 23
SS OP 3.7 H/601/3546 112 Support Individuals to Access Education, Training or Employment 4 4 31


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