TQUK Level 2 Diploma in Care (RQF)

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  • Accepted in Health and Care Settings
  • Ofqual Regulated


TQUK Level 2 Diploma in Care (RQF) is a vocational qualification that is intended to provide the fundamental information and skills needed for entry level work in the care sector. This diploma is designed to educate people for roles that entail giving care and assistance to people in a variety of settings, such as residential care homes, domiciliary care, daycare centres, and other healthcare settings.

Employers in the care industry typically recognise it, which may aid in the compliance of particular care settings with regulatory standards.

Delivery Methods

In order to cater to various learning styles London College of Professional Studies provides various delivery methods, which include blended learning and online learning.

Learners are able to:

  1. Firstly, Access All course materials, including online modules and written assignments,
  2. Secondly, Gain teacher support.
  3. In addition, Access the LCPS online portal (24/7 access to our user friendly learning portal).
  4. Acquire Assignments Briefing
  5. Receive excellent quality study notes.
  6. Moreover, Obtain assignment marks and feedback.
  7. Additionally, Gain a fully accredited UK certificate.
  8. Also Receive dedicated customer support via chat, telephone, and email (Monday to Friday).
  9. Finally, Gain full support until the completion of the course.


This Diploma is available in 2 modes:

  • 06 Months (Fast Track)
  • 09 Months


Furthermore, TQUK Level 2 Diploma in Care (RQF) is accredited by Ofqual awarding body.

Course Delivery

  • Online
  • Blended

Entry Requirements

  • Learners must be 16 years and above.
  • Learners should have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

Module Structure

Learners must achieve all the mandatory units (24 credits) and optional units to a minimum of 22 credits, total 46 credits.

Mandatory Units Level Credit
Communication in care settings 2 3
Handle information in care settings 2 1
Personal development in care settings 2 3
Implement person-centred approaches in care settings 2 5
Equality and inclusion in care settings 2 2
Health, safety and wellbeing in care settings 2 4
Responsibilities of a care worker 2 2
Duty of care 2 1
Safeguarding and protection in care settings 2 3


Optional Units Level Credit
Administer medication to individuals and monitor the effects 3 5
Provide support to manage pain and discomfort 2 2
The principles of infection prevention and control 2 3
Promotion of general health and well- being 2 2
Undertake physiological measurements 3 3
Dementia awareness 2 2
Support individuals to meet personal care needs 2 2
Support individuals to access and use information about services and facilities 2 3

Who is it suitable for?

The Level 2 Diploma in Care is suitable for individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in the care sector and wish to work in roles that involve providing support and assistance to individuals in need.

What could this qualification lead to?

The Level 2 Diploma in Care can lead to various opportunities and pathways within the care sector. Here are some potential outcomes and opportunities that completing the Level 2 Diploma in Care can lead to:

  1. Entry-Level Care Roles:
    • Graduates are qualified for entry level positions in the care sector, such as care assistant, support worker, healthcare assistant, or similar roles.
  1. Domiciliary Care Worker:
    • Opportunities to work as a domiciliary care worker include providing support and assistance to individuals in their own homes.
  1. Residential Care Worker:
    • roles in residential care homes or assisted living facilities, assisting individuals with various care needs.
  1. Day Care Centre Staff:
    • Positions in day care centres for adults or older individuals include organising activities and providing care and support.
  1. Community Support Worker:
    • opportunities for community-based roles, offering care and assistance to individuals in the wider community.
  1. Healthcare Assistant:
    • potential to work as a healthcare assistant in hospitals, clinics, or other healthcare settings.
  1. Career Progression:
    • A foundation for career progression within the care sector, with opportunities to advance to higher level qualifications and more senior roles


Successful learners can progress to other qualifications, such as the Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care or the Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support.


Tutor-marked assignments and workplace observations.

Payment Plan

Option 1: Full Payment
Fee £800
Fee (discounted) £750
Option 2: Instalment Plan
Instalment Plan £250 Deposit

3 monthly instalments of £183

(For UK learners/ companies we charge 20% VAT)

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