Enter your login details
Not got a profile? Create one now!
Sign up to My MKC
Your Course Shortlist

Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care

Highlights Include

  • Distance learning study – 10 weeks duration.
  • Free to study
  • Nationally recognised award
  • Study materials offered online or in paper format


Duration: Flexible Start Date: Various Study Mode: Part-Time, Flexible, 0:00 - 0:00 Location: Off Site Activity (Distance Learning) Fees: 16 - 18 N/A
19 - 23 N/A
24+ N/A
Overseas £800.00

What does this course cover?

The Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care comprises of seven units:

  • Understanding dementia
  • The person-centred approach to dementia care
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Person-centred approaches to the administration of medication
  • Factors that influence communication
  • Behaviour in the context of dementia care
  • Benefits of engaging in social activities



Who is this course for?

This course would be beneficial within a wide range of professions, including care workers, social and healthcare related roles.

What can I do after this course?

By undertaking this programme, you will be able to further your own continuous professional development, which could support you in improving your career prospects. You can also progress on to further qualifications in health and social care or related subjects.

Why choose this course?

This course will help learners to develop an awareness of dementia, what it is and how it can affect different people.  It also explore how to use a person-centred approach to encourage positive communication, as well as the factors that can affect interactions with people who have dementia.


Entry requirements

No formal academic qualifications are required to study this course. Learners must be aged 19+ and have lived in the EU for the past 3 years.


Course detail

How much will I have to study each week?

This qualification requires three to four hours of study each week using the distance learning workbooks.  In addition you will be required to successfully complete the tutor marked written assessments as evidence of achievement.

This course takes ten weeks to complete.  You can start the course at any time of the year.


How will I be assessed?

The course requires two assessments to be completed and passed to achieve the qualification.

Donwload Prospectus Blog CTA