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Unit Title LevelCredit GLH
Mandatory Units

Advanced Financial Management

6 15 60

Foundations of Accounting and Finance

6 10 40

Principles of Accounting and Finance Professional

6 10 40

Financial Reporting and Practice

6 20 80

Auditing and Internal Controls

6 20 80

Managerial Accounting and Finance

6 10 40

Advanced Performance Management

6 15 60

Corporate and Business Law

6 15 60

Taxation and tax planning

6 20 80

Unit Format

Each unit in AVA’s suite of level 6 courses is presented in a standard format. This format provides guidance on the requirements of the unit for learners, tutors, assessors and external verifiers.

Each unit has the following sections:

Unit Title

The unit title reflects the content of the unit. The title of each unit completed will appear on a learner's statement of results.

Unit Aims

The unit aims section summaries the content of the unit. All units and courses have a level assigned to them which represents the level of achievement. The level of each unit is informed by the level descriptors.

Credit Value

The credit value is the number of credits that may be awarded to a learner for the successful achievement of the learning outcomes of a unit.

Guided Learning Hours (GLH)

Guided learning hours are an indicative guide to the amount of input that a tutor will provide to a learner, to enable them to complete the unit. This includes lectures, tutorials and workshops and time spent by staff assessing learners' achievement when they are present.

Learning Outcomes

The learning outcomes set out what a learner is expected to know, understand or be able to do as the result of the learning process.

Assessment Criteria

The assessment criteria describe the requirements a learner is expected to meet in order to demonstrate that the learning outcome has been achieved. Command verbs reflect the level of the course.

Unit TitleAdvanced Financial Management

Guided Learning Hours:

60

Levels:

15

Credits:

60

Unit grading system:

Pass

Unit purpose and aim(s):

To understand the purpose and role of Financial Management

Learning OutcomesAssessment Criteria
The learner will:

1. Understand purpose and role of financial management

1.1 Assess the financial management function and environment

1.2 Evaluate the role of stakeholders and their interests and impact on corporate objectives

1.3 Critically discuss different financial objectives and the relationship with overall corporate strategy

1.4 Explain the role of financial markets and financial institutions

2. Understand and use effective working capital management techniques

2.1 Discuss the nature, elements and importance of working capital

2.2 Assess working capital needs and funding strategies of different organisations

2.3 Apply working capital management techniques

2.4 Critically discuss the management of inventories, cash, accounting receivable and payable in different organisations

3. Be able to perform investment appraisals

3.1 Evaluate different investment appraisal techniques

3.2 Discuss the different adjustments needed for risk, uncertainty, taxation and inflation in investment appraisals

3.3 Perform advanced calculations for investment appraisals

3.4 Assess specific investment decisions (lease or buy and asset replacement)

4. Understand the process of identification, comparison and evaluation of alternative sources of business finance

4.1 Critically discuss sources and raising of business finance

4.2 Perform advanced calculations for cost of capital and debt estimation

4.3 Evaluate different sources of finance and any cost of each source

4.4 Discuss different capital structures and related optimisation techniques

4.5 Analyse different sources of finance for Small and Medium-size Entities (SMEs)

5. Be able to conduct business valuations

5.1 Discuss the nature and purpose of business valuations and different methods of evaluating financial assets

5.2 Evaluate different business valuation techniques and models

5.3 Perform advanced calculations for the valuation of debt and other instruments

5.4 Critically discuss Efficient Market Hypotheses and any implications in business valuations

6. Understand risk management techniques in business

6.1 Analyse the nature and types of risk

6.2 Discuss and apply risk management approaches

6.3 Critically discuss the causes and implications of foreign currency risk and interest rate risk

6.4 Assess hedging techniques for foreign currency risk and interest rate risk.

Unit Title: Foundation of Accounting and Finance
Guided Learning Hours: 40
Level: 6
Credits: 10
Unit grading system: Pass

Unit purpose and aim(s):

Aim of this unit is to understand the role and context of financial accounting

Learning OutcomesAssessment Criteria
The learner can:

1. Understand the role and context of financial accounting

1.1 Discuss the role and nature of financial accounting information within the internal and external environment of an organisation

1.2 Assess the different priorities and concerns of stakeholders who have an interest in financial accounting information

1.3 Explain the role of financial and management accountants in a variety of business organisations

1.4 Discuss the role and nature of corporate governance, statutory and internal audit

1.5 Critically evaluate accounting concepts and legal requirements underpinning the preparation of financial statements

2. Be able to record accounting transactions and prepare a trial balance

2.1 Use double-entry accounting techniques to maintain accounting records, including the use of bank reconciliations, journal entries, purchase and sales ledger, control accounts

2.2 Record the following transactions in the accounting system of the organisation:

  • Sales and purchases
  • Cash and inventory
  • Tangible assets and depreciation
  • Intangible assets and amortisation
  • Provisions

2.3 Prepare a trial balance of an organisation including any correction of errors, control accounts and bank reconciliations

3. Be able to prepare financial statements

3.1 Assess the key features of financial statements

3.2 Prepare and present the following financial statements from complete and incomplete accounting data:

  • Statement of Financial Position
  • Statement of Profit and Loss
  • Statement of Cash flow

including their corresponding notes.

3.3 Prepare consolidated financial statements of both subsidiaries and associates

3.4 Explain the interrelationships between the key features of financial statements

3.5 Report events after the accounting period

4. Be able to interpret the financial performance of organisations

4.1 Calculate and analyse key accounting rations and evaluate their limitations

4.2 Discuss the importance and purpose financial statement analysis

4.3 Evaluate business performance using financial statements and ratios and trend analysis

Unit Title: Principles of Accounting and Finance Professional
Guided Learning Hours: 60
Level: 6
Credits: 10
Unit grading system: Pass

Unit purpose and aim(s):

This unit is designed to underlying concepts of how businesses are organized, functioned and governed.

Learning Outcomes

The learner will: Understand about International Healthcare Policy.

Learning OutcomesIndicative Content
The learner can:

1. Understand the underlying concepts that determine how businesses are organised, functioning and governed

1.1 Assess the purpose and types of business organisations and main stakeholders and their needs

1.2 Evaluate the external factors affecting business which include Political, Economic, Legal, Social, Technological and Environmental

1.3 Critically discuss different organisational structures and designs

1.4 Discuss the organisational culture in business, committees in business organisation

1.5 Assess corporate governance and corporate social responsibility of an organisation

2. Demonstrate knowledge of managerial aspects in an organisation

2.1 Discuss different managerial styles, behaviors and leadership styles

2.2 Critically discuss the team building process and individual and group motivation techniques

2.3 Evaluate different human resources processes, including recruitment and selection and employee appraisal

2.4 Analyse personal effectiveness techniques

2.5 Prepare personal career and development plans

3. Understand importance of financing and regulatory issues

3.1 Discuss a framework for financial decision making

3.2 Analyse international aspects of business finance

3.3 Critically discuss corporate restructuring (including takeovers and divestments)

3.4 Evaluate the regulation of financial services industry and the protection available to customers

4. Understand the different sources of financing available for individuals and businesses

4.1 Discuss the cost and suitability of different sources of finance for individuals

4.2 Evaluate the cost and suitability of short term and long term finance sources for businesses

4.3 Evaluate the roles of financial services providers and the stock exchange

4.4 Prepare cost of capital calculations and the discount rate

Unit Title: Financial Reporting and Practice
Guided Learning Hours: 80
Level: 6
Credits: 20
Unit grading system: Pass

Unit purpose and aim(s):

This unit is designed to enable learners to understand the regulatory framework for financial reporting

Learning OutcomesAssessment Criteria
The learner can:

Understand the regulatory framework for financial reporting

1.1 Discuss the framework of accounting and standard setting process

1.2 Evaluate contemporary issues in financial reporting

1.3 Critically discuss the need and application of a conceptual framework in financial reporting

1.4 Assess current regulatory framework of financial reporting

1.5 Discuss the concepts and principles of group accounting and consolidated financial statements

1.6 Critically discuss fundamental accounting concepts and principles: recognition and measurement and the concept of ‘faithful representation’ (‘true and fair view’)

2 Be able to prepare financial statements and present single entity and consolidated financial statements in conformity with IFRSs from complete or incomplete records

2.1 Prepare single entity financial statements in conformity with IFRSs including:

  • statements of financial position
  • comprehensive income
  • changes in equity
  • cash flows and extracts from accounting policies and notes

2.2 Prepare consolidated financial statements in conformity with IFRSs including:

  • Statement of financial position
  • Comprehensive income
  • Cash flows and
  • Extracts from accounting policies and notes

3 Be able to analyse and interpret financial statements

3.1 Perform financial ratios calculations and analyse the financial performance of the firm for different stakeholders

3.2 Critically discuss trends in financial performance

3.3 Assess the limitations of financial statements

3.4 Evaluate the fina

4 Specialised accounting for transactions in Financial Statements

4.1 Perform calculations and discuss accounting treatment for:

  • Intangible assets;
  • Tangible non-current assets;
  • Impairment of assets;
  • Inventory and biological assets;
  • Financial Instruments;
  • Leasing;
  • Taxation;
  • Revenue;
  • Financial performance reporting; and
  • Foreign currency transactions

5 Understand the role of directors, company secretaries and the auditors in financial reporting and the

5.1 Critically evaluate the role of directors, company secretaries and the auditors in financial reporting and the management of companies

Unit Title: Auditing and Internal Controls
Guided Learning Hours: 80
Level: 6
Credits: 20
Unit grading system: Pass

Unit purpose and aim(s):

Learners will understand how audit and related regulatory framework woks within an organisation

Learning OutcomesAssessment Criteria
The learner can:

1 Understand audit and related regulatory framework

1.1 Discuss audit, accountability and levels of assurance engagement

1.2 Assess external audits and corporate governance

1.3 Analyse the scope and purpose of different types of audit

1.4 Assess internal audit and governance and discuss the differences between external and internal audit

1.5 Critically discuss the conceptual framework including independence, evidence and ethics

1.6 Evaluate the regulatory framework of auditing including:

  • The Auditing Practices Board, international standards and guidelines
  • The requirements of the Companies Act Legal liability of auditors
  • The prevention and detection of fraud

2 Be able to perform audit planning and risk assessment

2.1 Discuss the planning of audit work and documentation

2.2 Apply and critically evaluate appropriate audit principles and procedures to different organisational situations

2.3 Analyse the process of obtaining and accepting audit engagements

2.4 Evaluate and perform audit risk assessment

2.5 Perform analysis of the entity and its environment

2.6 Critically discuss fraud, laws and regulations

3 Understand audit procedures

3.1 Evaluate audit evidence required

3.2 Analyse audit procedures, sampling and testing techniques

3.3 Critically discuss different audit techniques with the use of software

4 Understand internal control systems

4.1 Discuss internal control of audit work and compliance testing

4.2 Assess principles and practice relating to internal control, internal audit and internal review

4.3 Perform evaluation of internal control systems as they are performed by auditors

5 Understand reporting for audit purposes

5.1 Evaluate principles related to the formation of audit judgement and the presentation of an audit report

5.2 Discuss subsequent events, going concern and written representations

Unit Title: Managerial Accounting and Finance
Guided Learning Hours: 40
Level: 6
Credits: 10
Unit grading system: Pass

Unit purpose and aim(s):

To develop the knowledge and skills to understand the extract and analyse financial data and management information.

Learning OutcomesAssessment Criteria
The learner can:

1. Be able to extract and analyse financial data and management information

1.1 Discuss the role of accountancy and the information needs of managers

1.2 Prepare and present management information for both short term and long term decision making

1.3 Classify costs and explain their behavior

2. Understand the use of cost accounting techniques

2.1 Discuss elements of costs and perform calculations of direct materials, direct labour costs

2.2 Evaluate and use different cost accounting methods, including absorption, marginal costing and activity-based costing

2.3 Assess the factors that influence the pricing decision and cost plus pricing, break-even pricing and profit oriented pricing

2.4 Critically discuss alternative cost accounting principles

2.5 Critically examine and prepare standard costing system and perform variance calculations and analysis

3. Understand the use of financial information systems for planning and controlling purposes

3.1 Develop plans and budgets and discuss the influence of target setting for managers

3.2 Prepare and use statistical techniques for budgeting purposes

3.3 Prepare budgetary controls flexible budgets

3.4 Discuss budgetary behavior, control and reporting

4. Understand use of investment appraisal techniques for capital budgeting

4.1 Discuss long-term/ short-term financing methods and financing working capital

4.2 Evaluate projected financial returns using investment appraisal techniques

4.3 Assess working capital management needs

5. Be able to explore the use of performance measurement systems in organisations

5.1 Discuss the use of key performance indicators and the role of performance measurement in organisations

5.2 Evaluate and use scorecard type systems, including the Balanced Scorecard

5.3 Monitoring and reporting financial performance to the management of an organisation

Unit Title: Advanced Performance Management
Guided Learning Hours: 60
Level: 6
Credits: 15
Unit grading system: Pass

Unit purpose and aim(s):

To develop the knowledge and understand the specialist cost and management accounting techniques

Learning OutcomesAssessment Criteria
The learner can:

1. Understand specialist cost and management accounting techniques

1.1 Evaluate Activity Based Costing and the cost drivers involved 1.2 Discuss target and life-cycle costing 1.3 Critically discuss contemporary issues in management accounting techniques including environmental accounting

2. Understand decisionmaking process and techniques

2.1 Discuss the concept of relevant costing

2.2 Assess different pricing strategies and decisions

2.3 Recommend research techniques to reduce uncertainty in decision-making

2.4 Perform Break Even analysis and identify limiting factors

3. Understand budgetary systems

3.1 Discuss budgetary control systems and assess different types of budgets

3.2 Perform quantitative analysis for budgetary purposes of an organisation

3.3 Select and analyse appropriate budgetary systems for an organisation and discuss standard costing

4. Be able to prepare forecasts and budgets for a business

4.1 Discuss and use standard costs

4.2 Assess the performance of an organisation with the use of performance analysis

4.3 Discuss the scope of performance measurement

4.4 Discuss material and sales mix and perform appropriate variance analysis

5. Understand performance measurement, monitoring and control

5.1 Assess different performance management information systems

5.2 Evaluate different sources of information and prepare appropriate management reports

5.3 Discuss external considerations and behavior aspects of performance measurement

5.4 Perform divisional performance analysis and transfer pricing

Unit Title: Corporate and Business Law
Guided Learning Hours: 60
Level: 6
Credits: 15
Unit grading system: Pass

Unit purpose and aim(s):

To develop the knowledge and understand the legal system and concepts of law

Learning OutcomesAssessment Criteria
The learner can:

1. Understand the Legal System

1.1 Discuss the Legal system including courts, tribunals and procedures to resolve disputes

1.2 the main divisions

1.3 Discuss Sources of Law, including the European Union

1.4 Evaluate the role of the legal profession in the Legal System

1.5 Assess the differences between criminal and civil law, and the ways of enforcing Court judgements

2. Understand fundamental concepts of contract and tort law

2.1 Discuss contract law including:

  • formation,
  • terms including exclusion of liability,
  • defects,
  • breach of contract,
  • remedies, and
  • termination

2.2 Discuss employment contracts, employee dismissal and redundancy

2.3 Discuss specific areas of tort law affecting business including:

  • the meaning of a tort,
  • aspects of the law of negligence,
  • vicarious liability,
  • contribution and
  • indemnity

2.4 Evaluate fraudulent behavior in corporate management and legal liabilities caused by illegal activities

2.5 Discuss professional ethics in accounting and business, including ethical codes and dilemmas

3. Understand the legal rules and regulations relevant to business organisations

3.1 Discuss the legal personality, formation and constitution of a corporation

3.2 Discuss the concept of limited liability and corporate personality

3.3 Assess the law of agency in an organisational context, including duties of partners and directors and authority of the agent

3.4 Critically discuss different types of companies, including partnerships

3.5 Analyse the procedures for registering a company and thereafter regulation of companies

3.6 Analyse the documents required for the constitution of a company (articles and memorandum of association)

4. Understand internal company regulation and insolvency law

4.1 Discuss the relationship between members and managers, including the role and duties of directors, secretary and auditors

4.2 Discuss the purpose of a company meeting and resolutions

4.3 Discuss the role of the bankruptcy administrator and functions of the Administrator, debtor’s assets, creditor’s rights, Bankruptcy liquidation.es mix and perform appropriate variance analysis

5. Understand Securities Law

5.1 Discuss and compare the characteristics of share capital and loan capital, listing and trading of securities

5.2 Critically evaluate capital maintenance and dividend law

5.3 Discuss dividend distribution rules

5.4 Evaluate the takeover of a listed company and legal liabilities caused by illegal activities

Unit Title: Corporate and Business Law
Guided Learning Hours: 60
Level: 6
Credits: 15
Unit grading system: Pass

Unit purpose and aim(s):

To develop the knowledge and understand the legal system and concepts of law

Learning OutcomesAssessment Criteria
The learner can:

1. Understand the tax system and related procedures

1.1 Analyse the function and purpose of a tax system

1.2 Evaluate the system of self-assessment and the making of returns

1.3 Critically discuss tax procedural issues which include: the time limits for information submission, claims on payments, compliance checks and disputes

1.4 Discuss penalties for non-compliance with tax system

2. Understand income tax

2.1 Discuss the scope of income tax

2.2 Evaluate income from employment, self-employment, property and investment income

2.3 Discuss Gains and losses on the disposal of movable and immovable property, shares and securities

3. Understand the taxation of individuals, businesses and corporate entities

3.1 Discuss the major taxes levied on individuals and the scope of the taxation of capital gains

3.2 Discuss the major taxes levied businesses and corporate entities in the UK and the scope of corporation tax

3.3 Evaluate the tax effect of different corporate structures

3.4 Critically discuss the impact of government policy on taxation

4. Be able to prepare computations for: income tax, corporation tax and capital gains tax

4.1 Perform computations for taxable income and income tax liability for individuals

4.2 Perform computations for national insurance contributions for both employed and self-employed individuals

4.3 Perform comprehensive computations for corporation tax

4.4 Prepare computations for capital gains tax

5. Understand the requirements of Value added tax (VAT)

5.1 Analyse the VAT registration requirements

5.2 Critically assess the implications of VAT for businesses

5.3 Perform computations of VAT liabilities

5.4 Assess the effect of special schemes

6. Understand how to minimise the impact of tax for individuals and businesses

6.1 Assess strategies to minimise the impact of tax for individuals, exemptions and reliefs in deferring tax liabilities arising from the disposal of capital gains assets

6.2 Assess strategies to minimise the impact of tax for businesses

7. Be able to discuss inheritance tax

7.1 Discuss the transfers of value and liabilities arising from chargeable lifetime transfers and death of an individual

7.2 Analyse payment of inheritance tax and exemptions in deferring and minimising inheritance tax

Mandatory Units

  • Managing Communication
  • Business Organisation in a Global Context
  • People Management
  • Optional Units
  • Learners must complete one unit from the optional units
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Resource Management
  • Administrative Services
  • Planning a Work Based Team Project
  • Finance for Managers
  • Planning a New Business Venture
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Manage Sustainability in an Organisation
  • Marketing Principles and Practice
  • Employability Skills
  • Business Ethics
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Business Law

Mandatory Units

  • Leadership and Management
  • Research Project
  • Financial Decision Making for Managers
  • Optional Units (Learner must achieve 25 credits from below units)
  • Project Management
  • Economics for Business
  • Risk Management
  • Corporate Communication Strategies
  • Sustainable Business Strategy
  • Strategic Planning
  • Managing Quality and Service Delivery
  • Personal Leadership and Management Development
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Human Resource Management
  • Understanding the principles and practices of assessment
  • Assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding
  • Assess occupational competence in the work environment

Mandatory Units

  • Business Communication Skills
  • Academic Skills for Business
  • Fundamentals of Marketing and Practice
  • The Business Environment

Mandatory Units

Unit No

Title Credits

Unit 01

Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care 3 credits

Unit 02

The role of the health and social care worker 2 credits

Unit 03

Promote person-centred approaches in health and social care 6 credits

Unit 04

Promote and implement health and safety in health and social care 6 credits

Unit 05

Promote good practice in handling information in health and social care settings 2 credits

Unit 06

Promote communication in health, social care or children's and young people's settings 3 credits

Unit 07

Engage in personal development in health, social care or children's and young people's settings 3 credits

Unit 08

Promote equality and inclusion in health, social care or children's and young people's settings 2 credits

Unit 09

Principles for implementing duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s

Unit 10

Principles of Supporting an individual to maintain personal hygiene 1 Credit

Unit 11

Purpose and principles of independent advocacy 4 Credits

Unit 12

Understand mental wellbeing and mental health promotion 3 Credits

Unit 13

Understand mental health problems 3 credits

Unit 14

Understand the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person-pentred approach 2 credits

Unit 15

Understand the role of communication and interactions with individuals who have dementia 3 credits

Unit 16

Understand the diversity of individuals with dementia and the importance of inclusion 3 credits

Unit 17

Introduction to personalisation in social care 3 credits

Unit 18

The principles of infection prevention and control 3 Credits

Unit 19

Causes and spread of infection 2 Credits

Unit 20

Cleaning, decontamination and waste management 2 Credits

Unit 21

Understand the context of supporting individuals with learning disabilities 4 Credits

Unit 22

Principles of supporting young people with a disability to make the transition into adulthood 3 Credits

Unit 23

Principles of self-directed support 3 Credits

Unit 24

Principles of supporting individuals with a learning disability regarding sexuality and sexual health 3 Credits

Unit 25

Understand the process and experience of dementia 3 Credits

Unit 26

Understand theories of relationships and social networks 3 credits

Unit 27

Understand how to support individuals with autistic spectrum conditions 3 credits

Unit 28

Understand positive risk-taking for individuals with disabilities 3 credits

Unit 29

Understand physical disability 3 credits

Unit 30

Understand the impact of acquired brain injury on individuals 3 credits

Unit 31

Understand sensory loss 3 credits

Unit 32

Understand models of disability 3 credits

Unit 33

Understand the effects of ageing in activity provision 2 credits Group B Optional Units (Learner Must Complete Further 30 Credits from below Units)

Unit 37

Understand and enable interaction and communication with individuals who have dementia 4 credits

Unit 38

Equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care practice 4 credits

Unit 39

Move and position individuals in accordance with their plan of care 4 credits

Unit 40

Support individuals in their relationships 4 credits

Unit 41

Facilitate person-centred assessment, planning, implementation and review 6 credits

Unit 42

Support individuals to live at home 4 credits

Unit 43

Support individuals with specific communication needs 5 credits

Unit 44

Support individuals who are bereaved 4 credits

Unit 45

Work in partnership with families to support individuals 4 credits

Unit 46

Promote positive behaviour 6 credits

Unit 47

Support use of medication in social care settings 5 credits

Unit 48

Support individuals at the end of life 7 credits

Unit 49

Prepare environments and resources for use during healthcare activities 3 credits

Unit 50

Support young people with a disability to make the transition into adulthood 5 credits

Unit 51

Support parents with disabilities 6 credits

Unit 52

Providing independent advocacy support 6 credits

Unit 53

Maintaining the independent advocacy relationship 6 credits

Unit 54

Responding to the advocacy needs of different groups of people 6 credits

Unit 55

Recognise indications of substance misuse and refer individuals to specialists 4 credits

Unit 56

Carry out initial assessments to identify and prioritise the needs of substance misusers 5 credits

Unit 57

Carry out comprehensive substance misuse assessment 5 credits

Unit 58

Assist with the transfer of individuals who misuse substances between agencies and services 1 credits

Unit 59

Support individuals through detoxification programmes 3 credits

Unit 60

Develop and sustain effective working relationships with staff in other agencies 4 credits

Unit 61

Support individuals who are substance users 7 credits

Unit 62

Supply and exchange injecting equipment for individuals 3 credits

Unit 63

Identify and act upon immediate risk of danger to substance misusers 4 credits

Unit 64

Provide services to those affected by someone else's substance use 4 credits

Unit 65

Increase awareness about drugs, alcohol or other substances with individuals and groups 7 credits

Unit 66

Test for substance use 5 credits

Unit 67

Gain access to the homes of individuals, deal with emergencies and ensure security on departure 2 credits

Unit 68

Undertake agreed pressure area care 4 credits

Unit 69

Contribute to raising awareness of health issues 4 credits

Unit 70

Provide support to continue recommended therapies 3 credits

Unit 71

Provide support to maintain and develop skills for everyday life 4 credits

Unit 72

Facilitate learning and development activities to meet individual needs and preferences 5 credits

Unit 73

Support the development of community partnerships 5 credits

Unit 74

Implement therapeutic group activities 4 credits

Unit 75

Support individuals to develop and run support groups 3 credits

Unit 76

Prepare to support individuals within a shared lives arrangement 4 credits

Unit 77

Support individuals to access and use services and facilities 4 credits

Unit 78

Provide support for individuals within a shared lives arrangement 5 credits

Unit 79

Support individuals to manage their finances 3 credits

Unit 80

Support individuals to access and manage direct payments 6 credits

Unit 81

Support individuals to access housing and accommodation services 4 credits

Unit 82

Support individuals to deal with personal relationship problems 4 credits

Unit 83

Support individuals during a period of change 4 credits

Unit 84

Support individuals to prepare for and settle in to new home environments 3 credits

Unit 85

Obtain venous blood samples 3 credits

Unit 86

Undertake physiological measurements 3 credits

Unit 87

Identify the physical health needs of individuals with mental health needs and plan appropriate actions 5 credits

Unit 88

Support families in maintaining relationships in their wider social structures 4 credits

Unit 89

Work with families, carers and individuals during times of crisis 5 credits

Unit 90

Enable individuals with behavioural difficulties to develop strategies to change their behaviour 8 credits

Unit 91

Help individuals address their substance use through an action plan 4 credits

Unit 92

Interact with and support individuals using telecommunications 5 credits

Unit 93

Implement the positive behavioural support model 8 credits

Unit 94

Support positive risk-taking for individuals 4 credits

Unit 95

Provide support to manage pain and discomfort 2 credits

Unit 96

Prepare for and carry out extended feeding techniques 4 credits

Unit 97

Undertake tissue viability risk assessments 3 credits

Unit 98

Undertake urethral catheterisation processes 4 credits

Unit 99

Support individuals to maintain personal hygiene 2 credits

Unit 100

Support person-centred thinking and planning 5 credits

Unit 101

Support individuals with a learning disability to access healthcare 3 credits

Unit 102

Promote active support 5 credits

Unit 103

Support individuals with self-directed support 5 credits

Unit 104

Work with other professionals and agencies to support individuals with physical disability 3 credits

Unit 105

Support families who are affected by acquired brain injury 3 credits

Unit 106

Support families who have a child with a disability 3 credits

Unit 107

Promote effective communication with individuals with sensory loss 4 credits

Unit 108

Support individuals with multiple conditions and/or disabilities 4 credits

Unit 109

Support individuals in the use of assistive technology 4 credits

Unit 110

Support the assessment of individuals with sensory loss 3 credits

Unit 111

Support the promotion of awareness of sensory loss 3 credits

Unit 112

Support individuals to access education, training or employment 4 credits

Unit 113

Enable individuals to negotiate environments 5 credits

Unit 114

Develop professional supervision practice in health and social care or children and young people’s work settings 5 credits

Unit 115

Supporting infection prevention and control in social care 2 credits

Unit 116

Support people who are providing homes to individuals 6 credits

Unit 117

Promote nutrition and hydration in health and social care settings 4 credits

Unit 118

Support individuals to stay safe from harm or abuse 4 credits

Unit 119

Assess the needs of carers and families 4 credits

Unit 120

Manage induction in health and social care or children and young people’s Settings 3 credits

Unit 121

Managing symptoms in end of life care 3 credits

Unit 122

Understand how to provide support when working in end of life care 4 credits

Unit 123

Facilitate the development of effective group practice in health and social care or children and young people’s settings 6 credits

Unit 124

Co-ordination of activity provision in social care 5 credits

Unit 125

Support individuals with autistic spectrum conditions 4 credits

Group M (Mandatory units)

  • Introduction to communication in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings Level 2
  • Introduction to equality and inclusion in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings Level 2
  • Introduction to personal development in health, social care or children's and young people’s settings Level 2
  • Introduction to duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings Level 2
  • Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care Level 2
  • The role of the health and social care worker Level 2
  • Implement person centred approaches in health and social care Level 2
  • Contribute to health and safety in health and social care Level 2
  • Handle information in health and social care settings Level 2

Group G1 (Pathway 1 – General)

  • Principles of supporting an individual to maintain personal hygiene Level 2
  • Purpose and principles of Independent Advocacy Level 3
  • Understand mental well-being and mental health promotion Level 3
  • Understand mental health problems Level 3
  • Dementia Awareness Level 2
  • The person centred approach to the care and support of individuals with dementia Level 2
  • Understand equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care Level 2
  • Understand the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person centred approach Level 3
  • Understand the role of communication and interactions with individuals who have dementia Level 3
  • Understand the diversity of individuals with dementia and the importance of inclusion Level 3
  • Understand the factors that can influence communication and interaction with individuals who have dementia Level 2
  • Introduction to personalisation in social care Level 3
  • The principles of Infection Prevention and Control Level 2
  • Causes and Spread of Infection Level 2
  • Cleaning, Decontamination and Waste Management Level 2
  • Understand the context of supporting individuals with learning disabilities Level 2
  • Principles of supporting individuals with a learning disability to access healthcare Level 2
  • Introductory awareness of Autistic Spectrum Conditions Level 2
  • Principles of supporting young people with a disability to make the transition into adulthood Level 3
  • Principles of self-directed support Level 3
  • Principles of positive risk taking for individuals with disabilities Level 2
  • Principles of supporting individuals with a learning disability regarding sexuality and sexual health Level 3
  • Understand Physical Disability Level 2
  • Understand the impact of Acquired Brain Injury on individuals Level 2
  • Introductory awareness of sensory loss Level 2
  • Introductory awareness of models of disability Level 2
  • Understand how to support individuals to be part of a community Level 2
  • Understand how to work in end of life care Level 2
  • Understand how to support individuals during the last days of life Level 3
  • End of life and dementia care Level 3
  • Understand the Benefits of Engaging in Activities in Social Care Level 2
  • Understand the Effects of Ageing in Activity Provision Level 3
  • Understanding and Enabling Assisting and Moving Individuals Level 2
  • Stroke Awareness Level 2