Ascentis Vocational Hasc Level2 Awardin Essay

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Level 2 Awareness of Dementia

Level 2 Award in

Awareness of Dementia
Specification

Ofqual Accreditation Number:
Ofqual Accreditation Start Date:
Ofqual Accreditation End Date:
Ofqual Certification End Date:

600/9236/1

15.05.13
31.03.13
31.03.14

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ASCENTIS’ MISSION STATEMENT

‘Building Partnerships to Advance and Accredit Lifelong Learning for All.’
About Ascentis
Ascentis was originally established in 1975 as OCNW, a co-operative scheme between Universities and
Colleges of Further Education. Ascentis was the first ‘Open College’ in the UK and served the needs of its members for over 34 years. Throughout this period, OCNW grew yet maintained its independence in order that it could continue to respond to the requirements of its customers and provide a consistently high standard of service to all centres across the country and in recent years to its increasing cohorts of overseas learners.
In 2009 OCNW became Ascentis - a company limited by guarantee and a registered educational charity.
Ascentis is distinctive and unusual in that it is both:


An Awarding Organisation regulated by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations
Regulation (Ofqual)

and


an Access Validating Agency (AVA) for ‘Access to HE Programmes’ licensed by the Quality
Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA).

Ascentis is therefore able to offer a comprehensive ladder of opportunities to centres and their students, including Foundation Learning, vocational programmes and progressing to QAA recognised Access to
HE qualifications. The flexible and adult-friendly ethos of Ascentis has resulted in centres throughout the
UK choosing to run its qualifications.

Ascentis Contact Details
Ascentis
Office 4
Lancaster Business Park
Mannin Way
Caton Road
Lancaster
LA1 3SW
Tel: 01524 845046 www.ascentis.co.uk Company limited by guarantee. Registered in England and Wales No. 6799564
Registered Charity No. 1129180
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
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AWARENESS IN DEMENTIA _____________________________________________________________
Introduction ____________________________________________________________________________ 4
Aims _________________________________________________________________________________ 4
Target Group __________________________________________________________________________ 4
Ofqual Qualification Accreditation and Accredited Units Numbers _________________________________ 4
Achievement of the Award ________________________________________________________________ 5
Time Limit for the Process of Credit Accumulation and Exemption _________________________________ 5
Recommended Prior Knowledge, Attainment and / or Experience _________________________________ 6
Age Range of Qualification ________________________________________________________________ 6
Opportunities for Progression ______________________________________________________________ 6
Mapping / Relationship to National Occupational Standards ______________________________________ 6
Resources to Support the Delivery of the Qualification __________________________________________ 6
Centre Recognition ______________________________________________________________________ 6
Qualification Approval ____________________________________________________________________ 6
Registration ____________________________________________________________________________ 6
Status in England, Wales and Northern Ireland ________________________________________________ 6
Reasonable Adjustments and Special Considerations ___________________________________________ 6
Enquiries and Appeals Procedure __________________________________________________________ 6
ASSESSMENT AND…