Mental Capacity Act (MCA) Level 2 (VTQ)

Online & Classroom Training Course

Introduction to the Mental Capacity Act of 2005 (MCA). This course is especially useful for those working in the care sector.
£24.95 + VAT
38 Ratings
£24.95 + VAT
CPD Certified Provider of Training Excellence Online Training Approved by Skills for Care
Video Playtime

56 minutes

Video Count

18 videos

Audio

English

Captions

English

Proof of Completion

Certificate

This Course Includes:

  • Endorsed by Skills for Care & TQUK
  • 3.0 hrs CPD Certificate
  • Evidence Based Training Certificate
  • Instant printable wall certificate
  • 24/7 on-demand video
  • Access on mobile
  • Weekly refresher video
  • Expiration reminder
  • Student manual

Preview the course content:

1
Section 1

Course Introduction

6 mins
3 videos
This section includes:
  • Course introduction 2:16
  • CQC or Care Quality Commission 2:27
  • Care Inspectorate Scotland 2:13
2
Section 2

Mental Capacity Act

22 mins
8 videos
This section includes:
  • MCA Assessment Criteria 3:18
  • MCA Assessment 2:21
  • MCA Associated Organisations/Individuals 2:20
  • and more...
3
Section 3

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguarding

24 mins
6 videos
This section includes:
  • Deprivation of Liberty Safeguarding - DOLS 4:44
  • DOLS Application 3:52
  • Restrictions DOLS 4:07
  • and more...
4
Section 4

Course Summary

2 mins
1 videos
This section includes:
  • Course Summary 2:07

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We have been recognised as an endorsed provider from Skills for Care, earning the prestigious distinction as a Centre of Excellence within training and health & social care.

Mental Capacity Act training is required in many sectors including the care sector. The aim of this course is to promote understanding of what constitutes mental capacity, promote understanding of the provisions of the Mental Capacity Act 2005, promote awareness of how the Mental Capacity Act 2005 relates to other Legislation, and promote understanding of the carers responsibilities under the Mental Capacity Act 2005.

By the end of this session, candidates will understand the core principles of the Mental Capacity Act, capacity testing, appropriate record-keeping and understand how complying with the Mental Capacity Acta guided learning hour-centred approach to care.

We also offer the DOLs course as a standalone course.

This course is available fully online or as a half-day course with a guided learning hour of 4 and available nationally through our network of approved instructors.

This course comes with 3.0 hrs (4.0 class) of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 56 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

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