Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
You must attend an induction session before you can begin your studies.
Please note that whilst the course is free, there is a £50 withdrawal fee if you choose to withdraw
from the course.
Your course may be free or discounted depending on your circumstances.
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This qualification provides an ideal taster for those who may be new to the sector or new to the world of work. It is accessible to learners of all ages who may want to understand more about working in health and social care. It aims to introduce some basic concepts of caring and preparation for employment in the sector.
The qualification covers the areas of communication, equality, diversity and inclusion, personal development, role of the social care worker, handling information, health and safety, safeguarding, duty of care and person-centred approaches.
Awarding Body: NCFE / CACHE
This course is delivered via Distance Learning. You will receive your own study pack, alongside a dedicated tutor who you can contact throughout your studies. Your study packs comprise a set of high-quality knowledge workbooks that are designed to help you learn independently through a range of reflective activities. You will also receive an online assessment account where you will document your evidence.
You must attend the Induction session before enrolling onto this course. Regular tutorials can be arranged if you require additional support.
You could progress onto other Distance Learning programmes such as:
• Level 2 Certificate in Safeguarding and PREVENT
• Level 2 Certificate in End of Life Care
• Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Awareness
Course Start Date(s)Monthly
Course Length16 weeks