NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care



Learners must be aged 19 and over

You must attend an Induction session before you can begin your studies.

Please note whilst the course if free, there is a £50 withdrawal fee if you chose 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 be provided with a e-portfolio where you submit your evidence towards the qualification.

Course Length

14 weeks


You must attend the Induction session before enrolling on to this course.

You could consider some of our other Distance Learning courses:

  • Level 2 Certificate in Safeguarding and PREVENT
  • Level 2 Certificate in End of life Care
  • Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Awareness
  • Level 2 Certificate in Autism Awareness.

Course Start Date(s)


Course Length

14 Weeks

Course Price

Full Fee

Discounted Fee

Full Concession

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