Course Type / Attendance


Part Time, Skills & Qualifications

Subject Area


Health, Social Care and Childcare

Start Date


September 2018

Course Length


16 weeks

Department


Adult

Qualification


Certificate

Course Level


2

Award to be received


Level 2 Certificate

Regulatory Body


CACHE

Home / Course / Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care Certificate Level 2

Who is this course for?

This qualification is suitable for those aged 19 and above and working towards a career in adult health and social care in a supervised job role.

What do you need to apply for the course?

You will need to have at least a Level 1 qualification in literacy as you will be expected to write answers for assessment purposes.

Call our team on 0191 511 6478 to enroll.

What are the key things you'll learn?

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-centered approaches.

How you will learn

You will be allocated your own study pack and have a personal tutor who you can contact throughout your studies. You will be required to work through a series of tasks and activities designed to reinforce the learning process and demonstrate your knowledge. This will mainly consist of a written assessment for each unit, which will be assessed by the tutor as well as two simple observation exercises. (This course is also available on-line)

Where could this course take you?

The Level 3 Diploma in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care or the Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults).
This qualification does not qualify you to work but does complement a fuller programme of learning.

What costs will you incur?

Free – no costs incurred