Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care for Adults

Course Code: Q271090

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Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

This course will develop your knowledge and understanding of the basic principles needed for a variety of job roles in the adult health and social care sector, including: equality & diversity, safeguarding, duty of care, health & safety, person-centred approaches, and handling information.

Units may include:

  • Principles of personal development in adult social care settings
  • Principles of diversity, equality, and inclusion in adult social care setting
  • Principles of safeguarding and protection in health care and social care
  • Understand the role of the social care worker
  • Understand person-centred approaches in adult social care settings.

Students are expected to have at least a Level 1 qualification in English, which will be assessed before starting this course.

This qualification is online only so you can study at your own pace, in your own workspace. This qualification includes 179 guided learning hours.

This is a distance learning course. Assessment must meet the requirements of the identified assessment strategy/principles.  All learning outcomes must be met to achieve a pass.

School Leavers under the age of 19 do not have to pay fees on any full time courses, though may have to pay for their second year if turning 19 during their studies. If you’re aged 19 or over you might qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan. It’s easy to apply for and you won’t have to pay anything back until you’re earning over £25,000. If you are studying a part-time course and you receive one of the following benefits, or you depend financially on someone who does, you may be entitled to have your tuition fees waived: Job Seekers Allowance, Income Support. You will, however, have to pay any awarding body/assessment fees (unless you are on a first full level 2 course). * If you are in receipt of Working Tax Credit or receive other allowances, you may be eligible to claim concessionary rates. If you are entitled to a fee concession you will be asked to provide proof of your entitlement. It is essential that you inform us if your entitlement changes at any time during your course.

After successfully completing this course, could progress on to studying a Level 2 Diploma in Care or a Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care.

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