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Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

Progression Routes

Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England

Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

Key Facts

Course Cost: Free

Qualifications

Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

Duration: 6 Weeks

Entry requirements: Are you 19 or over, unemployed and want to gain a recognised qualification in Health and Social Care. The course is fully funded by the government to help you gain employment.

Gain a recognised qualification to help you to get back into Employment with our fully funded Health and Social Care training course

This qualification and course is aimed at learners interested in working in adult social care in England. The aim is to introduce knowledge around the following areas relating to working in adult social care:

  • Communication
  • Personal development
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Safeguarding
  • Duty of care
  • Role of the social care worker
  • Person-centred approaches.
  • Health and safety
  • Handling information

Course Objectives


  • To develop knowledge related to working in an adult social care environment
  • Develop skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life
  • Learn about how to work with different types of individuals and organisations in the adult social care environment
  • Achieve a nationally recognised level 2 qualification
  • Develop their own personal growth and engagement in learning.

Course Outline


1 day – Enrolment and Introduction to the course

5 days Classroom Teaching – Preparing to work in the Social Care setting

Training Locations


  • Merseyside
  • Cheshire

Modules

Qualification Units

Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care

Principles of personal development in adult social care settings

Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings

Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care

 

Qualification Units

Introduction to duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings

Understand the role of the social care worker

Understand person-centred approaches in adult social care settings

Understand health and safety in social care settings

Understand how to handle information in social care settings

Typical jobs

  • Adult Social Care Worker
  • Health and Social Care Worker