Award in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care – Level 1 ( blended programme offered at multiple sites)
This qualification develops your basic knowledge of the adult social care sector.
Course Information for Students
Who is this course for?
This qualification develops your basic knowledge of the adult social care sector. It covers the type of job roles and services within the sector, the role of communication and the importance of valuing the individuals being cared for. It is suitable for anyone who is thinking about a career in adult health and social care.
There are no specific entry requirements.
What will you learn?
You will complete the following units:
- Introduction to the adult social care sector
- Introduction to the values and principles of adult social care
- Awareness of the skills and attitudes needed to work in the sector
- Awareness of communication in adult social care
- Awareness of the roles and responsibilities of the adult social care worker
How will you learn?
This is a blended learning course where you will learn both on site and independently.
What will you need to bring with you?
How will you be assessed?
You will be assessed by your tutor using a range of methods and you will have to complete a workbook of evidence.
You can consider the:
- Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
- Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care
You can advance your career in roles such as:
- Health Care Assistant
- Support Worker
Who do you contact for more information?
For more information, contact Derby College Group on 0800 0280289 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Course Information for Employers
Information for Employers
This course could lead to one of these careers...
Social Services Managers and Directors
Senior Care Workers
Care Workers and Home Carers
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Course Information Last Updated On: March 23, 2023 3:08 pm