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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.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Health
Adult and Community
Location: The Roundhouse
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 1
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: N
Weeks: 6
Hours: 1.00
Start: Flexible
The Roundhouse

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/award-in-preparing-to-work-in-adult-social-care-level-1
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Course Information for Students

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.

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

This is a blended learning course where you will learn both on site and independently.

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You will be assessed by your tutor using a range of methods and you will have to complete a workbook of evidence.

Further Study

You can consider the:

  • Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care

Careers

You can advance your career in roles such as:

  • Health Care Assistant
  • Support Worker

 

For more information, contact Derby College Group on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering the curriculum, please contact us via email on businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Social Services Managers and Directors

£33164

Social Services Managers and Directors

Senior Care Workers

£18156

Senior Care Workers

Social Workers

£33349

Social Workers

Care Workers and Home Carers

£15746

Care Workers and Home Carers

More Careers Information at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/career-pathways
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Course Information Last Updated On: August 22, 2022 9:33 am