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Intermediate Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

Gain the knowledge, understanding and skills you need to prepare for employment in the 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: 2
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: Y
Weeks: 7
Hours: 1.00
Start: Flexible
Days/Times:
The Roundhouse

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

This course is suitable for those who are wishing to change career or move into employment after a career break. It will give you the knowledge, understanding and skills you need to prepare for employment in the social care sector. If you are new to working in the sector, it will provide personal and career development opportunities.

It is a distance learning course, so you will be able to study flexibly at your convenience.

There are no formal entry requirements. However, you will need to demonstrate an appropriate level of written English in order to complete the qualification.

You will study the following areas:

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

On-site

n/a

You will produce a portfolio of evidence which will be assessed by your tutor.

Further Study

You can progress to a diploma in care or undertake other distance learning courses.

Careers

You can advance in a variety of roles within the sector, such as Health Care Assistant or Support Worker.

For more information contact Derby College 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 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...

Care Workers and Home Carers

£14827

Care Workers and Home Carers

Social Workers

£35396

Social Workers

Youth and Community Workers

£23659

Youth and Community Workers

Senior Care Workers

£18493

Senior Care Workers

More Careers Information at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/career-pathways
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Course Information Last Updated On: October 18, 2021 1:39 pm