OverviewPreparing to Work in Adult Social Care NCFE Level 2 Certificate (Distance Learning)
This qualification provides a taster for those new to the sector and aims to introduce some basic concepts of caring and preparation for employment in the sector.
All of the Level 2 courses are free. These courses last up to 16 weeks and you can start them at any point throughout the year, and complete them in your own free time.
Need to know
What qualification will I gain?
You will gain:
- NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
How will I be assessed?
Written assignments (online or paper-based).
What will I study?
The units you will study are:
- Principles of communication in adult 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
- 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
- Understand health and safety in adult social care settings
- Understand how to handle information in social care settings
There are several next steps that you can take. You can go on to study another Level 2 distance learning course or a Level 3 one.
Alternatively, you could enrol on to our Access to Higher Education course or other further education courses (subject to entry requirements).
Please note that an administration charge of £100 will be charged if learners do not complete the course within the allocated 16 weeks.
If you would like to find out more about this course, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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