Online Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care Frequently Asked Questions:

How do I study the course? Online.
Where can I study from? UK or Internationally.
Are there entry requirements? Aged 16 or above with good understanding of English, numeracy and ICT.
What qualification do I get? ncfe cache Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care.
What can I do with the qualification? Gain entry to higher level courses, or begin working in the sector at entry level.
When can I enrol? At any time.
How long is the course? You have up to one year (365 days) to complete the course. 179 guided study hours in total.

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The Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care is designed for individuals who want to assist seniors and help them lead dignified lives.  Social care has been getting a considerable amount of recognition in the past few years. As a result the need for proper adult social care has also dramatically increased with a demand for qualified and highly trained adult social care workers.

The Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care course will educate individuals on the principles of communication, personal development and safeguarding and protection in adult social care. Learn how diversity, equality and Inclusion impact the environment of adult care and the ways to accommodate and promote it. You will also get to explore person-centered approaches in adult health and social care and how to implement it. By the end of this course, you will have an excellent knowledge of the role of social care workers along with their duties and responsibilities and the role of health and safety in social care settings. 

The course consists of the following 9 modules of study:

  • Principles Of Communication In Adult Social Care [L/602/2905].
  • Principles Of Personal Development In Adult Social Care Settings [L/602/3035].
  • Diversity, Equality And Inclusion [H/602/3039]Principles Of Safeguarding And Protection In Health And Social Care [A/601/8574].
  • Introduction To Duty Of Care In Health, Social Care Or Children’s And Young People’s Settings [H/601/5474].
  • Understand The Role Of The Social Care Worker [A/602/3113].
  • Understand Person- Centred Approaches In Adult Health And Social Care [J/602/3180].
  • Understand Health And Safety In Social Care Settings [R/602/3179].
  • Understand How To Handle Information In Social Care Settings [Y/602/3118].

To achieve the Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care, students must complete all 9 mandatory units, gaining them a total of 20 credits. Completed assignments will be used to create a portfolio of evidence, which will be assessed by a tutor.

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