This nationally accredited qualification in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care increases professional development and confidence among those either new to working within a care environment or, those keen to gain the knowledge needed to help them seek employment in the health and social care sector.
- Gain appreciation of what to expect in the sector.
- Learn about person-centred care and safe working practices.
- Understand duty of care and safeguarding.
- Improve your understanding of equality and diversity, safeguarding and protection.
- Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
- Evidence your competency to employers
- Learn how to handle hazardous substances and medication
- Further your personal and professional development
- Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college
What You Will Learn
- Unit 1 – Principles of Communication
- Unit 2 – Principles of Personal Development
- Unit 3 – Principles of Diversity, Equality and Inclusion
- Unit 4 – Principles of Safeguarding and Protection
- Unit 5 – Introduction to Duty of Care
- Unit 6 – Understand the Role of the Social Care Worker
- Unit 7 – Understand Person-Centred Approaches
- Unit 8 – Understand Health and Safety
- Unit 9 – Understand How to Handle Information
- Learners must be aged 19 years or over (born before 1 September 1998)
- A minimum number of 8 learners MUST be present for the induction (there is no maximum)
- All learners must have been residing in the UK for the past three years and non EU/UK citizens must have documentary proof.