Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

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.

Course Content

  • 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

Eligibility Criteria

  • 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.


If you require any further information or would like to book a course please contact or telephone our office on 01429 874530

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