Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

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Delivery Method

Breakdown of Hours

Online courses are delivered on demand - learners are expected to study 5hrs per week for 12-16 weeks.

This course can also be delivered 1 day per week over 12 weeks.

Course Length

12 weeks.

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  • Course Overview

    Recent statistics show that the number of jobs in adult social care was estimated at 1.63 million, but only 1.5 million people fill these available roles. Demand for Adult Social Care is constantly increasing as people who use the services are living longer; meaning there is a raising need for quality providers of care. Have you ever considered how you might contribute to the care of vulnerable adults in society? This course prepares you for any role within adult social care, in order to ensure the needs of vulnerable people continue to be met.

    What will you learn?

    This course is split into nine manageable units:

    • Unit 1: Principles of communication in adult social care settings.
    • Unit 2: Principles of personal development in adult social care settings.
    • Unit 3: Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings.
    • Unit 4: Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care.
    • Unit 5: Introduction to the duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings.
    • Unit 6: Understand the role of the social care worker.
    • Unit 7: Understand person-centred approaches in adult social care settings.
    • Unit 8: Understand health and safety in social care settings.
    • Unit 9: Understand how to handle information in social care settings.
  • Who is this course for?

    This qualification is suitable for those who are looking to work in or widen their knowledge of the adult social care sector. The course will develop your knowledge of the responsibilities of adult social care workers, the diverse needs of the people using the services, and other important factors such as abuse and safeguarding.

  • Course Benefits
    • Study at home entirely online or through our online classroom sessions.
    • Chose your own hours to study and at your own pace.
    • One-to-one support from our tutors.
    • Clever technology that helps you know which areas to practice.
    • Interactive learning to make it engaging and meaningful.
    • Nationally recognised qualification that can help you secure a career in this important industry.
  • Entry Requirements
    • You must live in the UK to apply for this course.
    • There are no specific sector-recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they've already achieved a Level 1 qualification.
    • Learners should be working at Level 1 for English and Entry Level 3 for Maths.
  • Assessment Methods

    All units will be individually assessed by LLC tutors using a range of assessment methods and will be checked by an internal verifier.

  • Qualifications

    Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care, NCFE.

  • Career Opportunities and Further Study

    Learners who achieve this qualification could progress into further learning and qualifications such as:

    • Diploma in Adult care
    • Certificate in Healthcare

    Some learners may find employment in the Adult Care sector.

  • Location

    LLC Online Learning is a way of accessing qualifications and courses, fully supported by a personal tutor but without attending lessons in a classroom setting.

    This means you can complete your studies in the comfort of your own home, giving you the opportunity to recap on your studies as often as you need to.

  • Price and Funding

    This course could be fully funded subject to eligibility criteria.

    If you wish to pay for this course the commercial price is £811 and you can do it in instalments.

    To be eligible for full funding, you must meet the following criteria:

    • Must be aged 19 or over.
    • Must not have previously completed this course.
    • Must have been living in the EU for the last 3 years.
    • Must live in England.

    If you are working you may also be eligible for part funding or choose to pay for your course.

    You will be advised regarding your funding eligibility by an LLC Recruitment Advisor.

  • Age Requirements

    19 or over.

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