Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

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.

Who is suitable?

You must live in the UK to apply for this course. 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.

Learning method

This course is available:

  • Classroom

What you will 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.


  • Gain a nationally recognised qualification
  • Improve your adult social care skills to help you create a long-standing career pathway in your chosen industry
  • Personal tutors are assigned to ensure you have the support needed to succeed.

During your course with LLC, you will be allocated a personal tutor who will support you every step of the way. In addition, you will have access to additional support when you need it to make sure you can be successful with your studies. Our learning materials are high quality, interactive and accessible in different formats to ensure you will be successful with whatever you choose to study.


Learners are encouraged to attend face to face courses in the classroom, however, if this is not possible learners can join courses remotely through Google classroom.

Entry Requirements

You must live in the UK to apply for this course.


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

You must live in the UK to apply for this course. If you are interested in applying, please complete the following quick form and we will be in contact to support you with your application. You will receive useful information about whether you are eligible for government funding, course fees, start dates and much more.

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    Quick Facts

    Start Dates

    We have a variety of start dates every month.


    Learners attend 2 days per week for 12 weeks. 9.30 am – 3.00 pm.


    Fully funded subject to eligibility criteria.

    LLC office is closed today 18th February 2022 due to Storm Eunice.

    All learners will/are being contacted to advise them to “stay at home” and “do not take risks” as a red weather warning was issued for London and the east of England ahead of the arrival of Storm Eunice.