Level 2 Preparing to work in Adult Social Care

The Level 2 Preparing to work in Adult Social Care course is suitable for anyone wanting to prepare for a role within adult social care in England. It covers a range of topics to develop knowledge of topics such as communication, safeguarding, duty of care and the role of the social are worker.

Course Duration Course Duration: 16 weeks
Course Level Course Level: Level 2
Course Fees Course Fees: Free
Important Information

This course is currently being subsidised by the college and is, therefore, free of charge at present UNLESS you fail to complete it; in which case you will be liable to pay £85 to cover the cost of materials and administration plus any registration costs that may have been incurred.

Courses are fully funded for people who have lived in England for the past three years and are classed as “home fee paying students”, are aged 19 yrs or over and are not currently accessing any other government funding.

What You Will Learn

The Adult Social Care qualification consists of 9 mandatory units:

  • Unit 1: Principles of communication in adult social care settings
  • Unit 2: Principles of personal development in adult social care
  • 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 duty of care in health, social care or children 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
Entry Requirements

Due to the nature and course delivery of distance learning we require all applicants to hold a minimum of English Literacy Level 1 or equivalent. 

If you are between 19-23 years of age you must also have already achieved a full level 2 qualification (or higher) or 5 GCSE Grades A*-C/Grade 9-4.

We will require evidence of this in order to receive funding for you.

If you are unsure of your level of literacy please read the following instructions to undertake a literacy assessment on line. This will take no longer than 20 minutes to complete. Instructions are available here, and more information can be found at www.learnmyway.com.

How is it Assessed

Each candidate is required to give written responses to questions in a work booklet, either handwritten answers or completion of the assessment booklet using an electronic template which can be provided.

This course will take 16 weeks to complete and consists of 4 written assessments.

 

Course Documents

Awarding Body Information

For further information about the course specification please visit the awarding body’s web site www.TQUK.org or click here. 

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