Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

Course Information

  • Course Code: CHEL098
  • Duration: week
  • Price: £325.00
  • Times: 09:00-17:00
  • Delivery Type: PT

Start Dates

  • Friday, 31 July 2020

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Overview

This is a distance learning package. On successful completion you will gain an accredited certificate.

What will I study?

This course is split into manageable parts. These are: 

Part A

In this part, learners will gain an understanding of the importance of an individuals communication and language needs, and personal preferences. They will also learn how to reduce barriers to communication and understand the importance of continual personal development in adult social care settings.

The units covered in this part of the course are:

Unit 1: Principles of communication in adult social care settings

Unit 2: Principles of personal development in adult social care settings

Part B

Learners will understand the importance of diversity, equality and inclusion, examining the impact discrimination can have upon working practice and how to reduce it. They will also learn how to recognise signs of abuse and respond accordingly to reduce unsafe practice.

The units covered in this part of the course are:

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

Part C

This part introduces the duty of care required in a variety of health and social care settings, and helps learners understand the overall role of a social care worker. This part will also explain how to provide person-centred care, and why this approach is important in adult social care settings.

The units covered in this part of the course are:

Unit 5: Introduction to duty of care in health, social care or childrens and young peoples settings

Unit 6: Understand the role of the social care worker

Unit 7: Understand person-centred approaches in adult social care settings

Part D

In this part, learners will cover many aspects of health and safety in a social care setting, and gain an understanding of their responsibility to work in safe ways. This includes manual handling techniques, control of hazardous substances and handling sensitive information.

The units covered in this part of the course are:

Unit 8: Understand health and safety in social care settings

Unit 9: Understand how to handle information in social care settings

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements.

How will I be assessed?

You will be provided with a support assessor who will contact you via e-mail and telephone. You will complete assessments for each of the units.

What can I do next?

We offer a wide range of health and social care courses, click here for further information. 

For more information

For more information about this course, contact our specialist team on 01254 29 25 00 or email business@blackburn.ac.uk

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