Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care Level 2

Course Information

  • Course Code: HS624
  • Duration: 2 academic years
  • Validated by: City and Guilds
  • Study Mode: and Part time

The Certificate in Preparing to work in Adult Social Care (QCF) is a part time course for adults who want to gain a qualification in Health and Social Care. It does not confirm competence but relates to the knowledge elements in the mandatory units of the Health and Social Care Diploma at Level 2. For further information please contact the Health & Social Care Team on 01254 292288 or Student Services on 01254 292929.

What will I study?

You will complete 9 mandatory units (20 credits):

  • Communication
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Personal development
  • Role of the social care worker
  • Handling information
  • Health & safety
  • Safeguarding
  • Duty of care
  • Person centred approaches
Entry Requirements

There are no formal requirements but learners will be expected to have an interest in health and social care and a suitable level of literacy.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by the successful completion of assignments for each unit. Assignments are marked by the tutor and feedback given. You will submit a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate your knowledge and understanding.

What can I do next?

You may progress on to work in a social care setting or study an Access to Higher Education

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