Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
Level 2 Certificate

Qualification Overview

The need for adult social care continues to rise at a time when the system supporting that care is rapidly and significantly changing. With around 1.5 million people working in adult social care in England, care workers need up-to-date support and guidance in order to provide adequate person-centred care.

Qualification Information

  • Engage with the programme for 18 weeks
  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • Evidence your competency to employers
  • Learn how to handle hazardous substances and medication
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Learn without the need to attend college

You Will Study:

  • Principles of communication
  • Principles of personal development
  • Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion
  • Principles of safeguarding and protection
  • Introduction to duty of care
  • Understand the role of the social care worker
  • Understand person-centred approaches
  • Understand health and safety
  • Understand how to handle information

Course Fees:

£400.00 Full Cost – Government funding may be available

Course Details

Type – eLearning
Online learning with 1:1 tutor support

Entry Requirements

This qualification is open to all and no previous experience or qualifications are required, therefore there are no specific pre-requisite qualifications.

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Accreditation

NFCE is recognised as an awarding organisation by the qualification regulators for England, Wales and Northern Ireland, including Ofqual, the Welsh government, and the CCEA in Northern Ireland.

Progression Routes for Graduates

The qualification is designed to offer you entry to employment and progression within your employment; however you can also progress onto the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 – Principles of care planning
  • Level 2 – Dementia care
  • Level 2 – Safe handling of medication in health and social care