Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care - Level 2
Course Code: SC1FE398
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Get ready to start your social care career with the Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care. This course is an ideal taster for anyone new to the sector, who is considering a career in health and social care. As well providing an overview of what it’s like to work in the sector, the course also introduces basic caring concepts to prepare you for future related employment. This is a knowledge-only qualification therefore a placement is not required. Successful completion of the course will equip you to progress to the Level 2 Diploma in Care. Attendance is once a week for 3 hours, term-time only, for 18 weeks. Choose from one of the following sessions: Monday (1.30-4.30pm) or Friday (9.45am-12.45pm).
No previous training or experience is needed for this course but you must be at least 19.
Teaching and Learning Methods
You will attend College for a 3-hour session, weekly (term-time only) for 18 weeks. Within these sessions there will be tutor delivery, questions and answers, discussion, observation, group work tasks and individual tasks. It is expected that you will complete a minimum of 3 hours’ independent study each week, outside of the class, to complete your assignments.
Industry Placement and Field Trips
Other Costs and Equipment Needed
All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.
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