Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care - Level 2

Course Code: SC1FE398


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Start DateLocationDuration
25/02/2022Bispham Campus18 WeeksApply

Course Overview

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). 

Entry Requirements

No previous training or experience is needed for this course but you must be at least 19.

Qualification Obtained

Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

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

Expert Tutors

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.

Tuition Fees

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions

European Structural and Investment Funds
Council for Independent Education
European Social Fund
Lancaster University
Disabled Confident
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