NCFE CACHE Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

Accreditation

NCFE

Course duration

3 Month - Blended Learning

Certificate valid for

Never expires

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The NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work is Adult Social Care is eligible for European Social Funding and is for anyone working towards a career in adult health and social care in a supervised job role. 

What Does this Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care Cover?

This qualification provides an ideal taster for those who may be new to the sector or new to the world of work. It is accessible to learners of all ages who may want to understand more about working in health and social care. It aims to introduce some basic concepts of caring and preparation for employment in the sector.

The qualification covers the areas of communication, equality, diversity and inclusion, personal development, role of the social care worker, handling information, health and safety, safeguarding, duty of care and person-centred approaches.

It is a must have for anyone taking the adult Intermediate Health and Social Care apprenticeship.


Course Units

To achieve this qualification, you must achieve a total of 20 credits from 9 mandatory units. 

  • Principles of communication in adult social care settings 
  • Principles of personal development in adult social care settings
  • Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings
  • Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care
  • Introduction to duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings 
  • Understand the role of the social care worker
  • Understand person-centred approaches in adult social care settings 
  • Understand health and safety in social care settings
  • Understand how to handle information in social care settings

This course will be assessed by your tutor or assessor using a portfolio of evidence.

On completion of this qualification, learners will receive a NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care.

Further Progression Opportunities

The Level 3 Diploma in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care or the Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults).