QUALIFICATION: Certificate
£FREE + materials

The course is aimed at anyone who is interested in knowing about Adult Social Care. You don’t have to have any experience in this subject but if you have, and have not been working in Health and Social Care sector for a while it will give you an update about it as well as gaining an accredited qualification at level 1. The course is being run over 15 weeks in term time and will require you to produce some course work to show your understanding.

Age groups

19+

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Entry requirements

You don’t have to have any experience in this subject but if you have, and have not been working in Health and Social Care sector for a while, it will refresh your knowledge as well as giving you the chance to gain an accredited qualification at level 1.

Course content

This qualification aims to assess your knowledge around the core areas, which relate to working in adult social care:

  • Types of support available to adults
  • Values and principles of adult social care
  • Skills and attitudes needed to work in adult social care
  • Communication in adult social care
  • Role and responsibilities of the adult social care worker

Assessment

To achieve this qualification you must complete 6 credits from the 5 mandatory units (as above) and provide evidence that you meet the requirements of the learning outcomes fully.

Evidence will be generated in a number of ways including:

  • Assignment
  • Case study
  • Guide
  • Notes from discussions in lessons
  • Group and pair work
  • Quiz

Your award will be assessed by your assessor before being internally and externally moderated. Achievement at unit and qualification level is Pass or Fail and you will receive a certificate accordingly.

Where it could take you

On successful completion, you will be equipped to progress into a job in your chosen area. The apprenticeship employer will also give you a reference that shows your next employer that you’ve got the required skills. Sample jobs include:

• adult care worker
• healthcare assistant/support worker
• personal assistant.

Contact a tutor

Diane Bromley

Tel: 023 8087 4874

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