Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care Level 2 Certificate

What is this course about?

This is a QCF qualification which covers:
Principles of communication in adult social care settings
This unit introduces the importance of communication in adult social care settings, and ways to overcome barriers to meet individual needs and preferences in communication.

Principles of personal development in adult social care settings
This unit introduces the concepts of personal development and reflective practice, which are fundamental to adult social care roles.

Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings
This unit introduces the concept of inclusion, which is fundamental to working in adult social care settings.

Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care
This unit introduces the important area of safeguarding individuals from abuse. It identifies different types of abuse and the signs and symptoms that might indicate abuse is occurring. It considers when individuals might be particularly vulnerable to abuse and what a learner must do if abuse is suspected or alleged.

Introduction to duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
This unit introduces the concept of duty of care and awareness of dilemmas or complaints that may arise where there is a duty of care.

Understand the role of the social care worker
This unit provides the knowledge required to understand the nature of working relationships, working in ways that are agreed with the employer, and working in partnership with others.

Understand person-centred approaches in adult social care settings
This unit introduces the concept of person-centred support as a fundamental principle of social care.

Understand health and safety in social care settings
This unit introduces knowledge and understanding of areas of health and safety required to working in a social care setting.

Understand how to handle information in social care settings
This unit introduces knowledge required for good practice in recording, storing and sharing information in a social care setting.

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Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care Level 2 Certificate

Start: Available throughout the year.

How is it taught

As you work through the learning materials you will have the support of a knowledgeable assessor/tutor who will give you support, advice and guidance on the course content as well as providing robust feedback on the work you complete. Upon successful completion of the course you will be awarded the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care.


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