What is this course about?

This qualification is designed to develop your knowledge and understanding of the skills needed to work in the adult social care sector. This consists of 9 mandatory units; 1 Principles of Communication in adult social care settings 2 Principles of personal development in adult social care settings 3 Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in health and social care settings 4 Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care 5 Principles for implementing duty of care in health, social care or children?s and young people?s settings 6 Understand the role of the social worker 7 Understand person centred approaches in adult social care settings 8 Understand health and safety in social care settings 9 Understand how to handle information in social care settings
Start: Available throughout the year.

Entry Requirements

It is recommended that you successfully complete the Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care prior to enrolling on this course. You will be required to complete an initial online assessment prior to being accepted on this qualification.

What else do I need to know?

This is an online only qualification taught on a distance learning basis.

What could I do next?

Other distance learning qualifications or related part time courses.
Course Code


  •  20 weeks

£799.00 *

Advanced Learner Loan Fee


Fee: £799.00

Fee Code: L

These courses receive government funding, and some learners will be eligible for FREE tuition if you meet specific criteria. Some ‘L’ code courses from Level 2 upwards may also have an Advanced Learning Loan available for most learners aged 19 and over. See here for more information about the criteria for free tuition and here for Advanced Learning Loans.

* Please note that fees shown are for 1 year only. If course is longer than 1 year/38 weeks, then additional fees will apply.