Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (NCFE)
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 adult learners 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 course is suitable for anyone working towards a career in adult health and social care in a supervised job role. This is a knowledge only qualification and you do not need to be working to enrol on this programme.
Adult learners with no formal qualifications can apply for this programme. A good standard of English is required and applicants may be asked to undertake an initial assessment at interview stage.
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.
Mandatory units include: Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Adult Health and Social Care Understand the role of the Social Care worker Principles of Diversity and Equality and Inclusion in Healthcare settings Principles of Communication in Healthcare settings
Progression Next Steps
The Level 3 Diploma in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care or other suitable Level 3 programmes.
Applicants may be eligible for fee waivers, please ask the admissions office for further information.
The course is delivered as a part time programme, one day a week.
What related qualifications can you progress to? The Level 3 Diploma in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care or the Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults). Funding for our qualifications Find out more about funding for this and other qualifications on the Funding page. Which type of job roles can you apply for on completion? This qualification does not qualify you to work but does complement a fuller programme of learning