What is the course about?
This qualification is a progression from level 1, or ideal 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. You will also have to complete minimum of 20 hours work placement as part of this course.
Is a pre-enrolment interview or assessment required for this course?
Yes, please contact our customer services before enrolling.
What level is the course and do I require particular skills, experience or prior qualifications?
Complete BSKB Initial assessment of English and Maths and free writing at Level 1.
What topics does the course cover?
Principles of communication in adult social care settingsPrinciples of personal development in adult social care settingsPrinciples of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settingsPrinciples of safeguarding and protection in health and social careIntroduction to duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settingsUnderstand the role of the social care workerUnderstand person-centred approaches in adult social care settings.
How will I be taught and assessed?
It will be assessed by your tutor or assessor using a portfolio of evidence.
Are there any other costs or equipment I need to get?
By the end of the course what should I be able to do?
You could work towards a career in adult health and social care in a supervised job role. You will be able to progress on to the Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults), or Level 3 Diploma in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care or on to an apprenticeship/ employment.
What are the progression opportunities following this course?
You will be able to progress on to the Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults), or Level 3 Diploma in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care or on to an apprenticeship/ employment.