Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

Certificate Health & Social Care

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Health & Social Care
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Harpurhey Campus
(Part Time Non Released - 1 year)

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This qualification provides an ideal taster for learners 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. It aims to introduce knowledge around the following areas relating to working in adult social care:

• communication
• equality, diversity and inclusion
• personal development
• role of the social care worker
• handling information
• health and safety
• safeguarding
• duty of care
• person-centred approaches.

Entry requirements level 2 extended diploma in preparing to work in adult social care or equivalent qualification
level 2 English and maths preferable

no mandatory work experience required

portfolio of evidence

level 3 extended diploma in health and social care

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Health & Social Care

There’s arguably no greater reward in life than helping another person.

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