Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

Access Certificate Health & Social Care

Course Details

Access Certificate
Subject Area
Health & Social Care
Age Group

Harpurhey Campus
(Part Time Non Released - 1 year)

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This course provides an ideal taster for learners who may be new to the Health and Social Care sector or new to the world of work. It is accessible to adult learners of all ages who may want to understand more about working in Health and Social Care.

You will be introduced to some basic concepts of caring and preparation for employment in the sector and gain 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

Functional Skills Level 1 in English or equivalent or be able to demonstrate reading / writing skills at Level 1 via assessment. No mandatory work experience required

Portfolio of evidence

Level 3 preparing to work in adult social care

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If you need help with affording college, there are a number of different finance and funding options available to you. You might be eligible for special bursary support or extra help from the government. Have a look at our fees, finance & funding page to find out all the information you need.
- adult skills funding

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Health & Social Care

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

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