Adult Courses

Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (Level 2 Certificate)

Course Overview

Fee disclaimer

  • This course is FREE for most students

Course fees listed below are the maximum fee if paid.  Click here to find out more and if you are eligible for free or discounted courses.

Entry requirements

A College assessment and interview and an appropriate level of English.

Course information

You will get a good introduction to a variety of topics fundamental to working in adult social care. The course focuses on your professional knowledge and your language skills to help you find work in the rewarding health and social care sector.

Core units include:
  • wokring in adult social care
  • person centred approaches in social care settings
  • safeguarding and duty of care in adult social care settingssafe working practices in health and social care settings

The course runs two / three days a week for one year. You will also study Functional Skills in maths and English or ESOL and do a work experience placement for which you will need a DBS check.

  • How you are assessed

    For your NCFE qualification you will produce a portfolio of completed assignments which are internally marked and graded. You will receive regular feedback on your work throughout the course to ensure you stay on track; you must complete all coursework in

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Dates Schedule Max. fee if paid
Start: 10/09/2024
End: 02/07/2025
Mon to Wed (00:00 - 12:45)
Dates Schedule Max. fee if paid
Start: 10/09/2024
End: 03/07/2025
Tue to Wed (09:30 - 16:15)

What Can This Course Lead To

After completion of this course you can progress onto the Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care.

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