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Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care Level 2 QCF (NVQ)

Level 2 / NCFE Certificate / PI139

The Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care will explore a wide range of topic areas related to working in adult social care, all of which will help to enhance and develop your knowledge of this field.

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course duration: 160 hrs

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Course Description

Our Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care course has been designed and created to provide students with a more in depth knowledge of this subject area. This course is ideal for individuals who are looking to work in a care setting or are new to this area of work. The learning materials aim to provide students with all the necessary understanding needed to provide a high standard of care. 

Students can expect to learn more about a number of aspects including communication (verbal and non-verbal) and the different styles that can be used. Learners will also explore legislation and standards related to the social care industry (including the Human Rights Act 1988). Other areas you can expect to learn about include abuse and neglect, The Care Quality Commission (CQC), responding to complaints, risk assessment, hazard analysis, confidentiality and much more!

As you can see there is a lot to learn with regards to working in adult social care. This programme aims to equip students with everything they need to know. Students will have the opportunity to develop their theory in relation to their practice. Learners will be required to study nine modules, all of which will explore a different aspect of working in adult social care. Learners will be guided through each module and will be provided with tutor support (via mail or email) so there is no need to feel isolated during your studies.

This NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care has been accredited by the Register of Regulated Qualifications (Ofqual) and is part of the Qualifications Credit Framework (QCF).

You must successfully complete all nine units to be awarded the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care.

Please Note:
Due to the nature of the qualification, the learner will need to be working in a care environment in order to complete certain aspects of this course. There is no requirement that this is full time or paid employment. 

Qualification Title: NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (QCF)
Qualification Number: 600/0688/2
Total Credits: 20

Units

Unit 1: Principles of Communication in Adult Social Care Settings
Unit 2: Principles of Personal Development in Adult Social Care Settings
Unit 3: Principles of Diversity, Equality and Inclusion in Adult Social Care Settings
Unit 4: Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care
Unit 5: Introduction to Duty of Care in Health, Social Care or Children's and Young People's Settings
Unit 6: Understand the Role of the Social Care Worker
Unit 7: Understand Person-Centred Approaches in Adult Social Care Settings
Unit 8: Understanding Health and Safety in Social Care Settings
Unit 9: Understanding How to Handle Information in Social Care Settings

Previous Knowledge Required

The good news is that no prior learning knowledge or experience is essential to take this Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care qualification. This course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about Adult Social Care and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. You have the freedom to start this course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with full tutor support.

You will however be required to be working in a care environment in order to complete this course due to the nature of the assessment questions

Assessment

The learner will complete a portfolio of evidence by successfully completing all of the activities at the end of each unit. This portfolio is assessed by your tutor who will mark and sign off each completed unit of study.

Upon successful completion of the 20 credits, students will receive a certificate of achievement from the awarding organisation, NCFE.

Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Level 2 NCFE certificate of achievement. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to Level 2 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that this learning programme has been scrutinised and approved by an independent panel of experienced educational professionals and is quality audited biannually by NCFE.

NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

Support

You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care qualification. You will have your own dedicated tutor who will guide you through your course work and answer any questions you may have during your course. Additionally our Help Desk will provide you with any practical advice by email or phone.

course description

Course Description

Our Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care course has been designed and created to provide students with a more in depth knowledge of this subject area. This course is ideal for individuals who are looking to work in a care setting or are new to this area of work. The learning materials aim to provide students with all the necessary understanding needed to provide a high standard of care. 

Students can expect to learn more about a number of aspects including communication (verbal and non-verbal) and the different styles that can be used. Learners will also explore legislation and standards related to the social care industry (including the Human Rights Act 1988). Other areas you can expect to learn about include abuse and neglect, The Care Quality Commission (CQC), responding to complaints, risk assessment, hazard analysis, confidentiality and much more!

As you can see there is a lot to learn with regards to working in adult social care. This programme aims to equip students with everything they need to know. Students will have the opportunity to develop their theory in relation to their practice. Learners will be required to study nine modules, all of which will explore a different aspect of working in adult social care. Learners will be guided through each module and will be provided with tutor support (via mail or email) so there is no need to feel isolated during your studies.

This NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care has been accredited by the Register of Regulated Qualifications (Ofqual) and is part of the Qualifications Credit Framework (QCF).

You must successfully complete all nine units to be awarded the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care.

Please Note:
Due to the nature of the qualification, the learner will need to be working in a care environment in order to complete certain aspects of this course. There is no requirement that this is full time or paid employment. 

Qualification Title: NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (QCF)
Qualification Number: 600/0688/2
Total Credits: 20

previous knowledge required

Previous Knowledge Required

The good news is that no prior learning knowledge or experience is essential to take this Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care qualification. This course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about Adult Social Care and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. You have the freedom to start this course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with full tutor support.

You will however be required to be working in a care environment in order to complete this course due to the nature of the assessment questions

assessment

Assessment

The learner will complete a portfolio of evidence by successfully completing all of the activities at the end of each unit. This portfolio is assessed by your tutor who will mark and sign off each completed unit of study.

Upon successful completion of the 20 credits, students will receive a certificate of achievement from the awarding organisation, NCFE.

support

Support

You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care qualification. You will have your own dedicated tutor who will guide you through your course work and answer any questions you may have during your course. Additionally our Help Desk will provide you with any practical advice by email or phone.

modules

Units

Unit 1: Principles of Communication in Adult Social Care Settings
Unit 2: Principles of Personal Development in Adult Social Care Settings
Unit 3: Principles of Diversity, Equality and Inclusion in Adult Social Care Settings
Unit 4: Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care
Unit 5: Introduction to Duty of Care in Health, Social Care or Children's and Young People's Settings
Unit 6: Understand the Role of the Social Care Worker
Unit 7: Understand Person-Centred Approaches in Adult Social Care Settings
Unit 8: Understanding Health and Safety in Social Care Settings
Unit 9: Understanding How to Handle Information in Social Care Settings

awarding organisation

Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Level 2 NCFE certificate of achievement. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to Level 2 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that this learning programme has been scrutinised and approved by an independent panel of experienced educational professionals and is quality audited biannually by NCFE.

NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.