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NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in
Adult Social Care

Qualification reference: RQF 600/0047/8

By successfully completing this course, you will:

  • Gain knowledge and understanding of working in adult social care
  • Be awarded the NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care* – a nationally recognised qualification,
    regulated by Ofqual in England

You can study this course from the comfort of your own home; in your own time and at your own pace; with helpful support and encouragement from our friendly tutors.

Course overview

This course provides an ideal taster for those who may be new to the sector or new to the world of work. It is accessible to learners who 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.

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

Syllabus

Our training is split into nine units:

    • Principles of communication in adult social care settings
    • Principles of personal development in adult social care settings
    • Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings
    • Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care
    • Introduction to duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
    • Understand the role of the social care worker
    • Understand person-centred approaches in adult social care settings
    • Understand health and safety in social care settings
    • Understand how to handle information in social care settings

Practical training

No practical training is required to complete this course.

*NCFE CACHE registration fee of £64 applies