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Level 2 Certificate Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

Subject Area

Health & Social Care

Student Type

Adults

Study Mode

Distance Learning

Course Type

Adult Further Education

What is the course about?

As the need for adult social care continues to rise, it's important that care workers have up-to-date support and guidance that allows them to provide the best care possible for the people with whom they work. If you would like to work in adult social care, this fully online course will help you gain an appreciation of what it's like to work in the sector. You will learn about person-centred care and safe working practices, as well as the importance of safeguarding, equality and diversity, and duty of care.

Why should I choose the course?

This course builds on the level 1 qualification and is beneficial for those who are new to the adult social care field or for those who are considering working in this area. You will learn about the basic concepts of caring and the course will help prepare you for employment in the sector. There are 9 units which include: understanding the role of the social care worker; principles of personal development; person-centred approaches; principles of diversity, equality and inclusion; principles of communication, safeguarding and protection; implementing our duty of care; how to handle information, and understanding health and safety.

What will I learn?

On this course you will gain an appreciation of what to expect working in the sector, learn about person-centred care and safe working practices, and gain an understanding of duty of care and safeguarding. You will also improve your understanding of equality and diversity.

What will the course lead on to?

This course could lead on to other level 2 or higher qualifications in this subject area, or help support you in your current role if you are already employed in this field. It may also enhance your CV if you are looking to work in this sector.

What support is available?

We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.

Click here for learning support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/learning-support

Click here for finance support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/financial-support

Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?

Warrington and Vale Royal College has been rated as a good college in the latest Ofsted inspection, and has an excellent reputation for vocational courses.

What are the entry requirements?

You should have access to and be able to use online learning platforms and be able to cope with level 2 literacy.

If you are aged 19-23 you must hold a full level 2 qualification.

If you are currently undertaking an apprenticeship programme you are not eligible to enrol on this course.

What are my funding options?

For funding information please contact Learner Services on 01925 494 400, or you can email learner.services@wvr.ac.uk.

Are there any additional costs associated with the course?

There are no additional costs associated with this course.

Careers Information

Course options

Start Any Time

Duration
20 Weeks
Class Times
TBC
Location
Distance Learning
Day(s)
In your own time
Adult Fee
Free*
16-18 Fee
Contact College

Call to Enrol 01925 494 400

Fees Information
This course is FREE*. If you fail to complete the course you will be charged £100 to cover the cost of registration. For residents of Greater Manchester Combined Authority the fee for this course is £362. *Ts&Cs apply.

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