Level 1 Award Preparation to Work in Adult Social Care
Health & Social Care
Adult Further Education
What is the course about?
The need for adult social care is rising, and it’s vital to ensure that care workers have the guidance they need to provide the best care possible. This fully online course will build upon your knowledge of the care sector and help you gain an appreciation of what it is like to work in this field. 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 upon the level 1 award and is beneficial for those who are new to the adult social care field or for those who are considering working in this sector. You will learn about the basic concepts of caring and prepare for employment in the sector.
What will I learn?
Throughout this course you will cover the following social care units:
- 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 duty of care
- Handling information
- Understanding health and safety.
What will the course lead on to?
If you are already employed within this sector or hope to be in the future, this course will boost your skills and make a valuable addition to your CV. If you wish to study further, we have a range of relevant qualifications across this subject area, which can be viewed on our website.
For more information, contact our Learner Services Team on 01925 494400 or email@example.com.
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.
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Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?
Warrington & Vale Royal College has been rated as a good college in the latest Ofsted inspection. It has an excellent reputation for vocational courses and responds to specific business needs when requested. The tutors at Warrington & Vale Royal College are highly experienced in their fields and have a great deal of industry knowledge to impart. Our distance learning courses are delivered entirely online, allowing you to benefit from expert teaching in the comfort of your own home.
What are the entry requirements?
You should have access 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 will be exempt from enrolling on this course.
Are there any additional costs associated with the course?
There are no specific extra costs apart from access to IT and the internet, as well as any books/stationery you wish to purchase yourself.
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