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Level 2 Award Preparation to Work in Adult Social Care

Subject Area

Health & Social Care

Student Type

Adults

Study Mode

Distance Learning

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 learner.services@wvr.ac.uk.

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 & 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?

There are no specific entry requirements, but you should have access to and be able to use online learning platforms and be able to cope with level 2 literacy

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.

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 in receipt of an eligible benefit or your income is below £17,324. This course is free for residents of Liverpool City Region Combined Authority. *Ts&Cs apply.

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