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Course Code
2203720-D1DA
Course Title
PREPARING TO WORK IN ADULT SOCIAL CARE - LEVEL 1 AWARD (ONLINE) WEEKLY 12 WKS
Level
Level 1
Duration
12 weeks
Entry Requirements
Venue
DISTANCE LEARNING
Start Date
Weekly

Overview.

The need for adult social care continues to rise at a time when the system supporting that care is rapidly and significantly changing. With around 1.5 million people working in adult social care in England, care workers need up-to-date support and guidance to provide adequate person-centred care.

Benefits.

• Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification • Further your personal and professional development • Evidence your competency to employers • Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college

What you will learn

• Introduction to the adult social care sector • Values and principles of adult social care • Skills and attitudes needed to work in adult social care • Communication in adult social care • Roles and responsibilities of the adult social care worker

Term and conditions

The course is designed to be completed in 12 weeks, approximately 4 hours per week will be required to complete all units. If you can commit to more, the qualification can be completed more quickly. If you're 19+ and have lived in the EU for the past 3 years, your course/s will be free - you just need to complete it/them within 12 weeks or pay a £100 administration fee if you don’t. The funding for this course comes from the Education and Skills Funding Agency. We can claim this on your behalf if you live in England, except for those living in Greater London or any of the other devolved authorities (Greater Manchester, Liverpool City, West of England, West Midlands, the Tees Valley and Cambridge & Peterborough), in which case you should find a College nearer to home to provide your course.

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