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Certificate In Preparing To Work In Adult Care Level 2  

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Course Summary

Course Code: LCC20Y20  

Start Date: Various   

Start Time and Lesson Duration:  for hours

Duration:  lessons over  week(s)

Location: Online Self Study  

Fee: Provided At Assessment    


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Description

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 in order to provide adequate
person-centred care.

The objectives of this course will be to understand Principles of Communication, to understand Principles of Personal Development, to understand the Principles of Diversity, Equality and Inclusion, to understand the Principles of Safeguarding and Protection, to understand the Introduction to Duty of Care, to understand the Role of the Social Care Worker, to understand Person-Centred Approaches, to understand Health and Safety and to understand How to Handle Information.

What Qualification/level is this course?
This is an NCFE Level 2 Certificate

Who is the course for?
This qualification 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 of all ages who may 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. This course is also suitable to those wishing to build confidence, those returning to work and those looking to improve their employment opportunities to build the skills required for working in the care sector.

What can I expect to learn?
Develop an understanding for 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.

How will I learn?
An online course where learners will also be asked to carry out research and reflection for the subject area and will be directed to online tools and reputable websites. Learners must successfully demonstrate their achievement of all learning outcomes of the units.

How will I know how well I am doing?
Learners will have an assigned tutor who will communicate on the online platform and when needed telephone or Microsoft Teams. Work will be regularly assessed and marked, and learners will be provided with encouraging developmental feedback. Targets will be set at different stages of the course to enable learners to meet personal and course objectives.

Will I have to do any work at home?
We recommend at least 8 – 10 hours a week to complete research, reading and home study. Typically, the course can be completed in 5 months.

What will I need to provide?
Learners will need to have access to a computer or device to enable them to visit the online platform to complete and submit work. Telephone to enable tutor contact. Pen/pad of paper for taking notes for example to use during one to one phone meetings.

Are there any other costs?
There are no other costs in addition to the course fee.

What can I do next?
The tutor will be happy to support and guide learners towards courses that will compliment current skills, needs, interests and current job role. Learners may wish to consider the following: • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Dementia Care • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism • Level 2 Certificate in Customer Service for HSC • Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Awareness • Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults)

Further information:
For information on all ACL courses please see http://www.aclessex.com/ The National Careers Service provides information, advice, and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training, and work. The service offers confidential and impartial advice and is supported by qualified careers advisers. To make an appointment please call 0800 100 900 (calls are free from landlines and most mobile numbers) or visit their website https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk