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Adult Social Care (Level 2 Certificate)

Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (Level 2 Certificate): e-learning training course

Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (Level 2 Certificate) e-learning training course

This e-learning training course is aimed at learners who are preparing to (or have recently started) working in the adult social care sector in England. It is divided into nine units, each addressing the learning outcomes of one of the mandatory units of the Health and Social Care (HSC) Diploma at Level 2.

The training course comprises:

  • Principles of communication in adult social care settings
  • Principles of personal development in adult social care settings
  • Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings
  • Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care
  • Introduction to duty of care in health, social care or children's and young people's settings
  • Understand the role of the social care worker
  • Understand person-centred approaches in adult social care settings
  • Understand health and safety in social care settings
  • Understand how to handle information in social care settings.

The online materials include quizzes and activities to help reinforce learning as students work through the course.

A workbook is included for each part of the training course. They contain questions and exercises covering all 40 learning outcomes. These can be completed on-screen or printed out and filled in by hand. Completion and manager sign-off provides evidence towards meeting the knowledge requirements of each of the units.

QCF information:
Qualification credit value = 20 credits
QCF Level 2 Certificate

In order to achieve the full qualification from an awarding body the learner must register with an approved centre who will provide full learner support and official certification. The price quoted here is for the e-learning course only.

This qualification conforms to the requirements of the new QCF (Qualifications and Credit Framework).

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The Level 2 certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care matches the knowledge elements covered in the mandatory units of the Health and Social Care (HSC) Diploma at Level 2, as well as the Common Induction Standards. Learners progressing to the HSC Diploma at Level 2 will therefore be able to have their achievement of the knowledge elements of the mandatory units recognised via recognised prior learning (RPL) at the discretion of their awarding organisation.

The certificates will also be utilised within the HSC Apprenticeship framework as a knowledge qualification.

Source: Skills for Care, the employer-led authority on the training standards and development needs of social care staff in England.

 

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