Preparing to work in Adult Social Care (QCF)
Is this course right for me?
This course is aimed at anyone interested in, or wanting to start out in a career in Adult Social Care in England.
What will I be learning?
During the course you will develop your skills, knowledge and competence. In addition, you will undertake hands-on practice opportunities.
You will be studying nine mandatory units including understanding the role of the social care worker.
Understanding Health and Safety in social care settings.
Understanding person centred approaches in adult social care settings.
You need to undertake an initial assessment and demonstrate the ability to work towards Level 2, plus produce written evidence identifying why you want to work within the care sector and do this course. An enhanced DBS check is required.
You will need GCSEs grades C-E with a D in English.
How will I learn?
You will be supported by the curriculum teaching team and by vocationally competent care professionals. Teaching will include role play, presentations, workshops and variety of practical tasks. You will be assessed, through various methods, for example, observation, witness statements, written and practical assignments.
What else might I want to know?
Your course of study will be 34 weeks over one academic year.
Your will be in college one day per week alongside a placement opportunity.
What can I do afterwards?
This qualification provides the initial step on a pathway, into the sector of Adult Social Care.
This can be school leavers, to people returning to work after a career break. It also can suit those
seeking opportunities to progress into working in the care sector.
If you are 19-23 at the start of your programme
|Date:||23/SEP/14 - 30/JUN/15|
|Time:||MON 09:00 - 16:00|