Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (Distance Learning)


Entry Requirements

Please contact our Distance Learning team in the first instance should you wish to express your interest in this or any of our Distance Learning courses.

Email distancelearning@darlington.ac.uk or telephone the team directly on 01325 503126

All Level 2 Distance Learning courses are funded if you are 19+ years old by 31st August 2021 AND you already hold a full and relevant level 2 qualification (or above).

If you have not already achieved a full level 2 qualification, please contact the Distance Learning Team to discuss alternative payment methods.

What's Involved

This course is split into nine manageable units:

Unit 1: Principles of communication in adult social care settings

Unit 2: Principles of personal development in adult social care settings

Unit 3: Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings

Unit 4: Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care

Unit 5: Introduction to duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings

Unit 6: Understand the role of the social care worker

Unit 7: Understand person-centred approaches in adult social care settings

Unit 8: Understand health and safety in social care settings

Unit 9: Understand how to handle information in social care settings.

Course Assessment Method

Online assessments.

What's Next

Gain a nationally recognised qualification to assist you in your chosen career pathway.

Course Information
Qualification Type: Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
Level: Level 2
Awarding Body: CACHE
Academic Year: 21/22
Start Date: August 2021

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