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NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

Subject Area
Health & Social Care
Start Date
September 2024
Study Mode
Part-time
Duration
30 weeks
Level
-

This qualification provides an ideal taster for learners who may be new to the sector or new to the world of work. It is accessible to learners 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.

Entry requirements

Students must have GCSE English at grade 4 or above. Other entry requirements may be necessary, get in touch for further information.

Course units

The course aims to introduce knowledge around the following areas relating to working in adult social care:

• Communication

• Equality, diversity and inclusion

•Personal development

• Role of the social care worker

• Handling information

• Health and safety

• Safeguarding

• Duty of care

• Person-centred approaches

Assessments

This qualification is internally assessed and a portfolio of evidence is externally quality assured.

Course fees

TBC

Course progression

You may wish to progress to study another of our Health & Social Care courses. Visit the curriculum page for more information.

Dates & course durations

16th September 2024 - 19th May 2025, Mondays.

Study methods

This course will be taught face-to-face in a classroom setting.

Facilities

Students have access to a fantastic range of College-wide facilities such as the Learning & Research Centre, study hubs, computer areas with accompanying multi-function printers and helpdesk advice.

Additional costs

N/A

Career progression

You may progress to a number of roles within the health and social care sector.

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