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TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

Subject Area
Business & Professional Short Courses
Start Date
Variable
Study Mode
Part-time
Duration
16 Weeks

The purpose of this qualification is to develop your knowledge and understanding of the underlying principles required for a variety of job roles in the adult health and care sector including: equality and diversity, safeguarding, duty of care, health and safety, person-centred approaches and handling information.

This course is ideal for those just starting in the sector and looking to solidify their skills and knowledge, or those wishing to build a solid foundation in which they can embark on a career in adult social care. You will have the opportunity to develop your theoretical knowledge, in relation to your practice. This will allow you to put the expertise you learn on the course in to valuable, practical experience in your job role.

Qualification Outcome

TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, learners should have a minimum of level one in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

Course Length and Timescale

Length of programme: 16 Weeks
Total qualification time: 210 Hours

Please note these are average and estimated figures and may not be a true representative for all individuals.

Course Units:

Core units for this online qualification include:

  • Introduction to Duty of Care in Health, Social care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
  • Principles of Communication in Adult Care Settings
  • Principles of Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion in Adult Care Settings
  • Principles of Personal Development in Adult Care Settings
  • Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care
  • Understand Health and Safety in Social Care Settings
  • Understand How to Handle Information in Social Care Settings
  • Understand Person-centred Approaches in Adult Social Care Settings
  • Understand the Role of the Social Care Worker

Additional Information

All materials are provided for you to complete the course. However, you will need access to a PC/laptop and suitable Wi-Fi to access teaching and learning.

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