The Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (RQF) qualification provides a solid foundation for those of you who may have a basic awareness of adult social care or be new to the sector as a whole. It is accessible for all ages, such as:
This qualification does not require you to have any prior qualifications or levels of previous learning. There is no minimum age requirement for this qualification.
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This qualification does not confirm occupational competence but relates to the knowledge elements covered in the mandatory units of the Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (RQF). Learners progressing to the Health and Social Care Diploma at Level 2 will therefore have gained the underpinning knowledge for these units.
To achieve the Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to work in Adult Social Care, learners must achieve a total of 20 credits taken up by mandatory units.
|H/601/5474||SHC24||Introduction to duty of care in health, social care or children's and young people's settings||2||1|
|L/602/2905||PWSC21||Principles of communication in adult social care settings||2||2|
|L/602/3035||PWSC22||Principles of personal development in adult social care settings||2||2|
|H/602/3039||PWSC23||Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings||2||2|
|A/602/3113||PWSC25||Understand the role of the social care worker||2||1|
|J/602/3180||PWSC26||Understand person-centred approaches in adult social care settings||2||4|
|R/602/3179||PWSC27||Understand health and safety in social care settings||2||4|
|Y/602/3118||PWSC28||Understand how to handle information in social care settings||2||1|
|A/601/8574||HSC024||Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care||2||3|
Equality, diversity, and inclusion.
The role of the social care worker.
Health and safety.
Duty of care.
Delivered and accessed online via EdgeWorks™ Care Academy
1 round of marking and invigilation
Skillsfirst Awards qualification certificate upon successful completion
Online learner support
Learner records archived for future tracking and reporting