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.
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.
|Introduction to duty of care in health, social care or children's and young people's settings
|Principles of communication in adult social care settings
|Principles of personal development in adult social care settings
|Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings
|Understand the role of the social care worker
|Understand person-centred approaches in adult social care settings
|Understand health and safety in social care settings
|Understand how to handle information in social care settings
|Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care
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