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Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

CACHE Level 2

Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

Demand for adult social care is constantly rising as people who use the services are living longer, meaning there is an increasing need for quality providers of care.

This is a nationally recognised qualification created by industry experts to help learners develop and improve their knowledge and skills in adult social care.

Level: Level 2

Minimum entry age: 16

Guided Learning Hours: 179

Credit value: 20

Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

This course is split into manageable parts. These are:

In this part, learners will gain an understanding of the importance of an individual’s communication and language needs, and personal preferences. They will also learn how to reduce barriers to communication and understand the importance of continual personal development in adult social care settings.

The units covered in this part of the course are:

Unit 1: Principles of communication in adult social care settings

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

Learners will understand the importance of diversity, equality and inclusion, examining the impact discrimination can have upon working practice and how to reduce it. They will also learn how to recognise signs of abuse and respond accordingly to reduce unsafe practice.

The units covered in this part of the course are:

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

This part introduces the duty of care required in a variety of health and social care settings, and helps learners understand the overall role of a social care worker. This part will also explain how to provide person-centred care, and why this approach is important in adult social care settings.

The units covered in this part of the course are:

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

In this part, learners will cover many aspects of health and safety in a social care setting, and gain an understanding of their responsibility to work in safe ways. This includes manual handling techniques, control of hazardous substances and handling sensitive information.

The units covered in this part of the course are:

Unit 8: Understand health and safety in social care settings

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

Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
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