This NCFE CACHE qualification provides an ideal starting point for learners who may be new to the sector or new to the world of Social Care work.
This course is for learners aged 16-18 and 19+.
The aim of this qualification is to introduce knowledge in areas relating to Adult Social Care, such as person centred approaches, duty of care and the role of a Social Care worker.
This course is accessible to learners of all ages who may want to understand more about working in Health & Social Care. It aims to introduce the basic concepts of caring and preparing for employment in this sector
Entry Requirements & Interview Process
Learners must be 16 years and above, school leavers will need a GCSE grade D in English or a Level 1 Functional/Key Skills English qualification.
Learners will also need to provide 2 references and complete a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check.
Successful completion of this course can lead on to the Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care, Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care or Childcare.
Learners aged 19 and over can also progress on to the Access to HE: Combined Studies or Access to HE: Health Professions courses. Learners may also wish to complete the level 2/ 3 Certificate in supporting individuals with learning disabilities.
The course is unit based and is assessed by the production of a portfolio of evidence.
This course is free for students age 16 – 18. For students 19+ please contact our Student Services Team on 01422 399367 for more information.
Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care – Level 2
Calderdale College has a set of standard entry requirements. Apply for the course you want to study and we will help you get there.
There are a lot of courses available – work focused, practical and academic so it is important to think about the future and whether you want to proceed to university, move onto another course or get a job. We offer BTECs, Apprenticeships, T Levels, NVQs, VRQs, Degree Level Courses and more.
If you’re still not sure, don’t worry, just speak to a member of our advice and guidance team who will advise you.