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Full level 2
Guided learning hours: 179
Credit value: 20
This course is appropriate for a wide range of learners. It has particular relevance to the professional development of those who are entering the field of health or social care in the public, private or voluntary sectors for the first time. The qualification is applicable to a range of care settings and roles, and will be ideal for support workers, domiciliary and residential care workers, health care assistants and unpaid and voluntary carers.
The Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care will form part of the apprenticeship framework for this sector. It is ideal to support learners who have just started to work, or would like to work, with adults in a wide range of health and social care settings. The qualification aims to develop learners’ knowledge of a variety of topics which are fundamental to working in adult social care, including the importance of communication; personal development; equality, diversity and inclusion; health and safety; safeguarding; duty of care and implementing person-centred approaches towards care.
Tribal’s learning materials for the Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care comprise nine workbooks, which contain activities and assessments designed to cover the specific learning outcomes.
Tribal’s materials comprise activity workbooks, which have been produced to suit a wide range of delivery methods. Learners will be provided with all necessary workbooks to complete the programme and will be required to work through a series of tasks and activities designed to reinforce the learning process and test their knowledge. The learning materials include an assessment, which allows learners to complete a portfolio of evidence and demonstrates achievement of all learning outcomes associated with each unit. The assessment is available as a printed booklet or can be completed online. (Assessment requirements do vary across different awarding bodies and so centres are advised to check the assessment principles for their preferred awarding organisation.)
A comprehensive tutor guide is supplied to accompany these materials. To view a sample of a tutor guide, click here.
By undertaking this programme, learners will be able to further their own continuous professional development, which may improve their career prospects, or progress on to further specialist qualifications related to the setting in which they work.