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Developing Awareness of Adult Social Care

Course title: Developing Awareness of Adult Social Care Course level: Level 2
Qualification: Certificate Awarding body: QCF
UCAS code: Not applicable Academic year: 2017 - 2018
Course delivery: Part-time Course length: Three hours per week for 10 weeks.
Venue: Various


This qualification is aimed at individuals who are interested in working in adult social care and covers a range of key areas of knowledge applicable to working in the sector.

The purpose is to give students a broad understanding of the role of carers and prepare students for undertaking a variety of social care roles.

Please note: Students wishing to do this course should already have achieved the Level 1 Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care.

Modules and units

The qualification will include the following units:

  • Communication
  • Duty of care
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Handling information
  • Health and safety
  • Person centred approaches
  • Personal development
  • Role of the social care worker
  • Safeguarding.

Qualifications achieved

Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (QCF)

How much will the course cost me?

Please contact us for costs of this course. The fee may be reduced or void depending on the individual’s circumstances.

The cost of the course includes, the college enrolment fee and exam fees.

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If you have any queries please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance Team on 01254 354354 or email


Courses are completely FREE for anyone who is unemployed, actively seeking work and claiming a benefit.

IMPORTANT: Evidence of your benefit claim MUST be brought to the first class.

How do I apply?

You can apply online (see apply now button), call 01254 354423 or pop into our College to collect an application form.


Additional and key information

For more information about the course, please contact Richard Dwyer:

Call: 01254 354423

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