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Introduction to Working in Adult Care

Course title: Introduction to Working in Adult Care Course level: Level 1
Qualification: Award Awarding body: CACHE
UCAS code: Not applicable Academic year: 2018 - 2019
Course delivery: Part-time Course length: Three hours per week for seven weeks.
Venue: Waterside Centre, Accrington and venues throughout East Lancashire


Would you like to learn a new skill or improve your existing skills?
Why not join this short course in adult social care and gain a recognised qualification? 

This Level 1 qualification is aimed at learners who wish to explore roles in adult social care and to develop their basic knowledge of the adult social care sector.

Modules and units

This course will give you the opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge in subjects such as: 

  • Communication in adult social care
  • Roles and responsibilities in adult social care
  • Skills and attitudes in adult social care
  • Values and principles in adult social care.

Entry requirements

Good level of English and maths.

How will I be assessed?

Portfolio of evidence.

Qualifications achieved

Level 1 Award in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (CACHE)

Progression and employment

Prepare to Work in Adult Social Care Level 2

Working in the Healthcare Sector Level 2 or an Access to Higher Education course.

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.

Are you eligible for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan? Click here to find out more.

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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