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NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

Key course information

Health and Social Care


16 weeks

Part time

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Course Overview

The purpose of this qualification is to give learners an introduction to the following areas relating to working in adult social care:• communication • equality, diversity, and inclusion • personal development • role of the social care worker • handling information • health and safety • safeguarding • duty of care • person-centred approachesTo achieve the NCFE Level 2 Certificate for this course, learners must successfully demonstrate their achievement of all learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the units. Learners who are not successful can resubmit work within the registration period.Each candidate must create a portfolio of evidence which demonstrates achievement of all the learning outcomes and assessment criteria associated with each unit. On completion of each unit candidates must declare that the work produced is their own.

What will I learn?

To be awarded the NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care, learners are required to successfully complete nine mandatory units. These are as follows:

• Understand the role of the social care worker.
• Principles of personal development in adult social care settings
• Understand person-centred approaches in adult social care settings.
• Principles of diversity, equality, and inclusion in adult social care settings
• Principles of communication in adult social care settings
• Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care
• Principles for implementing duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings.
• Understand how to handle information in social care settings.
• Understand health and safety in social care settings.

Entry Requirements

• Learners must be aged 19 years or over as at the start of the academic year (31st August).
• Must have lived in the UK or EU for the last three years.
• Must currently reside in England, in a post code outside of Greater Manchester, Liverpool City, Cambridge & Peterborough, Tees Valley, West Midlands and the North of Tyne Combined Authority NTCA.
• If aged 19-23, must hold a full Level 2 qualification or above in any subject (e.g., QCF Diploma Level 2, five GCSEs/O Levels grade A-C, two or three AS Levels, CSE grade 1 5 or more, one A Level, QCF Certificate, GNVQ Intermediate, First Diploma, NVQ Level 2, First Certificate or Principle of Learning Level 2).
• If aged 24+ no qualifications are required.

Study, Assessment and Qualifications

• This is a distance learning course. This means learners do not have to attend college for lessons or sessions with a tutor.
• You are given a personal log in to e-assessor, where you will submit your work for each unit.
• The allotted time for each learner to complete this course is 4 months.

Additional Costs and Information

• This course is free however, we do have a £130 withdrawal charge if learners do not complete.
• Learners can only complete one NCFE course at a time.

What Could I Do Next?

On completion of your course you may choose to progress onto these following courses

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:• Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care • Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care

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