Level 2 in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care Training Course

Adult Social Care

Demand for adult social care is constantly rising as people who use the services are living longer, meaning there is an increasing need for quality providers of care. This is a nationally recognised qualification created by industry experts to help learners develop and improve their knowledge and skills in adult social care.

Level 2 in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care course content

Part A: In this part, learners will gain an understanding of the importance of an individual’s communication and language needs, and personal preferences. They will also learn how to reduce barriers to communication and understand the importance of continual personal development in adult social care settings. The units covered in this part of the course are:

  • Unit 1: Principles of communication in adult social care settings
  • Unit 2: Principles of personal development in adult social care settings

Part B: Learners will understand the importance of diversity, equality and inclusion, examining the impact discrimination can have upon working practice and how to reduce it. They will also learn how to recognise signs of abuse and respond accordingly to reduce unsafe practice. The units covered in this part of the course are:

  • Unit 3: Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings
  • Unit 4: Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care

Part C: This part introduces the duty of care required in a variety of health and social care settings, and helps learners understand the overall role of a social care worker. This part will also explain how to provide person-centred care, and why this approach is important in adult social care settings. The units covered in this part of the course are:

  • Unit 5: Introduction to duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
  • Unit 6: Understand the role of the social care worker
  • Unit 7: Understand person-centred approaches in adult social care settings

Part D: In this part, learners will cover many aspects of health and safety in a social care setting, and gain an understanding of their responsibility to work in safe ways. This includes manual handling techniques, control of hazardous substances and handling sensitive information. The units covered in this part of the course are:

  • Unit 8: Understand health and safety in social care settings
  • Unit 9: Understand how to handle information in social care settings

Who is the Level 2 in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care course aimed at?

This is an ideal course for people looking to take care of elderly people, adults with special needs or disabilities, or any other vulnerable adult group or individual.

What kind of Level 2 in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care Training Course are available?

The NCFE course offered by The Skills Network offer a paper-based course with online assessments, making it ideal for distance learning.

Course duraction

The course requires 179 hours study

After completing the Level 2 in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care course

Graduates will hold a Level 2 qualification in adult social care, allowing them to gain employment within houses for the elderly, centres for the disabled and other centres catering for vulnerable adult populations.

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