Course: Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care


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

If would like become an adult social care worker but have no previously knowledge of the industry, this free* course can equip you with the right knowledge and skills needed to kick-start your career. This course can be studied part-time while on the job, or more intensively depending on your lifestyle. Explore topics such as ‘Understanding the Role of the Social Care Worker’ to ‘Principles of Communication’, ‘Diversity, Equality and Inclusion in Adult Social Care Settings’, and ‘How to Handle Information in Adult Social Care Settings’.

You will develop a range of skills which are highly valued by employers in the sector, including:

  • Report writing

  • Time Management

  • Building Relationships

  • Problem Solving

  • Health and Safety, Safeguarding, Hygiene

  • Working in a team

After completing this course, you could progress directly into employment, an apprenticeship, or Level 3 college course.

Where: Choose to learn either online or at your choice of classroom locations, with Capital City College Training, Newham College, Havering College or London South East Colleges.

When: This course will be available from the 28th of January 2019. Courses run regularly on a monthly basis.

Length: 3-6 months.

Classroom type: Online and in-person, for Havering College and Newham College learners will need to attend a one day induction, for Capital City College Training learners - one session per week will be in a classroom.

Price: All courses are free for low-income adults living in London. Do you qualify? Get in touch to find out.

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