TQUK Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care Level 2 - Distance Learning

Online/Distance Learning

TQUK Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care Level 2

Length: Up to 12 weeks

Campus: Distance Learning

About the course

Distance learning courses enable you to boost your career with a nationally recognised qualification even if you don’t have the time to attend training sessions. You will work your way through the qualification submitting work every 2 weeks, achieving within approximately three months.

This qualification provides an ideal taster for those who may be new to the sector or new to the world of work. It is accessible to learners of all ages who may want to understand more about working in health and social care. It aims to introduce some basic concepts of caring and preparation for employment in the sector.
It is a must have for anyone taking the Adult Intermediate Health and Social Care apprenticeship.

The qualification covers the areas of communication, equality, diversity and inclusion, personal development, role of the social care worker, handling information, health and safety, safeguarding, duty of care and person-centred approaches.

This course is split into nine manageable units:

  • Principles of communication in adult social care settings

  • Principles of personal development in adult social care settings

  • Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings

  • Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care

  • Introduction to duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings

  • Understand the role of the social care worker

  • Understand person-centred approaches in adult social care settings

  • Understand health and safety in social care settings

  • Understand how to handle information in social care settings.

This course can be studied purely online and is ideal for those who are happy to work independently using our fully supported on-line learning platform.

Entry requirements

  • This course is fully funded by the Government and to qualify, you must have been resident in England for the last three years and be an EU citizen. You must also be 19 years old at the start of the academic year.

  • If you are 19 – 23 years old you must hold at least a full level 2 qualification (5 GCSEs, Level 2 NVQ Diploma, BTEC Level 2…)

  • You must have a minimum of Level 1 Literacy

  • Distance Learning isn’t for everyone. If at your enrolment we feel that this mode of study may not be quite right for you, we will help you to find the one that is.

Where next?

  • You could complete one of our other Health and Social Care courses (e.g. Mental Health Problems, End of Life Care, Common Health Conditions etc.)

  • Autism Level 3

  • If you are local to Swindon and working in Health and Social Care setting for a minimum of 15 hours a week, you could progress to a Level 2 or 3 NVQ depending on your job role.

Employability?

  • Employment within a caring/health and social care setting.

What additional resources will I need?

  • No additional resources are required.

Fees information

  • Free

  • However, if you do not complete your course, you will be charged £125 to cover administration and learning material costs.

  • For further career guidance, the National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities. This service offers confidential and impartial advice and is supported by qualified careers advisers. https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/Pages/Home.aspx

Contact

For distance learning enquiries please contact a member of the Queens Drive team on 01793 732892 or email info@fastforward.newcollege.ac.uk