Level 1 Award in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
What does the qualification cover?
This qualiﬁcation develops a basic knowledge of the adult social care sector. It covers the type of job roles and services within it, the role of communication and the importance of valuing the individuals being cared for.
Who is it suitable for?
Anyone who is thinking about a career in adult health and social care. You do not have to be working or volunteering in a Health and Social Care setting to complete this course, but it would be an advantage if possible.
What are the entry requirements?
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.
How long does it take to complete?
The course is for two hours a week for twelve weeks.
What related qualifications can you progress to?
The Level 2 Certiﬁcate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care or the Level 2 Certificate/Diploma in Health and Social Care.
Which type of job roles can you apply for on completion?
This qualification does not qualify you to work but does provide a starting point for deciding whether a career in the sector is right for you.