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Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care CACHE Level 2

Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care CACHE Level 2

[ UMNH29 ]



 This CACHE Level 2 Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care qualification provides an ideal taster for learners 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.

Course Length - 12 Months
Award Received - CACHE Level 2 Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care Certificate
Course Code: MNH29

Course Description

It aims to introduce knowledge around the following areas relating to working in adult social care:

Equality, diversity and inclusion
Personal development
Role of the social care worker
Handling information
Health and safety
Duty of care
Person-centred approaches

Course Content

Unit 1: Principles of Communication in Adult Social Care
Unit 2: Principles of Personal Development in Adult Social Care
Unit 3: Principles of Diversity, Equality and Inclusion in Adult care Settings
Unit 4: Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care
Unit 5: Introduction to Duty of Care in Health, Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings
Unit 6: Understand the Role for the Social Care Worker
Unit 7: Understand Person Centred Approaches in Adult Social Care Settings
Unit 8: Understand Health and Safety in Social Care Settings
Unit 9: Understand How to Handle Information in Social Care Settings

Qualification Information

To gain the CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care you will need to pass all nine units to achieve the 20 credits necessary.

What is CACHE?

CACHE is the UK's only specialist awarding organisation for the children and adult care sectors, with a portfolio of qualifications ranging from Entry to Level 5. Last year, over 150,000 learners registered with them from over 1000 UK based Centres and overseas.

For further information, go to: http://www.cache.org.uk.

Qualification Code 600/0047/X

Ofqual Information

A registration fee of £69.00 is due within four weeks of enrolment if you wish to receive your CACHE certificate on successful completion of your course.

Method Of Study

Paper Based Version

The course comes to you as a paper-based pack delivered by courier.

You will be given guidance through the Study Guide on the nuts and bolts of studying and submitting assignments.

Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor.

Online Version

Our online A-Level courses are fully digitised versions of the paper-courses, so you can study on any PC or smart device when connected to the internet.

As with the paper course, your online learning programme is completely flexible, so you can study at a pace that suits you.

All of our online course content is broken down into bite size chunks to make your learning more manageable and effective.

Method of Assessment

The course contains a number of assignments which your tutor will mark and give you valuable feedback on. We call these Tutor Marked Assignments (TMAs). You need only send the TMAs to your tutor for comment, not the self-assessment exercises which are also part of the course to help you gauge your progress

Course Length Information

You can take this course over 12 months and the total number of study hours is around 179.

Tutor Support

You will have access to a tutor, via email, who will mark your work and guide you through the course to help you be ready for your examinations. In addition you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process.







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