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Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care CACHE Level 3

Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care CACHE Level 3

[ UMNH15 ]



This distance learning course is designed to give you a good knowledge base of Health and Social Care and can lead onto further study within a competence based qualification. These units within the CACHE also relate to the mandatory units within the Health and Social Care Diploma Level 3, and learners will be able to have the achievement of knowledge recognised through this qualification and be able to use this as evidence towards the Diploma.

Course Length - 12 Months
Award Received - CACHE Level 3 Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
Course Code: MNH15

Course Description

This qualification is aimed at learners wanting to progress into, or who are working within, adult social care in England. It is designed to introduce knowledge of the following areas:

Safeguarding and protection
The role of the social care worker
Personal development
Equality, diversity and inclusion
Duty of care
Person centred approach
Health and safety
Handling information|

Course Content

Principles of communication in adult care settings
Principles of personal development in adult social care settings
Principles of equality, diversity and inclusion in adult social care settings
Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care
Principles for implementing 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

Qualification Information

To gain the CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care you will need to pass all nine units to achieve the 21 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 600/0048/X

Ofqual Information

A registration fee of £72.00 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 190.

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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