When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Rosanna Smith
  • Course Code K23ESWC21B
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

This qualification will develop the knowledge and awareness of the types of provision in the Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s sectors. It includes the roles played by workers, from principles and values through to health and safety and working with others. The Award requires 10 credits.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the roles within Health and Social Care
  • Understand the range of service provision within Health and Social Care
  • Understand the principles and values in health and social care

On successful completion of the course, you will achieve the following qualification: Award in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care [NCFE]

Class format and activities

This course will be offered online. Your classes will be held via MS Teams. You will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment. Typical activities will include group work, pair work, discussion and case studies. All units will be internally assessed using a range of methods which could include: written assignments or tasks such as designing a leaflet or booklet, charts or diagrams, or setting up an information board.

Entry requirements

A good level of English is required.

What you need to know before you enrol

You do not need to be working or undertaking a practical placement to take this qualification.

What you need

You should arrive to your lessons prepared to learn with pens, pencils and a writing pad. All other resources and materials you need will be provided. You will need access to IT to access your online lessons and complete your assignments.

What you can do next

Apply to study the L2 Diploma in Care or the L2 Diploma in Early Years