Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care Certificate Level 3

Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care Certificate Level 3

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Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care Certificate Level 3

Working in Adult Social Care can be a rewarding experience and this course will prepare you for work in the sector by developing your knowledge of the duty of care, role of a professional in the sector and the skills you will need to succeed.

Through placement opportunities, you will gain experience in adult care settings. You will study an extra qualification in prevention and control of infection, to support your professional progression.

Duration 1 year
Study mode Full Time, Part Time
Start date 09/09/2019
Campus Quarry Hill
Course code 70226-01
Fee 16-18 No Fees, 19+ £811 (Advanced Learner Loan Eligible)

What you learn

Course themes:

• Diversity, equality and inclusion

• Safeguarding and protection

• Duty of care

• The role of the health social care worker

• Person-centred approaches

• Health & Safety

• Handling information

• Dementia awareness

• Supporting individuals with learning disabilities

Benefits / Skills you will develop

You will develop the skills to care for others and the responsibilities of working as a professional in a care environment

How you will be assessed

You will be assessed through your course work and work placement

Where is the course delivered (facilities / classrooms)

This course is delivered at Quarry Hill Campus.

Entry requirements

Grade requirements:

4x Grade 4/Cs at GCSE including English at 4/C. Maths @ D/3 will be considered depending on full GCSE profile

Additional requirements:

Successful interview and demonstration of appropriate sector care values.

To complete the course successfully you must be able and willing to independently complete a minimum number of social action and/or work experience hours within a relevant health and social care setting.

All candidates must be committed to working in the Health and Social Care sector, be caring, creative and energetic, have a sense of humour and a lively and outgoing personality.

To work with children (under 18) or vulnerable adults, students will need to complete an enhanced disclosure check for the Disclosure and Barring Services. The college will organise this for you but if your course is not fully funded (ie; you are not 16-18 or on certain benefits) then you will have to pay. The estimated cost of the DBS Check is £54. Full details regarding payment and documents required will be provided prior to enrolment

What's next

You will receive advice on careers and further study during your course. After successful completion of the course you can choose to:

Seek employment

Apply for an apprenticeship or traineeship in Health and Social Care/Clinical Support Work.

Apply for a level 3 course in Health and Social Care or Childcare.

Apply for other level 3 courses.

Campus Locations

Quarry Hill Campus

Playhouse Square
West Yorkshire
Nearest train station
Leeds Central Station, 0.9 MilesWebsite

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