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Level 2 CACHE Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

Qualification Gained
CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
Study Level
Distance Learning, Level 2
Variable (via Distance Learning)
Start Date
Study Mode
David Hockney Building


The CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care aims to introduce and develop knowledge in areas relating to working in adult social care such as communication, equality, diversity and inclusion. Students will understand personal development and the role of the social care worker. Students will understand health and safety legislation and explore the areas of safeguarding, duty of care and person-centred approaches.

  Key Info

You will develop the essential skills and knowledge needed for progression into a rewarding career working with adults in Health and Social Care sector. Topics covered include Health and Safety, Safeguarding and Communication in Adult Care settings.

Assessment 1:

Section 1 – Understanding the Role of the Social Care Worker

Section 2 – Principles of Personal Development in Adult Social Care Settings

Section 3 – Understanding Person-centred Approaches in Adult Social Care Settings

Assessment 2:

Section 1 – Principles of Diversity, Equality and Inclusion in Adult Social Care Settings

Section 2 – Principles of Communication in Adult Social Care Settings

Section 3 – Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care

Section 4 – Principles for Implementing Duty of Care in Health, and Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings

Assessment 3:

Section 1 – How to Handle Information in Social Care Settings

Section 2 – Health and Safety in Social Care Settings

You can apply to undertake this course by registering your interest with your employer.

Employers can then register you completing a standard Booking Form (terms and conditions apply), which can be provided on request.

You can register as an individual by emailing us.

Induction onto the course can be done in groups, on request, at your place of employment or via post or email.

Once enrolled on the course, paper-based students will receive their course material in the post via recorded delivery (unless these have already been received at a group induction).

Please contact [email protected] for more information.

You must complete all assessments in the agreed timescales and submit these for marking to the Distance Learning Team by either post or email. Your work will then be sent to an assessor to be marked who will provide you with feedback along with advice and guidance to help you successfully complete the course.  There is also support available from the office team. Upon successful complete of three assessments you will be awarded the CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care course.

Successful completion this course means that you will gain a nationally recognized qualification that can enable you to progress in your career. You may choose to progress to further study or employment within the Health and Social Care industry.

There are no fees for this course as the College has secured funding and has agreed to waive all fees. Please note that when a student enrols on this course, they will be expected to complete the programme of study within the allocated timescales. Should a student not complete the course in full, they will be required to pay a fee to cover registration, administration fees and learning material costs.

This is representative of the most common fees scenario, but actual fees can vary depending on a number of factors. Please contact us if you need more guidance.

Disclaimer: Our prospectus, college documents and website are simply here to offer a guide. We accept no liability for any inaccurate statements and are not responsible for any negative outcomes if you rely on an inaccurate statement. We reserve the right to withdraw any programmes or service at any time.

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