Interested in studying one of our health and social care courses? This qualification aims to provide you with a thorough understanding of the importance of dignity and safeguarding, and is valuable to those just beginning work in, or currently working within, this sector.
This course is split into nine manageable units, including:
Unit 1: Principles of communication in adult social care settings
In this unit you will look at the importance of communication in adult social care settings, as well as confidentiality in these settings.
Unit 2: Principles of personal development in adult social care settings
You will explore the requirements for good practice in adult social care roles and will look at how a personal development plan can contribute positively to an individual's learning and development.
Unit 3: Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings
This unit enables you to understand the importance of diversity, equality and inclusion in an adult social care setting.
Unit 4: Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care
You will learn how to identify signs of abuse, respond to suspected or alleged abuse, reduce the likelihood of abuse, and recognise and report unsafe practices.
Unit 5: Introduction to duty of care in health, social care or children's and young people's settings
In this unit you will look at the implications of duty of care, and the support that is available for addressing dilemmas that may arise in relation to duty of care.
Unit 6: Understand the role of the social care worker
This unit explores the different types of working relationships in social care settings and how important it is to work in partnership with others.
Unit 7: Understand person-centred approaches in adult social care settings
In this unit you will look at different person-centred approaches for care and support in adult social care settings, how to implement person-centred approaches, the importance of consent when providing care or support for an individual and how to support individuals to make the right choices.
Unit 8: Understand health and safety in social care settings
This unit explores the key aspects of health and safety in social care settings and covers the different roles and responsibilities for health and safety. You will learn about risk assessments, the procedures for responding to accidents and sudden illness, methods for reducing the spread of infection, techniques for moving and handling equipment and the principles of moving an individual safely.
Unit 9: Understand how to handle information in social care settings
Within this unit, you will look at the need for secure handling of information in social care settings and the different ways of accessing support for handling information in social care settings.
The benefits of this course include:
Learn from your own home, in your own time
Achieve a nationally recognised level 2 qualification
Access to award-winning learning and assessment materials
Subject specialist support from a Tutor and access to a Learner Support Advisor for everyday queries
Funding available – speak to one of our team for more information and to see if you are eligible.
This qualification could assist you in gaining the following employment opportunities and potential salaries:
Care Worker – up to £19,834
Personal Care Assistant – up to £20,407
Residential Support Worker – up to £20,417
Social Care Worker – up to £30,000
Students need to be working at Level 1 English and should have the ambition to progress into further study, or work.
We want you to achieve to the very best of your ability whilst studying with CRC. To make this happen we offer both learning and personal support by specialist staff tailored to meet your specific needs. You will be assigned a tutor who will make contact with you prior to you course starting and you will have access to MS Teams to communicate with your tutor and support network. Course work is submitted via our online system and your tutor will mark and return you work to you with feedback