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Level 2 Certificate Preparing to work in Adult Social Care

This qualification provides an ideal taster to the Health & Social Care sector and the world of work. It aims to introduce some basic concepts of caring and preparation for employment in the sector.

Key Information

  • Course Level

    Level 2

  • Delivery


  • Duration

    1 Year

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Units included in the Level 2 Certificate:

  • Principles of communication
  • Principles of personal development
  • Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion
  • Principles of safeguarding and protection
  • Introduction to duty of care
  • Understand the role of the social care worker
  • Understand person-centred approaches
  • Understand health and safety
  • Understand how to handle information

100% coursework

We typically require GCSE maths and English grades 2 or 3 to enrol on the Level 2 Certificate Preparing to work in Adult Social Care.

Upon completion of the Level 2 Certificate Preparing to work in Adult Social Care learners may progress to the T Level Health Foundation Year Programme or higher study in Health & Social Care at level 3.

Financial Support

Depending on your situation, you may be able to access a range of financial support available.

Course Fees


We do not currently have fee information available for this course. Please contact us for further information.


Apply or enquire about this course

Please use the following links to make an application or enquiry about this course.


Apply online Make an enquiry Call 01724 281 111

Information for EU Students

From January 2021, how you apply for a course will change. For more information, read the UK Government's guide for the UK points-based immigration system for EU students (pdf).

Visit our International pages for more information and contact details