Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care / 18+ Health & Care Sector Work Academy

FREE Level 1 Preparing to Work In Adult Social Care

Key Information

Location: ONLINE

Course code



Theresa Cansdale

Start date

26 Sep 2022

End date

5 Dec 2022

Day & Time

Monday 10:00 - 13:00


12 weeks



Course Overview

Upon completion attendees will achieve the City & Guilds level 1 Award in Preparing to work in adult social care. Furthermore, the participants would have gained the skills and knowledge required to be able to complete the care certificate upon gaining employment in the adult social care sector.

Curriculum 1: Level 1 Award in Preparing to work in Adult Social Care

Course description:

An introduction into the skills, knowledge and behaviours for an employee in the adult social are sector.

Units included:

  • Introduction to the adult social care sector.
  • Introduction to the values and principles of adult social care.
  • Awareness of the skills and attitudes needed to work in adult social care.
  • Awareness of communication in adult social care.
  • Awareness of the role and responsibilities of the adult social care worker.

Furthermore, in addition to the City and Guilds qualification, learners will gain the theory element of the 15 Care Certificate standards which include:

  • Understand your role
  • Your personal development
  • Duty of care
  • Equality and diversity
  • Work in a person-centred way
  • Communication
  • Privacy and dignity
  • Fluids and nutrition
  • Awareness of mental health, dementia and learning disabilities
  • Safeguarding adults
  • Safeguarding children
  • Basic life support
  • Health and safety
  • Handling information
  • Infection, prevention and control

To book your place please call 0800 310 1160 or email

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