Level Two Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Health and Social Care (Distance Learning)

This course covers all of the knowledge requirements for the care certificate, also could be suitable for non-care workers in your organisation to gain a care qualification in preparation for a career move. There are no entry requirements for this course, learners do not need to have a contract of employment to complete. 

What will I study?

You will complete nine core units at level two :

  • Unit one: Introduction to communication
  • Unit two: Introduction to personal development
  • Unit three: Introduction to equality and diversity
  • Unit four: Introduction to duty of care
  • Unit five: Principles of safeguarding and protection
  • Unit six: The role of the health and social care worker
  • Unit seven: Implement person-centred approaches
  • Unit eight: Contribute to health and safety
  • Unit nine: Handle information 

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements.

What next?

For learners who are not in employment some level three courses are available please discuss with your assessor. For those who complete the course in order to gain employment you could progress to the Level Two Diploma in Health and Social Care.

Additional information

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

Full Time 2018 Higher Education 2018 Autumn Part-time course guide Apprenticeship Guide