Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care – Level 3 Certificate


This NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care RQF Qualification has been designed as a knowledge based course. As such no practical elements are involved. However, if you are looking to study a qualification that covers both theoretical and practical elements, you should consider the Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) RQF.

This qualification is perfect for those aiming for a career in adult social care or who already work in the setting and are looking for an introductory qualification. The course is ideal for people who need a career change and want to understand more about working in a health and social care environment.

Unit One: Principles of communication in adult social care settings
Unit Two: Principles of personal development in adult social care
Unit Three: Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings
Unit Four: Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care
Unit Five: Principles for implementing duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
Unit Six: Understand the role of the social care worker
Unit Seven: Understand person-centred approaches in adult social care settings
Unit Eight: Understand health and safety in social care settings
Unit Nine: Understand how to handle information in social care settings

Every lesson will be followed by an assessment task that will need to be completed and returned to your tutor. These assignments will be used to create a portfolio of evidence, but also to provide you with the feedback and grades that will help you progress.