Course Description

CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

Global Edulink


Would you like to achieve an excellent online accredited UK qualification, which will demonstrate a high level of skill and knowledge? Look no further than this fantastic CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care online course.

This excellent CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care online course will give learners an introduction to Adult Social Care. If you’re new to social care, or you hope to enter this sector, this online accredited qualification will give you an excellent idea of what it is like to work in adult social care. This online Adult Social Care course covers: communication, equality, diversity and inclusion, personal development, role of the social care worker, handling information, health and safety, safeguarding, duty of care and person-centred approaches. If you are currently taking an Adult Intermediate Health and Social Care Apprenticeship, this online Adult Social Care course is a must.

Why study at Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an IT or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at Global Edulink and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience more enriching and rewarding.


Course Curriculum

1: Principles Of Communication In Adult Social Care

2: Principles Of Personal Development In Adult Social Care Settings

3: Diversity, Equality And Inclusion

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4: Principles Of Safeguarding And Protection In Health And Social Care

5: Introduction To Duty Of Care In Health%2c Social Care Or Children’s And Young People’s Settings

6: Understand The Role Of The Social Care Worker

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7: Understand Person- Centred Approaches In Adult Health And Social Care

8: Understand Health And Safety In Social Care Settings

9: Understand How To Handle Information In Social Care Settings

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Access Duration

You will have 12 Months access to your online study platform from the date you purchased the course. The course is self-paced so you decide how fast or slow the training goes. You can complete the course in stages revisiting the training at any time.

Course Benefits

  • Eligibility for an NUS extra discount card
  • Fully accredited UK courses
  • 24/7 access to our user friendly learning portal
  • Tutor support Monday-Friday
  • Excellent quality video tutorials
  • Dedicated customer support via chat, telephone, and email

Method of Assessment

To achieve this online accredited Adult Social Care qualification, learners must complete all 9 mandatory units, gaining them a total of 20 credits. You will complete assignments and create a portfolio of evidence, which will be assessed by a tutor.

Course Objectives

This course will teach you all the fundamentals of working in social care, including:

  • Communication
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Personal development
  • Role of the social care worker
  • Handling information
  • Health and safety
  • Safeguarding
  • Duty of care
  • Person-centred approaches

Course Description

  • Qualification type: NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate
  • Qualification title: NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • Accreditation status: Accredited
  • Level: 2
  • Guided Learning Hours (GLH): 179
  • Credits: 20
  • Total Qualification Time (TQT): 200
  • Qualification number (QN): 600/0047/8


Successful learners will be awarded a CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care certificate.

Awarding Body

CACHE are continually investing in high quality qualifications for the care and education industry, making them the UK’s leading sector specialist. Developed by experts, CACHE qualifications help millions of learners to raise professional standards across the sector. As a result, CACHE has gained a deserved reputation for excellence and leadership.

NCFE is a national Awarding Organisation, passionate about designing, developing and certificating diverse, nationally recognised qualifications and awards. These qualifications contribute to the success of millions of learners at all levels, bringing them closer to fulfilling their personal goals. Last year alone, over 340,000 learners from over 2,000 colleges, schools and training organisations chose NCFE as the Awarding Organisation to help them move their careers forward.

Course Code GEL694
College Name Global Edulink
Course Category Care of the Older Person, Health Care
Course Type Online Learning
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Course Start Date 29th October 2018
Course End Date 29th October 2019
Course Fee 337
Course Duration 365 Days
Title of Awarding CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care certificate
Entry Requirements Learners will need to be over the age of 19, and must demonstrate the following: • Vocational or academic qualification at Level 2 or higher • Basic level of literacy, numeracy and ICT ability In order to qualify for the program you will need to submit a completed application form which will be provided to you. This form should be provided to us within a month of enrolment along with the following; • Proof of educational qualifications • You must provide an identification document such as a passport or a driving licence. Upon submission of the documents your application will be reviewed. If you fail to meet the entry requirements of the program your application will not be accepted.
Career Path While the CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care certificate does not qualify you to work, it does enable you to go on to further study of adult social care. Upon successfully completing this course, you could go on to study Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care or the Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care.
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Course Provider

Global Edulink

CityPoint, 1 Ropemaker Street, London, EC2Y 9HU, Dublin, United Kingdom

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