Course Description

Understanding your Role in Care

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Understanding your Role in Care


If you’ve always wanted to work in social care, there are a number of important elements that you will need to understand. Social care directly relates to caring for people whether it’s children or adults. it is a serious role and responsibility that comes with your job. This is what the course Understanding your Role in Care will introduce you to. The core message is to demonstrate that you will care for people helping them go onto lead a better quality life. Whether you are new to this field or someone with relative experience, you must take on this role with the utmost care. And this course provides a foundation to do just that. There are a number of policies and procedures discussed in this course relating to social care.

Key modules will be explored fully and you will be equipped with the relevant skills and knowledge to have a broad understanding of the fundamental role of a social care worker and staying up to date with the current trends and policies. You will be provided a wealth of information to be able to work in the care sector with confidence.

Understanding your Role in Care features advice and guidance on the different tasks carried out by a social care worker. You will acquire practical skills to work efficiently as part of a team. This is a CPD certified course which demonstrates to potential employers that you are continually developing yourself, and will make you a desirable candidate across the social care sector.

Learning Outcomes

  • The course will define social care and give you a better understanding of it
  • Learn in detail code of practices in person-centred care
  • Learn the basics of government legislation
  • Learn how to make a difference to other people’s lives

Course Curriculum
1: The course structure
2: Understanding social care
3: Relationships
4: Agreed ways of working
5: Keeping up-to-date
6: Working in partnership
7: Resolving conflicts

This course is recommended for,

  • Social Workers and Care Workers
  • Support Workers

In order to qualify in the course ‘Understanding your Role in Care’ successfully, learners will take an online test. This online test is marked automatically, so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.

Pass Mark: 70%

Upon the successful completion of the course, you will be awarded the ‘Understanding your Role in Care’ Certificate.

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lessons at any time.

Awarding Body

CPD is a leading awarding body in the United Kingdom that meets an excellent standard of high quality education. CPD is committed towards the enhancement of proficiency and personal skills in order to develop learners’ skills and abilities. CPD ensures that both practical and academic qualifications assist individuals to re-skill or up-skill and maintain a competitive advantage in their chosen industry.

College Name 1 Training
Course Category Health Care
Course Type Online Learning
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Course Fee 19
Course Duration Guided Learning Hours 15
Entry Requirements • Learners should be over the age of 16, and have a basic understanding of English, ICT and numeracy. • A sound educational background is recommended
Career Path • Adult Care Worker £30,000 (Approximately) • Social Care Worker – £27,500 (Approximately)
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Course Provider

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63/66 Hatton Garden, 5th Floor, Suite 23, London. EC1N 8LE, Dublin, United Kingdom

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