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Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care Level 2

The Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care is ideal to support learners who have just started to work or would like to work, with adults in a wide range of health and social care settings.

The qualification aims to develop learners’ knowledge of a variety of topics which are fundamental to working in adult social care, including the importance of communication; personal development; equality, diversity and inclusion; health and safety; safeguarding; duty of care and implementing person-centred approaches towards care.

Course Fees


Course Delivery

Digital or Paper-based

Course Duration

9 to 12 Weeks

Awarding Body


Course Content

  • Gain appreciation of what to expect in the sector
  • Learn about person-centred care and safe working practices
  • Understand duty of care and safeguarding
  • Improve your understanding of equality and diversity, safeguarding and protection
  • Candidates must be aged 19 years or over as of the 31st of August 2019
  • Candidates must have lived within the EU for the last 3 years or more
  • Candidates must currently reside in England

All the distance learning courses are accredited by NCFE/CACHE and nationally recognised.