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Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care - Level 1 - NCFE Award

Course code: CPAT200P

Subject area: Health & Social Care

Study level: Part Time

Course level: 1

Course details

Course time:

09:30 - 12:30

Days of week:


Course date:

3rd Oct 2024 - 28th Nov 2024

Course location:

Abingdon Campus

Contact details


01235 555 585

If you have been out of work for a while or looking for a new direction and wish to pursue a career in adult health and social care., then this course can provide you with the foundation knowledge required for the adult social care sector.
During the course you will learn about the different type of job roles and services within the adult social care sector. The role of communication and the importance of valuing the individuals being cared for.
Course units
Introduction to the Adult Social Care Sector

Introduction to the values and principles of Adult Social Care

Awareness of the skills and attitudes needed to work in Adult Social Care

Awareness of communication in Adult Social Care

Awareness of the roles and responsibilities of the Adult Social Care worker

What next?
Students can progress onto Level 2 Certificate in Health and Social Care.
Entry criteria
Students to be aged 19+. No formal entry requirements or interview needed.
Fee information
As part of your course we may organise trips to assist you with your learning. Trips are optional, and you will not be penalised if you choose not to participate.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course costs. Call 01235 216 212 for more information.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

Course fees

19+ Fee:

Tuition Fee: £100.80

Exam Fee: £26.00

Total Cost: £126.80

19+ Reduced Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

Qualifications received
NCFE CACHE Award in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care L1
Learning & method assessment
It will be assessed by your tutor using a range of methods.