Preparing to work in adult social care

This course allows you to work towards a Level 1 Award in Preparing to work in adult social care, growing your skills and knowledge to be prepared to work in a care setting.

Course overview

At a glance




1 week



About the course

The Level 1 award in preparing to work in adult social care aims to introduce the learners to adult social care and develop their confidence and aspiration to begin a career working in the Adult Care Sector.
Learners will be provided with an introduction to the skills, qualities, and knowledge that are required for employment.

Is this course right for you?

This course is for anyone who is thinking about a career in adult health and social care. Whether you’re unemployed or want to gain new skills, this course could be right for you.

To complete the programme, you will need to be:

  • Over the age of 19
  • Unemployed

What you’ll learn

This course is packed with exciting and educational content.

Over the course of the week, you will cover:

  • The values and principles of adult social care
  • Communication skills and record-keeping
  • Responsibilities of adult care worker
  • Skills and attitude to work in care

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How you’ll learn

You will be assessed through your input during the sessions as you grow confidence showing the skills and knowledge you have learnt. The course will take place in person at one of our Skills Hubs.

Our experts

The people that make it happen


Operations manager


Functional skills tutor

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Sounds like something you are interested in? Secure your place now!