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Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (RQF) Level 3

The NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care RQF Qualification (600/0048/X) is designed for people who are interested in working in adult social care or are new to adult social care and are looking for an introductory qualification. It is the ideal qualification for those who may be looking towards a career change and want to understand more about health and social care.

This NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care RQF Qualification is designed as a knowledge ONLY course, it does not cover any competence or practical elements. If you are looking for the full qualification which covers both the knowledge and competence based elements you should consider the Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) RQF Level 3.

What courses can I progress onto on completion of the Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care RQF Level 3 course?

Learners can go on to study further in areas such as:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) RQF Level 3

Am I required to do a placement?

This is a knowledge based course that does not require a placement.

Qualification: NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (RQF)

On successful completion of our NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (RQF) course you will receive a qualification listed on the RQF at level 3 (Qualification Reference Number: (600/0048/X). This course has also been assigned 21 credits

Requirements for Entry

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Please note: You must be at least 16 years of age to join this course.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Stonebridge is a NCFE CACHE registered Centre

NCFE CACHE is the UK's longest established awarding body, recognised as a highly professional and responsive organisation, committed to maintaining excellent customer service and a friendly approach.
 
NCFE CACHE is one of the UK’s fastest growing national awarding bodies, designing and awarding qualifications that are nationally recognised to meet the needs of learners and employers.

Accreditation by NCFE CACHE is a guarantee of quality. It means that the college has been inspected and approved by an independent and experienced education professional and is quality audited biannually by NCFE CACHE. The centre delivering the programmes has been licensed by NCFE CACHE on the basis of its own quality systems. At the end of an accredited course, successful learners will also receive an NCFE CACHE Award certificate of achievement.

NCFE CACHE provide a wide range of qualifications accredited by Ofqual at different levels and in a variety of subject areas. NCFE CACHE also offer NVQs, Key Skills, Basic Skills and Entry Level qualifications.
 
Accreditation by NCFE CACHE is a guarantee of quality. It means that the college has been inspected and approved by an independent and experienced education professional and is quality audited biannually by NCFE CACHE . The centre delivering the programmes has been licensed by NCFE CACHE on the basis of its own quality systems. At the end of an accredited course, successful learners will also receive an NCFE CACHE Award certificate of achievement.
 
Our NCFE CACHE accredited courses are accredited to various levels (from level 1 – level 5). These courses lead to a nationally recognised NCFE CACHE certificate for successful learners. That means that the course is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to that level on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
 
Last year over a quarter of a million learners from almost 1000 training organisations chose NCFE CACHE as the awarding body to help them move their careers forward.

If you would like to visit NCFE CACHE ’s website, please click here.

Unit One: Principles of communication in adult social care settings (R/602/2906)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand why effective communication is important in adult social care settings
  • Understand how to meet the communication and language needs, wishes and preferences of an individual
  • Understand how to overcome barriers to communication
  • Understand principles and practices relating to confidentiality

Unit Two: Principles of personal development in adult social care (R/602/3036)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand how to reflect on practice in adult social care
  • Understand the importance of feedback in improving own practice
  • Understand how a personal development plan can contribute to own learning and development

Unit Three: Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings (M/602/3044)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the importance of diversity, equality and inclusion
  • Understand how to work in an inclusive way
  • Understand how to raise awareness of diversity, equality and inclusion

 

Unit Four: Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care (A/601/8574)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Know how to recognise signs of abuse
  • Know how to respond to suspected or alleged abuse
  • Understand the national and local context of safeguarding and protection from abuse
  • Understand ways to reduce the likelihood of abuse
  • Know how to recognise and report unsafe practices

Unit Five: Principles for implementing duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings (R/601/1436)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand how duty of care contributes to safe practice
  • Know how to address conflicts or dilemmas that may arise between an individual’s rights and the duty of care
  • Know how to respond to complaints

Unit Six: Understand the role of the social care worker (A/602/3113)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand working relationships in social care settings
  • Understand the importance of working in ways that are agreed with the employer
  • Understand the importance of working in partnership with others

Unit Seven: Understand person-centred approaches in adult social care settings (R/602/3182)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand person-centred approaches in adult social care
  • Understand how to implement a person-centred approach in an adult social care setting
  • Understand the importance of establishing consent when providing care or support
  • Understand how to implement and promote active participation
  • Understand how to support an individual’s right to make choices
  • Understand how to an promote individual’s well-being
  • Understand the role of risk assessment in enabling a person- centred approach

Unit Eight: Understand health and safety in social care settings (L/602/3178)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the different responsibilities relating to health and safety in social care settings
  • Understand risk assessments and their importance in relation to health and safety
  • Understand procedures for responding to accidents and sudden illness
  • Understand how to reduce the spread of infection
  • Understand how to move and handle equipment and other objects safely
  • Understand the principles of assisting and moving an individual
  • Understand how to handle hazardous substances
  • Understand how to promote environmental safety procedures in the social care setting
  • Understand how to manage stress
  • Understand procedures regarding handling medication
  • Understand how to handle and store food safely

Unit Nine: Understand how to handle information in social care settings (D/602/3119)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand requirements for handling information in social care settings
  • Understand good practice in handling information in social care settings
  • Understand how to support others to handle information

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £75.00).
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Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (RQF) Level 3

The NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care RQF Qualification (600/0048/X) is designed for people who are interested in working in adult social care or are new to adult social care and are looking for an introductory qualification. It is the ideal qualification for those who may be looking towards a career change and want to understand more about health and social care.

This NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care RQF Qualification is designed as a knowledge ONLY course, it does not cover any competence or practical elements. If you are looking for the full qualification which covers both the knowledge and competence based elements you should consider the Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) RQF Level 3.

What courses can I progress onto on completion of the Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care RQF Level 3 course?

Learners can go on to study further in areas such as:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) RQF Level 3

Am I required to do a placement?

This is a knowledge based course that does not require a placement.

Healthcare
OUR PASS RATE
(National Average 61.8%)
85.5%

Qualification: NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (RQF)

On successful completion of our NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (RQF) course you will receive a qualification listed on the RQF at level 3 (Qualification Reference Number: (600/0048/X). This course has also been assigned 21 credits

Requirements for Entry

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Please note: You must be at least 16 years of age to join this course.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Stonebridge is a NCFE CACHE registered Centre

NCFE CACHE is the UK's longest established awarding body, recognised as a highly professional and responsive organisation, committed to maintaining excellent customer service and a friendly approach.
 
NCFE CACHE is one of the UK’s fastest growing national awarding bodies, designing and awarding qualifications that are nationally recognised to meet the needs of learners and employers.

Accreditation by NCFE CACHE is a guarantee of quality. It means that the college has been inspected and approved by an independent and experienced education professional and is quality audited biannually by NCFE CACHE. The centre delivering the programmes has been licensed by NCFE CACHE on the basis of its own quality systems. At the end of an accredited course, successful learners will also receive an NCFE CACHE Award certificate of achievement.

NCFE CACHE provide a wide range of qualifications accredited by Ofqual at different levels and in a variety of subject areas. NCFE CACHE also offer NVQs, Key Skills, Basic Skills and Entry Level qualifications.
 
Accreditation by NCFE CACHE is a guarantee of quality. It means that the college has been inspected and approved by an independent and experienced education professional and is quality audited biannually by NCFE CACHE . The centre delivering the programmes has been licensed by NCFE CACHE on the basis of its own quality systems. At the end of an accredited course, successful learners will also receive an NCFE CACHE Award certificate of achievement.
 
Our NCFE CACHE accredited courses are accredited to various levels (from level 1 – level 5). These courses lead to a nationally recognised NCFE CACHE certificate for successful learners. That means that the course is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to that level on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
 
Last year over a quarter of a million learners from almost 1000 training organisations chose NCFE CACHE as the awarding body to help them move their careers forward.

If you would like to visit NCFE CACHE ’s website, please click here.

Unit One: Principles of communication in adult social care settings (R/602/2906)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand why effective communication is important in adult social care settings
  • Understand how to meet the communication and language needs, wishes and preferences of an individual
  • Understand how to overcome barriers to communication
  • Understand principles and practices relating to confidentiality

Unit Two: Principles of personal development in adult social care (R/602/3036)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand how to reflect on practice in adult social care
  • Understand the importance of feedback in improving own practice
  • Understand how a personal development plan can contribute to own learning and development

Unit Three: Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings (M/602/3044)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the importance of diversity, equality and inclusion
  • Understand how to work in an inclusive way
  • Understand how to raise awareness of diversity, equality and inclusion

 

Unit Four: Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care (A/601/8574)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Know how to recognise signs of abuse
  • Know how to respond to suspected or alleged abuse
  • Understand the national and local context of safeguarding and protection from abuse
  • Understand ways to reduce the likelihood of abuse
  • Know how to recognise and report unsafe practices

Unit Five: Principles for implementing duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings (R/601/1436)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand how duty of care contributes to safe practice
  • Know how to address conflicts or dilemmas that may arise between an individual’s rights and the duty of care
  • Know how to respond to complaints

Unit Six: Understand the role of the social care worker (A/602/3113)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand working relationships in social care settings
  • Understand the importance of working in ways that are agreed with the employer
  • Understand the importance of working in partnership with others

Unit Seven: Understand person-centred approaches in adult social care settings (R/602/3182)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand person-centred approaches in adult social care
  • Understand how to implement a person-centred approach in an adult social care setting
  • Understand the importance of establishing consent when providing care or support
  • Understand how to implement and promote active participation
  • Understand how to support an individual’s right to make choices
  • Understand how to an promote individual’s well-being
  • Understand the role of risk assessment in enabling a person- centred approach

Unit Eight: Understand health and safety in social care settings (L/602/3178)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the different responsibilities relating to health and safety in social care settings
  • Understand risk assessments and their importance in relation to health and safety
  • Understand procedures for responding to accidents and sudden illness
  • Understand how to reduce the spread of infection
  • Understand how to move and handle equipment and other objects safely
  • Understand the principles of assisting and moving an individual
  • Understand how to handle hazardous substances
  • Understand how to promote environmental safety procedures in the social care setting
  • Understand how to manage stress
  • Understand procedures regarding handling medication
  • Understand how to handle and store food safely

Unit Nine: Understand how to handle information in social care settings (D/602/3119)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand requirements for handling information in social care settings
  • Understand good practice in handling information in social care settings
  • Understand how to support others to handle information

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £75.00).
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