Adult Social Care
We sometimes offer free taster sessions for our Adult Social Care courses. To see whether there are any dates available at the moment, click on 'Find a Course' above and look in the Community courses.
Take a look at our Pathway to Adult Social Care to help you to decide which of our courses is right for you.
Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
This is offered at Level 2 and Level 3. These qualifications introduce the knowledge elements relating to working in an adult social care environment but do not confirm competence.
Diploma in Adult Social Care (Adults)
This is offered at Level 2 and Level 3. These qualifications are suitable for anyone who has knowledge and skills in the Adult Social Care workforce. They may be care assistants, key workers, support workers, healthcare assistants or personal assistants. Following taught sessions or tutorials the teacher/assessor will arrange visits to the workplace to observe practice and offer support as required. During the course an e-portfolio of work will be built demonstrating ability and knowledge. Before enrolling on this course you require a placement of a minimum of 9 hours per week in a care setting.
Adult Social Care courses available: