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

Ref:
600/1213/4
Sector:
Health, Public Services and Care, Health and Social Care

Level
Level 1
Minimum entry age
14
GLH
53
TQT
60
Credit Value
6

What does the qualification cover?

This qualification develops a basic knowledge of the adult social care sector. It covers the type of job roles and services within it, the role of communication and the importance of valuing the individuals being cared for.

Who is it suitable for?

Anyone who is thinking about a career in adult health and social care.

What are the entry requirements?

You should be at least 14 years old. We do not set any other entry requirements but colleges or training providers may have their own guidelines.

How many credits are required to complete it?

The Award requires 6 credits.

How is it assessed?

It will be assessed by your Tutor or Assessor using a range of methods. This could include tasks such as designing charts or leaflets, coursework or methods such as oral questioning.

Do you need to be working to take the qualification?

No, this is a knowledge only qualification.

How long does it take to complete?

You can usually complete it in 3 months or less.

What related qualifications can you progress to?

The Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care or the Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care.

Funding for our qualifications

Find out more about funding for this and other qualifications on the Funding page.

Which type of job roles can you apply for on completion?

This qualification does not qualify you to work but does provide a starting point for deciding whether a career in the sector is right for you.


Qualification Specification
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Learning Curve Group Resources
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This document provides an overview of this qualification from Learning Curve Group.

Key Facts
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This document outlines the key information of this qualification for the Centre, learner and employer.

Purpose Statement
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This document outlines the content of this qualification, who it’s designed for, and the opportunities it could lead to.

Opportunities to Cover Functional Skills within the PWCS L1 Mandatory Units (England) - Skills for Care
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This Skills for Care document details how this qualification maps the the Functional Skills Criteria 2009-11 .

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Awareness of communication in adult social care - Scheme of Work and activity pack

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Awareness of the roles and responsibilities of the adult social care worker - Scheme of Work and activity pack

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Awareness of the skills and attitudes needed to work in adult social care - Scheme of Work and activity pack

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Students will still need to prepare a portfolio of evidence. We encourage centres to review our guidance on the types of evidence, and evidence capture, that we permit including e.g. the use of video, photos and other digital means of demonstrating knowledge and skills.

This qualification is in scope for alternative arrangements and if required can be awarded via an assessed grade from the centre.

For further information please see the adaptation addendum document below.

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