NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

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Health, Public Services and Care, Health and Social Care
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Level
Level 3
Minimum entry age
16
GLH
190
TQT
210
Credit Value
21

What does the qualification cover?

This qualification provides an ideal taster for those who may be new to the sector or new to the world of work. It is accessible to learners of all ages who may want to understand more about working in health and social care in an unsupervised capacity. It aims to introduce some basic concepts of caring and preparation for employment in the sector.

The qualification covers the areas of communication, equality, diversity and inclusion, personal development, role of the social care worker, handling information, health and safety, safeguarding, duty of care and person-centred approaches.

It is a must-have for anyone taking the adult Advanced Health and Social Care Apprenticeship.

Who is it suitable for?

Anyone who wants to work in adult health and social care.

What are the entry requirements?

You should be at least 16 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?

To achieve this qualification, you must achieve 21 credits from 9 mandatory units.

How is it assessed?

It will be assessed by your tutor or assessor using a portfolio of evidence.

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 6 months.

What related qualifications can you progress to?

The Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults).

Funding for our qualifications

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

It does not qualify you to work but does complement a fuller programme of learning.


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