The Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care - Level 3 Course is aimed at Learners who are considering, or starting out in, a career in Adult Social Care. It equips Learners with underpinning knowledge and understanding of the sector and their role within it. This qualiﬁcation develops the essential knowledge needed and covers the role of the social care worker, safeguarding, communication, diversity, equality and inclusion, and personal development.
Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (QCF) - Level 3 Course.pdf
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About this course
The aims of this course are to allow students to develop a knowledge and understanding of the following aspects of working in Adult Social Care:
Equality, diversity and inclusion
Role of the social worker
Health & safety
Duty of Care
There is no prior learning knowledge or experience required to take this course.
On successful completion of this course, students will receive a Level 3 QCF Certificate Qualification with 21 Credits.
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The course includes the following units:
Unit 1 - Principles of communication in adult social care settings
Learning Outcomes: 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 2 - Principles of personal development in adult social care settings
Learning Outcomes: 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 3 - Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings
Learning Outcomes: 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 4 - Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care
Learning Outcomes: 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 5 - Principles for implementing duty of care in health, social care or children's and young people's settings
Learning Outcomes: 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 6 - Understand the role of the social care worker
Learning Outcomes: 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 7 - Understand person-centered approaches in adult social care settings
Learning Outcomes: 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 8 - Understand health and safety in social care settings
Learning Outcomes: 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 9 - Understand how to handle information in social care settings
Learning Outcomes: 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.