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Short Courses

Course Overview

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

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  • Principles of communication in adult social care settings Knowledge.
  • Principles of personal development in adult social care settings Knowledge.
  • Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings Knowledge.
  • Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care Knowledge.
  • Principles for implementing duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings Knowledge.
  • Understand the role of the social care worker Knowledge.
  • Understand person-centred approaches in adult social care settings Knowledge.
  • Understand health and safety in social care settings.
  • Understand how to handle information in social care settings.


  • This course is delivered remotely.
  • Learners must be 19+ with low / no income and able to commit to the course.
  • Learners must have access to relevant identification to register to the course.
  • An online initial assessment is required to be completed prior to the course starting.
  • Learners Maths & English working level must be at least entry level 3.
  • Must not have completed these qualifications previously at degree standard or possess the same qualifications higher than level 1.

What to expect from LMP Education

  • Leading nationwide training provider
  • Specialists in the education, training and business sectors
  • Delivering vibrant, engaging learning for all learners
  • Blended and remote teaching and learning
  • Tailored learning plans for each individual
  • Experienced tutors and delivery support team
  • Designated safeguarding officers, policies and procedures
  • Mayor’s quality mark for skills academies in digital
Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
Short courses

Interested in this course?

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