What will I learn?

The need for adult social care continues to rise at a time when the system supporting that care is rapidly and significantly changing. With around 1.5 million people working in adult social care in England, care workers need up-to-date support and guidance in order to provide adequate person-centred care.

What you will learn

  • Principles of Communication
  • Principles of Personal Development
  • Principles of Diversity, Equality and Inclusion
  • Principles of Safeguarding and Protection
  • Introduction to Duty of Care
  • Understand the Role of the Social Care Worker
  • Understand Person-Centred Approaches
  • Understand Health and Safety
  • Understand How to Handle Information

    Benefits

  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • Evidence your competency to employers
  • Learn how to handle hazardous substances and medication
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college

    Where will it lead me?

    Once you have completed your distance-learning course you will receive a certificate of completion. You will also have the option of enrolling onto another course if you wish to continue learning new skills.

    Fee Details 1

    Free if aged 19+ (if aged 19-23 must already have a full L2 or above qualification to be eligible)^

    Fee Details 2

    Our Level 2 online learning courses are free to eligible* learners aged 24+ regardless of previous qualifications. Eligible* learners aged 19 to 23 can access free courses if they have already achieved a full Level 2 qualification or equivalent. learners aged 19 to 23 who have not already achieved a full Level 2 qualification, may be subject to costs. Please contact the College for further clarification.

    *Due to funding restrictions, we are unable to enrol to this course, for Free, anyone who doesn’t live in England, isn’t a UK resident^ or who lives in the local authority areas^ of:

    Cambridge and Peterborough
    Greater London Authority
    Greater Manchester
    Liverpool City Region
    North of Tyne Combined Authority
    Sheffield City Region**
    Tees Valley
    West of England
    West Midlands
    West Yorkshire**

    **from 1/8/21

    ^go to this page on our website to check if your postcode is in a Devolved Funding Area or to check eligibility if you are a non-UK resident https://www.sparsholt.ac.uk/the-college/fees-and-funding/

    If you don’t live in England or are not a UK resident or live in any of the above local authority areas and wish to enrol on the course, please contact us for information on tuition fees.

  • Fees:

    £0

    Level of Study:

    Part-Time

    Dates:

    • - (Flexible)
    • - (Flexible)

    Interview:

    No

    Location:

    Online