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

    Learners have 16 weeks to complete this course.

    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 2

    Our Level 2 online learning courses are free to eligible* learners aged 19+

    *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
    North East Combined Authority
    South Yorkshire
    Tees Valley
    West Midlands
    West Yorkshire
    West of England

    ^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.

    All fee remission is subject to availability of Government funding at the start date of a course and eligibility criteria.

    Fee Code

    I

    Please Note

    All fees quoted are correct at the time of print and may be subject to change. Due to funding restrictions this course is not available to existing full time Sparsholt College/Andover College students aged 16, 17 or 18 (or 19-24 with an EHCP) on the 31/8 in the year they started/start their course.

  • Fees:

    funding available

    Level of Study:

    Online

    Dates:

    • - (Flexible)

    Interview:

    No

    Location:

    Online