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Certificate for Adult Social Care- Pre-Access – level 2

£20.00 fee may apply if you do not meet eligibility criteria
Course Level

Level 2

Start Date

Wed 22 Feb 2023


15 Weeks

£20.00 fee may apply if you do not meet eligibility criteria

Course content

  • To develop confidence and self- awareness
  • To develop the ability to write in the appropriate academic tone and format
  • To develop skills of critical analysis and reflective practice.
  • Research career opportunities In The Health And Social Care Professions


Achievement of the qualification will support learners to enter employment within health and social care sectors by providing the background knowledge and skills needed to work within health and social care. Students completing this course could apply for the Access to Higher Education Diploma course at Aldridge Adult Learning

Course content:

This qualification is aimed at learners interested in, or new to, working in adult social care in England. It aims to introduce knowledge around the following areas relating to working in adult social care:

  • communication
  • equality, diversity and inclusion
  • personal development
  • role of the social care worker
  • handling information
  • health and safety
  • safeguarding
  • dutyofcare
  • person-centred approaches.


  • No formal qualifications are required. However, the interview process will include a literacy assessment and students should achieve level 2 or above in this assessment

What do I need to do this course?

Pen; paper; folder and dividers. The recommended reading list will be provided at the interview.

Teaching Methods

    • Lectures.
    • Seminars.
    • Tutorials.
    • Workshops.
    • Assignments.
    • Presentations.
    • Independent study.

    Please note that students will be expected to meet deadlines, conduct research and take part in group activities. There will be the opportunity to complete some of the course as distance/ blended learning. This will be discussed at the interview

    How is your progress checked?

    Regular homework assignments and 1:1 tutorials.

    Extra study or practice required at home.

    An additional 3-4 hours of home study is required.

    What can I do after this course?

    Interview for Access to Higher Education courses at AAL.

£20.00 fee may apply if you do not meet eligibility criteria

Course details

  • Tutor: Rachel Brunning
  • Time: 0930-1230
  • Provision: FE
  • Term: Spring
  • Location: Foredown Tower
  • Full fee: £20
  • Concessionary fee: £20