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INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL CARE ( LEVEL 3 )
 
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL CARE ( LEVEL 3 )
 
£250.00
 

COURSE CODE 670


 

Student Profile

 

The Introduction to Social Care Course is designed to provide an understanding of the role of a carer and is aimed at people caring in the home setting as well as those entering social care on a professional basis.

 

No prior qualification is required and the course is suited to people of all ages seeking to gain a more formal understanding of the principles of caring for others in a range of settings.

 

Objectives

 

To develop the student’s knowledge and understanding of the role and skills of caring.

 

To explain the role of government and other agencies in providing and funding care.

 

To create an understanding of the health and safety aspects of care.

 

To create and understanding of the principles of equality in providing care.

 

To develop basic caring skills

 

Course Accreditation

 

At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a certificate of achievement by NCFE. This course has been accredited under NCFE IIQ Licence by Kendal Publishing Limited which has been approved as an NCFE Investing in Quality (IIQ) centre to give formal recognition to our courses. We have designed our training courses specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home. The course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 2 (using Ofqual’s Qualification and Credit Framework(QCF) level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.

 

Study Method

 

The course is designed for study by distance learning at work or at home.  Students receive course manual, assignments and studyguide plus tutor support by mail and email.  You can start at any time and plan your studies over a period of up to one year from the time of registration. 

 

Assessment

 

Students complete three written assignments, which are submitted and marked by your tutor.  There is no external examination required.

 

Course Duration

 

Students may register at any time and have a full year to complete their studies.  The course will take around 80 hours of study to complete.

 

Pack/Course Contents

 

Studyguide

Comprehensive study notes for each element of the course

Self-assessment activities

Assignments

Tutor support

Assignment marking & feedback

Completion certificate

 

Price

 

Please refer to current price list

 

 

 

 

 

 

COURSE CONTENT

 

 

Unit 1: Introduction to the role of the carer

 

            Types of caring roles

            Who needs care and why

            A carers role

 

 

Unit 2: Carers – The role of the Government

 

            Definition of a carer

            What a carers assessment is

            How the Government can help

            The protection of vulnerable adults and children

 

 

Unit 3: Health and Safety in Care environments

 

            Introduce the Care Quality Commission

            Health and Safety

            Risk Assessments

            Security

 

 

Unit 4: Valuing People’s Equality, Diversity and Rights

 

            Definitions

            Different types of discrimination

            Principles of good practice

            Discrimination- who is at risk

            Where to get advice

 

Unit 5: Basic Care Skills

 

            Factors to consider

            Needs

            The future

            Working in the caring profession

 

Helpful Contacts

 

Glossary of Terms

 



Advantages of this distance learning course:
  • Home Study: you declare when you study, no need to attend class at fixed times and fixed dates. Your study hours fit around you!
  • We will post all the beautifully printed course materials to you. Everything is written in a clear and easy-to-understand format.
  • Start this course anytime of the year! No need to wait until the new academic year starts. Enroll today so soon you'll start improving your CV or re-skill for your new career.
  • Create your own study routine, learn at your own pace, complete your course as quickly or slowly as your circumstance dictate.
  • Your home learning is totally supported by experienced tutors who guide, encourage and assess your progress. You will not be alone because all our tutors are friendly and approachable.


INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL CARE ( LEVEL 3 )
 
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL CARE ( LEVEL 3 )
 
 
£250.00
 

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