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Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care NCFE/CACHE Level 2 Certificate

This distance learning course will enable you to gain additional skills and a qualification whilst working. You will have access to specialist support from dedicated tutors throughout the programme.

Course content

This course allows you to explore the importance of communication in adult social care settings, the concept of inclusion, the importance of safeguarding individuals and how to identify different types of abuse. You will look at the importance of health and safety that is required in a social care setting and how to handle information, i.e. recording, storing and sharing of information. You will also gain the knowledge required to understand the nature of working relationships and the fundamental principles of person-centred support.

Assessment methods

Learners will be provided with a resource pack with assessment booklets to complete.

Additional information

Please note that an administration charge of £100 will be charged if learners do not complete the course within the allocated 16 weeks.

Course Information & How to Apply

For more information, or to enrol on this course please contact Abby Redford on

LengthStart DateFeesLocationCourse Code
16 weeks Flexible Free Distance Learning K1576


Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.  Find out more.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
At Bedford College, we are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.  Find out more.

We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.
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