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Preparing to work in Adult Social Care NCFE/CACHE Level 3 Certificate

This distance course will enable you to gain additional skills and a qualification without disrupting your day-to-day life. You will have access to specialist support from dedicated tutors throughout the programme.

Course content

This qualification will cover the following units: 

  1. Principles of communication in adult social care settings
  2. Principles of personal development in adult social care settings
  3. Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings
  4. Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care
  5. Principles for implementing duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
  6. Understand the role of the social care worker
  7. Understand person-centred approaches in adult social care settings
  8. Understand health and safety in social care settings
  9. Understand how to handle information in social care settings

Assessment methods

Learners will be provided with access to an online portal with e-resources and online assessments.

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 £600 Distance Learning K1599


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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