Preparing To Work In Care (endorsed) Level 2

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Course Modules

  • Understanding Care And Its Delivery
  • Equality, Diversity and Vulnerability
  • Skills For Care
  • Health And Safety In Care
  • Training and Assessment method

    e-Learning, Online (exclusively over the Internet).
    Multiple choice questions (instant results).

    Evidence of achievement

    At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a certificate of achievement by Training Qualifications UK.

    This endorsed BYTSYZ online course is suitable for

    Any individual who is wanting to:

    • Have a change in career and is considering care work
    • Develop enough knowledge to increase success with interviews for care jobs
    • Start a working career in care after full-time education
    Course Description

    This online course, that is endorsed by Training Qualifications UK, is designed for anyone who wants to learn the basics about being a carer. It will help individuals to understand what is involved in being a carer as well as providing introductory learning about work in the care sector.

    The course explores:

    • What is care and how it is delivered
    • The various carer roles available across the care sector
    • The rules governing care delivery
    • The principles relating to equality, diversity, vulnerability and the protection of adults
    • Communication skills and the importance of confidentiality
    • The role of the care worker and the importance of team working
    • Basic principles of health and safety, manual handling and infection control

    The course consists of four modules, which are:

    • Understanding Care and its Delivery
    • Equality, Diversity and Vulnerability
    • Skills for Care
    • Health and Safety

    The course will equip anyone totally new to the role of the carer with enough:

    • Information to decide on its suitability as a career choice
    • Knowledge to greatly increase chances of being successful in gaining employment within the care sector


    Course Objectives
  • Explain what is meant by the term care and the role of the carer
  • Explain the principles of care
  • Explain the terms values, beliefs, diversity and equal opportunities and how they are promoted for all individuals
  • Identify the issues linked to prejudice, stereotyping, adult vulnerability and protection
  • Identify good communication skills and explain the importance of confidentiality
  • Define the role of the care worker in being dependable and maintaining professional relationships
  • Explain the basic principles relating to health and safety and manual handling
  • Explain the basic principles relating to infection control


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