CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

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The CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care is a great way for new or existing care workers to achieve certification from one of the worlds most recognisable awarding bodies- Cache. This qualification covers the role of the social care worker, safeguarding, communication, diversity, equality and inclusion, and personal development.

This qualification is made up of units each representing a small step of learning. This allows the qualification to be completed at your own pace. All of the units can be ‘banked’ which means that if you would like to take another qualification which includes the same units you do not have to take them again. Each unit has a level which shows how difficult that unit is along with a credit value, unit aim, learning outcome and assessment criteria.

This qualification develops the knowledge needed when working unsupervised with adults in the social care sector. It covers the role of the social care worker, safeguarding, communication, diversity, equality and inclusion, and personal development.Learners do not need to be working or undertaking practical placements to take this qualification. To achieve this qualification, learners must complete all 9 mandatory units, gaining them a total of 21 credits.

This course is assessed through tutor marked assignments which must be sent to your tutor for marking. You will then be provided with feedback and a mark on your work from your tutor within 5 days. After each assignment has been sent off and marked as complete you will have passed the qualification and will receive your certification.

Unit 1 – Principles of communication in adult social care settings

Unit 2 – Principles of personal development in adult social care

Unit 3 – Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings

Unit 4 – Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care

Unit 5 – Introduction of duty of care in health, social care and children’s and young people’s settings

Unit 6 – Understand the role of the social care worker

Unit 7 – Understand person-centered approaches in adult social care settings

Unit 8 – Understand health and safety in social care settings

Unit 9 – Understand how to handle information in social care settings

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