Certificate in Preparation to Work in Adult Social Care

Certificate in Preparation to Work in Adult Social Care

Structure of Qualification

The certificate is a knowledge only qualification and enables learners to build evidence towards the Diploma in Health & Social Care. Learners can undertake the qualification at 2 or 3, the level may be determined by the level of apprenticeship being completed. The certificate consists of 9 units at each level.



We provide flexible access to the qualification, candidates are able to register at anytime. We can provide group or individual inductions and assessments. To minimise disruption to services we carry out all induction and assessment in the learners workplace.

  • Learners receive an induction, at which a learning needs analysis is carried out
  • Learners are seen individually once per month by their assessor for advice, planning and assessment
  • Learners can receive additional support from their assessor by telephone, fax or e-mail
  • Learners can access web based learning resource Smartscreen

Monitoring and Outcomes

Learners are expected to achieve a minimum of 2 units per month and complete within 6 months. Throughout the programme progress is monitored and reviewed with learners to ensure they complete within the agreed timescales.

Monthly reports are provided to purchasers to keep them informed of delivery and outcomes.



Costs are available on request for full or part qualifications. Support can be given to organisations wanting to apply for funding.


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