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Skillsfirst Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (RQF)

Qualification summary

The Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (RQF) qualification provides a solid foundation for those of you who may have a basic awareness of adult social care or be new to the sector as a whole. It is accessible for all ages, such as: 

This qualification does not require you to have any prior qualifications or levels of previous learning. There is no minimum age requirement for this qualification.

Job roles where this qualification is linked to could include but are not restricted to:

 

This qualification aims to introduce you to the knowledge surrounding the following fundamental areas of adult social care:

It does not confirm occupational competence but relates to the knowledge elements covered in the units of the Level 2 Diploma in Care (RQF). Learners progressing to the Level 2 Diploma in Care will therefore have gained the underpinning knowledge for these units.

 

This qualification is supported by employers nationwide and delivered by colleges and training providers. For a list of those delivering this qualification please contact our customer services team.

 

It is anticipated that learners who complete this qualification will progress on to the Level 2 Diploma in Care.

 

If your job role requires a more advanced level of knowledge then you could chose the Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care.

 

 

 

Related Documents:


Skillsfirst Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (RQF) Handbook

 

Qualification structure

Learners must achieve a total of 20 credits taken up by mandatory units.

 

Minimum guided learning hours - 179

Total Qualification Time - 200

Qualification number

Qualification reference

Qualification review date

PWC02

 

600/0585/3

 

31/07/2021

 

Group M - mandatory units

RQF
unit no.

Skillsfirst
unit no.

Unit title

Credit value

H/601/5474

SHC24

Introduction to duty of care in health, social care or children's and young people's settings

1

H/602/3039

PWSC23

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

2

J/602/3180

PWSC26

Understand person-centred approaches in adult social care settings

4

L/602/2905

PWSC21

Principles of communication in adult social care settings

2

L/602/3035

PWSC22

Principles of personal development in adult social care settings

2

R/602/3179

PWSC27

Understand health and safety in social care settings

4

A/601/8574

HSC024

Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care

3

A/602/3113

PWSC25

Understand the role of the social care worker

1

Y/602/3118

PWSC28

Understand how to handle information in social care settings

1

 

To find out more about our registration/certification fees, contact our customer services team on
0121 270 5100 or  email us

 

Qualifications

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Assessment Principles Health & Social Care

PWA01 - Skillsfirst Level 1 Award in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (RQF)

MPWA1 - Skillsfirst Level 1 Award in Ways to Maintain Personal Well-being (RQF)

ERRA02 - Skillsfirst Level 2 Award in Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care, Children and Young People's Settings (RQF)

PWWC1 - Skillsfirst Level 1 Certificate in the Principles of Maintaining Personal Well-being at Work (RQF)

LGBTHC2 - Skillsfirst Level 2 Certificate in LGBT Inclusivity in a Health and Social Care Environment (RQF)

PWC02 - Skillsfirst Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (RQF)

PWC03 - Skillsfirst Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (RQF)

SHMC2 - Skillsfirst Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medicines (RQF)

WCSD2 - Skillsfirst Level 2 Diploma in Working in Care Services (RQF)

CD2 - Skillsfirst Level 2 Diploma in Care (RQF)

CD3 - Skillsfirst Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care (RQF)

CD4 - Skillsfirst Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care (RQF)

CD5 - Skillsfirst Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care (RQF)

HSC5 - Skillsfirst Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services (England) (RQF)

EPL2 - Skillsfirst Level 2 Award in Employment and Personal Learning Skills in Health (RQF) Closed for registrations

EPL3 - Skillsfirst Level 3 Award in Employment and Personal Learning Skills in Health (RQF) Closed for registrations

HSCD4 - Skillsfirst Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care (England) (RQF) Closed for registrations

HSCD03 - Skillsfirst Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (RQF) Closed for registrations