Step into Care ...Preparing to work in Adult Social Care Level 1


In ‘Step Into Care’, Shipley College offers the Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care Level 1 course as the main qualification, alongside Employability, Customer Service, Digital Skills and Volunteering qualifications - all to help you into working in the Care sector.

Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care is designed to equip learners with the necessary professional knowledge, skills and confidence to work in adult social care or support their interest in this sector. Topics covered include communication, the role of the social care worker, information handling, health & safety, person-centred care, safeguarding and duty of care. This intensive course requires a good level of English, but an assessment will be conducted on the first day to determine your current ability and skills.

Upon successful completion, learners can progress into paid or voluntary work in adult social care. The course provides a solid foundation in all health and social care subjects, and also opens up opportunities for further education, such as the Adult Care Level 2 Diploma, as well as general and specialist employment pathways within the health and social care sector.

This course is ideal for individuals interested in applying and working in the health and social care sector, as well as related roles. Join us at Shipley College to take the first step towards a fulfilling career in adult social care.

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100% fee reduction may apply to you if in receipt of benefits and actively seeking employment or in work, earnings less the £23,400 annually (£20,319 annually if not from an eligible regional postcode) For further information click -


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