Preparing for work in Social Care setting

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Explore where a career in care could take you to.

This course is a free taster course for people looking at entering a career in care.

Our career pathways show you a typical route through the various stages of learning, what you will learn along the way and the careers these programmes could lead onto.

What I'll learn

You will learn about the values and practices needed to wok in a care setting.

You will gain an introduction certificate in care and a raised awareness of the skills needed to work in the care sector.

Upon successful completion of this course, you can progress on to the Level 2 Diploma in Adult Care. 


Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements, but you will need an interest in working in care.


How to Apply

You can apply for this programme online. Simply follow the link to ‘Apply now’ on your chosen programme page.

You will then be asked to register or log in to progress with your application.

As part of your application, you will be asked to provide us with your contact details, how your chosen programme fits with your future plans and if you require any extra support (for example, because of a disability, medical condition, learning or language support needs.) Please include full details of your qualifications from your own country, as well as details of any English Language tests you have taken.

Printed application forms are also available.

Please contact our Careers team if you need advice and guidance to help you choose the right programme for you.