Preparing to work in Social Care

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

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

What I'll learn

Learn about various aspects of working in social care, skills to communicate clearly, what opportunities are available to you after completing the course and how this certificate can help you further your goals and allow you to make the kind of positive impact that you want to make.


How I'll learn

You will learn in a supportive and enthusiastic environment.


How I'll be assessed

Upon completion of this course, you will be given an introduction certificate in care and you will have a raised awareness of the skills needed to work in the care sector. 

You can use this in an applicaiton to a Level 2 Diploma in adult care.


Entry Requirements

 There are no formal entry requriements. All you will need is an interest an interest in working in care. 


How to Apply

You can apply for this programme online. Click on APPLY NOW and follow the steps below:

  1. Register for our online service and verify your account.
  2. Log in to our website and click APPLY NOW on your chosen programme’s page to complete 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.