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Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care Cache Award Level 1

Achievement of this qualification could act as progression towards the Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to Health and Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings

This short introductory course Introduces you to the knowledge required to understand the role of an adult social care worker, the values and principles of adult social care and the skills and attitudes needed to work in adult social care.

You will gain an awareness of communication in adult social care, it’s importance, the problems that can arise and how these can be overcome. You will also find out about the work that adult social care workers carry out on a daily basis and the responsibilities they have to provide the best quality care to individuals.

At Sutton Coldfield College this course runs on Tuesday’s from 09.30-12.30.

Course Info

Level 1 - Introductory
Subject Area
Health & Social Care
Course Type
Adult Part-Time
James Watt College,
Sutton Coldfield College
Next Start Date
Course Length
2 weeks

Entry Requirements

You will be required to have E3 in literacy at an Initial Assessment session that you will be invited to attend prior to the start of the course . This can be completed during enrolment times of year.

Delivery and Assessment

You will be assessed through assignments and there are no exams.


On completiion of this course, you can progess onto Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to Health and Social Care and Children's and Young People's Settings.

Career Opportunities

  • Nurses
  • Inclusion Support Workers