This qualification is aimed at individuals who are working in adult social care in England. It forms the knowledge component of the Intermediate Apprenticeship for Health and Social Care: Adult Social Care General Pathway.
To complete this qualification learner should expect to undertake 179 hours of learning.
These include principles of communication in adult social care settings, personal development in adult social care settings, diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings, safeguarding and protection in health and social care, duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings, role of the social care worker and health and safety in social care settings.
This qualification is assessed by a portfolio of evidence.