Level 1 Award Preparing to Work Adult Social Care
Who is it suitable for?
Anyone who is thinking about a career in adult health and social care.
What are the entry requirements?
You should be at least 14 years old. We do not set any other entry requirements.
How many credits are required to complete it?
The Award requires 6 credits.
How is it assessed?
It will be assessed by your Tutor or Assessor using a range of methods. This could include tasks such as designing charts or leaflets, coursework or methods such as oral questioning.
Do you need to be working to take the qualification?
No, this is a knowledge only qualification.
How long does it take to complete?
You can usually complete it in 3 months or less.
What related qualifications can you progress to?
The Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care or the Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care.
This qualification does not qualify you to work but does provide a starting point for deciding whether a career in the sector is right for you.