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Course Title:

Level 1 Award in Preparing to work in Adult Social Care

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Course Description:

This course will introduce you to the Adult Social Care sector and explore the roles and responsibilities of an Adult Social Care Worker. It will also focus on the skills and attitudes needed to work in Adult Social Care, and the values and principles that underpin working in this sector. This course would be suitable for individuals looking to progress into employment or further learning opportunities around health and social care.


The course is delivered over four linked sessions:


Session 1: Monday 24th – Wednesday 26th January 2022

Session 2: Monday 7th – Wednesday 9th February 2022

Session 3: Monday 14th – Wednesday 16th February 2022

Session 4: Monday 21st – Wednesday 23rd February 2022


You must be able to attend all four sessions.



Entry requirements:

No formal qualifications are required to apply for this course.  However, we do recommend you access one of our introductory courses before you access this course if you don't have a level 1 qualification or if have been out of education for some time.


Suitable introductory courses:

Career Transitions: Adult Social Care
Introduction to Mental Health and Wellbeing.


Funding Support Statement:

You may be eligible to study for free if you are unemployed, on certain benefits, or earn £17,374.50 a year or less.  We can confirm when you apply or contact our Student Support Services team to learn more.


Possible careers:

Adult Social Care, Support Worker.

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You can find out more about Northern College and the courses on offer at one of our Virtual Open Events

Tuition Fee: £150*

* Please note the fee displayed is for the tuition fee only. If you are staying overnight at the college and you are not eligible for residential funding, there will be an additional charge to cover bed, breakfast and evening meal.
* Please confirm with The College Registry as fees can change and also with regards to your circumstances (unless otherwise stated).

email : mis at northern dot ac dot uk
Tel : 01226 776000