Health and Social Care Level 1 course

NCFE CACHE Level 1 Award in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

Are you interested in a career in Health and Social Care?

This qualification provides a pathway into the sector for people considering a career in health and/or social care, or those returning to work after a career break.

The course covers the essential information you need to know before choosing a career in the field, giving you awareness of the values, skills and responsibilities required of an adult social care worker.

It does not confirm competence in a job role but provides an opportunity to develop knowledge about the wider health and social care sector before learners decide whether working in the sector is for them, and gain information to make decisions about career progression.

The course will cover:

  • Introduction to the adult social care sector
  • Introduction to the values and principles of adult social care
  • Awareness of the skills and attitudes needed to work in adult social care
  • Awareness of communication in adult social care
  • Awareness of the roles and responsibilities of the adult social care worker

Course details

Assessment day: 18th September 9:30am – 3pm

Course dates: Thursdays 9:30am – 3pm from 3rd October to 28th November 2024 (excluding 31st October)

Venue: The Abbey Centre

For more information or to book your place, please contact Raisa:


Phone: 07597 487 812

We also have more free courses and other employability support on offer from our Women Off to Work project.