Preparing to Work in Adult Health & Social Care

This course is classroom-based and is aimed at those who wish to work within the care sector.

Learners will complete a portfolio of their work, which can be completed with the use if IT. Those who pass the Level 1 criterion will receive a BTEC Level 1 certificate, others who do not meet the full criteria will receive a LCT certificate at an award ceremony at the end of their learning. Learners will be offered an IAG session with NCS advisor to develop their CV and a guaranteed interview with Brunel Care on a volunteer basis. This course will be delivered over 30 learning hours, over two consecutive weeks. Learning outcomes include:

  • Identify 3-5 different settings in the Adult Care sector
  • Identify and explain 3-5 values and principles of Adult Social Care
  • Carry out a self-assessment to identify you own skills and values needed to work in Adult Social Care
  • Identify two barriers to communication and how you can overcome these
  • Explain the meaning of an ‘informal career’

Target learners for this course would be those that do not have posses a Level 2 qualification (GCSE, O-Level, etc.) and unemployed/returning to work.

This course consists of seven sessions across two weeks. Week 1 will begin Monday 16th April 2018 and run though until the Thursday; Week 2 will run from Monday to Wednesday 25th April 2018.

To enrol, please contact Alyssa Baldry – Local Learning on 0117 9022288 or

Further information: See website


16 Apr 2018


10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Local Learning Bristol


Local Learning Bristol
Stapleton Road, Bristol BS5 0NW, UK
Local Learning Bristol


Local Learning Bristol
0117 902 2288