Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (Level 3)





4-6 Month


The Focus Awards

Awarding body

Funding options

19+ Adult Loan


Accredited By

Learning Methods


Blended Learning

Course Review

Mandatory Units

  • Understand how to handle information in social care settings
  •  Understand health and safety in social care settings
  •  Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings
  •  Principles of communication in adult social care settings
  •  Principles of personal development in adult social care setting

Common Optional Units

  • Understand person-centred approaches in adult social care settings
  • Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in adult social care settings
  • Principles for Implementing Duty of Care in adult social care settings
  • Understand the role of the social care worker

Job Sector

  • Adult health and social care

Business Benefits

  • Creates better preventative care
  • Reinforces importance of inclusion, communication and personal development
  • Relevant to a wide variety of people and care settings
  • Provides assurances that employees are well trained

Learner Benefits

  • Achieve a nationally recognised level 3 Certificate
  • Furthers personal and professional development
  • Flexible Study Times & Delivery Methods
  • Receive a set of high-quality learner support materials
  • Receive support from a dedicated team of qualified assessors/tutors
  • Available fully funded through the Advanced Learner Loan