CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care – RQF

Course code: CACHE009

Do you have an interest in caring for people? Is your desired career to become an adult social carer? With this course you can learn about just that, from home!

  • Fully recognised CACHE qualification.
  • Learn how to communicate to older adults in social care.
  • Understand the terms equality, diversity and inclusion.
  • Study how you can help someone’s personal development.
  • Explore the role of the social carer and define their duties.
  • Understand the health and safety legislation that is put in place for people in social care.
  • Understand the different person-centred approaches.
  • FREE access to the CACHE Alumni for 2 years when you enrol on your course.
Course Overview

This Level 3 certificate will give you the chance to develop skills and knowledge in preparing to work in adult social care.

Learn how to handle information and explain the use of safeguarding in social care with this course. Explore the duty of care for someone that works in social care!

Course Duration

Up to 12 months

Study Hours

Approximately 190 hours

Course Outcome

You will receive your NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course


Tutor-marked portfolio of evidence

Course Content
  • Communication
  • Relationships
  • Comparing ways to communicate
  • Communication methods
  • Responding
  • People from different backgrounds
  • Barriers
  • Strategies
  • Support services
  • Team confidentially
  • Day to day communication
  • Potential tension
  • Seek advice
  • Reflective practice
  • Improving the quality of service provided
  • Standards
  • Values, belief systems and experiences
  • Feedback
  • Personal development plan
  • Sources of support
  • Roles of others
  • Benefits of a personal development plan
  • Discrimination
  • Promoting equality
  • Supporting diversity
  • Key legislation
  • Codes of practice
  • Consequences
  • Beliefs, culture values and preferences
  • Inclusive practice and practice
  • Challenging discrimination
  • Raising awareness
  • Supporting others
  • Physical abuse
  • Sexual abuse
  • Emotional/ psychological Abuse
  • Institutional abuse
  • Self-neglect
  • Neglect by others
  • Actions to take
  • National policies and local systems
  • Safeguarding
  • Failures to protect
  • Person-centred values
  • Active participation
  • Complaints procedures
  • Unsafe procedures
  • Duty of care
  • Safeguarding
  • Potential conflicts
  • Manage risks
  • Additional support and advice
  • Complaints
  • Agreed procedures for handling complaints
  • Working relationships
  • Personal relationships
  • Agreed ways of working
  • Working in partnership
  • Resolving conflicts
  • Accessing support and advice
  • Person-centred approaches
  • Values
  • Care plan
  • Complex and sensitive situation
  • Individual’s changing needs or preferences
  • Consent
  • Active participation
  • Holistic needs
  • Approaches to support
  • Influencing individual’s choices
  • Self-image
  • Self- esteem
  • Risk assessment
  • Health and safety
  • Policies and procedures
  • Training
  • Additional support
  • Risk assessment
  • Accidents and sudden illness
  • Procedures
  • First aiders
  • Hygiene prevention methods
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Safe moving and handling protection
  • Not following a care plan
  • Hazardous substances
  • Environmental safety
  • Emergency plan
  • Managing stress
  • Handling medication
  • Food safely
  • Legislation and codes
  • Handling information
  • Up to date records
  • Storing information
  • Security
  • Supporting others