The Waterside Centre
THU - 23/09/2021
13:00 to 16:00
10 week course
20+ Places Remaining
Course Overview

This Level 1 introductory course provides you with a basic knowledge of the adult social care sector. It covers the type of job roles and services within it, the role of communication and
the importance of valuing the individuals being cared for.

What will I learn?

All units within the qualification are mandatory and you will gain knowledge and understanding in the following areas:
• Introduction to the adult social care sector
• Values and principles of adult social care
• Skills and attitudes needed to work in adult social care
• Communication
• Roles and responsibilities in adult social care

How will the course be assessed?

Learners attend weekly sessions and engage in learning activities to support the learning outcomes. Progressing each week, learning will be structured towards completing both individual and group activities to increase knowledge and understanding which will be assessed using a range of methods.
Further support and learning can be accessed through the Moodle page, which will support the length of the course with activities, resources and further reading links.

Materials and other information

3 hours per week for 10 weeks.
Once enrolled onto the course via LAL enrolment, you will be contacted by your tutor with venue and days/times for attendance.
The Additional Learning Support Team work across college supporting students with a variety of learning needs in different ways. Support can be requested at enrolment or at any point throughout your course. For more information telephone 0333 0031717 or email als@lal.ac.uk
For more information on booking onto a course, telephone 0333 0031717
It would be useful to have a pen and paper so learners can make notes throughout the course.

Progression and Careers

• Regular submission of work that will be assessed and reviewed weekly.
• Learners will receive feedback in order to further develop their knowledge
• Learners will assess their knowledge at the start of the course and again at the end against the learning outcomes. This allows them to identify how much they have learnt and where they might need to do further study or research.
• Learners will also be supported to set an individual target(s) for the course based on personal goals and aspirations.


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