NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (Online)

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As the need for adult social care rises, it's important for care workers to have access to up-to-date support and guidance

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Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

This course runs for 5 weeks with one, two hour online session each week, you will also need to dedicate between 2-3 hours of self study per week.

Course Start Date: Tuesday 23 March 2021 (date subject to change)

Session Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm

Course Duration: A two hour session online Zoom session each week for five weeks

  • Session 1 - Tues 23 March
  • Session 2 - Tues 30 March
  • Session 3 - Tues 6 April
  • Session 4 - Tues 13 April
  • Session 5 - Tues 20 April

About this course

The need for adult social care continues to rise at a time when the system supporting that care is rapidly and significantly changing.

On our Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care course we provide essential support and up to date information on the most current approaches and procedures to enable care workers to provide adequate person-centred care including;

  • Learning efficient communication in adult social care
  • Understanding the principles of personal development in adult social care settings
  • Knowing the principles of safeguarding and health in adult social care
  • Examining person-centred approaches in adult social care
  • Understanding Health and Safety

If you’re already working in Adult Social Care or looking to progress your career in this direction don’t miss this unique opportunity to develop relevant skills and knowledge and gain a qualification.

Course Fee and Eligibility

The course is government funded and you will be required to meet the following criteria to qualify for funding,

  • Be over 19 years of age
  • Have proof of residency in the UK for at least three years and live in the Greater London area.
  • Be unemployed or on a career break
  • Be in receipt of a benefit such as Job Seekers Allowance or Universal Credit
  • Be employed/self-employed and earning up to £16k per year
  • Must have a full level 2 qualification

Please note: you will be required to provide proof of eligibility before we are able to confirm your booking.

If you don't meet the eligibility criteria, you have the option to pay a discounted rate of just £250 for the course.

During this period whilst we deliver training via a virtual classroom, learners will require access to a WIFI connection and a laptop, tablet or mobile device.


For further information, please contact or call 07521 642301 or 07751 658524.


Due to the pandemic we would like to update you on some innovative changes and measures that we are putting in place to make sure our customers are able to continue accessing training.

During this period we will deliver all of our courses via a virtual classroom. For each course interactive weekly sessions will be held with a course trainer via Zoom and participants will have access to all learning resources online. We will also enable you to arrange 1-2-1 sessions with your course trainer if additional assistance is required.

DCS remain committed to providing high quality training solutions to enable you to develop your knowledge and skills and further your career!

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