Adult Social Care

Our fully-funded Level 2 Adult Social Care qualification offers the skills and knowledge to provide professional support. Boost employment prospects with growing demand for social care workers and stay up-to-date with training for current carers.

Course Description

Obtaining a fully-funded Level 2 Adult Social Care qualification provides a wealth of benefits for anyone interested in pursuing a career in the social care sector. This qualification will equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge to deliver quality care and support to individuals in a professional and compassionate manner.

With the growing demand for skilled workers in the social care sector, having a Level 2 Adult Social Care qualification can greatly enhance your employment prospects, and pave the way for a rewarding career helping vulnerable individuals within society.

It is also a beneficial way for carers currently working to stay on top of their training by learning the most up-to-date information.

What Does an Adult Social Care Level 2 Qualification Cover?

Unit 1: Principles of Communication in Adult Social Care Settings

In this particular unit, you will explore the significance of effective communication within adult social care settings, alongside the aspect of maintaining confidentiality within such settings. You will acquire knowledge on ways to overcome communication barriers and understand how to cater to the unique communication needs, preferences and desires of the individuals under your care.

Unit Two: Principles of Personal Development in Adult Social Care Settings

Throughout this unit, you will examine the essential criteria for performing well in adult social care positions, and discover how a personal development plan can have a positive impact on an individual's growth and progress. Additionally, you will delve into the various learning activities that can assist in enhancing an individual's knowledge and skill set.

Unit Three: Principles of Diversity, Equality and Inclusion in Adult Social Care Settings

By completing this unit, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the significance of diversity, equality and inclusion within an adult social care environment. Moreover, you will acquire knowledge on how to work inclusively and effectively, as well as how to seek out relevant information, advice and support concerning these fundamental aspects of diversity, inclusion and discrimination.

Unit Four: Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care

You will learn the necessary skills to detect potential indications of abuse, react appropriately to allegations or suspicions of abuse, decrease the chances of abuse occurring, and acknowledge and report hazardous practices. In addition, this unit will provide you with an understanding of the national and local framework for safeguarding and protection from abuse.

Unit Five: Introduction to Duty of Care in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings

You will examine the implications associated with duty of care and the available support for addressing any ethical dilemmas that may arise. You will develop knowledge on how to respond to complaints effectively and work in accordance with agreed procedures for managing complaints.

Unit Six: Understand the Role of the Social Care Worker

This unit investigates the various forms of working relationships present within social care settings and highlights the significance of collaborative work with others. Additionally, you will assess the importance of adhering to employer-approved methods of working to ensure compliance with workplace policies and procedures.

Unit Seven: Understand Person-Centred Approaches in Adult Social Care Settings

You will examine various person-centred approaches to providing care and support within adult social care settings. You will learn how to effectively implement these approaches, the significance of obtaining consent when providing care or support, and how to assist individuals in making informed choices. Furthermore, you will gain an understanding of how to encourage active participation and promote the overall well-being of individuals.

Unit Eight: Understand Health and Safety in Social Care Settings

This unit delves into the fundamental aspects of health and safety within social care settings, including the diverse roles and responsibilities associated with it. You will gain knowledge on conducting risk assessments, responding to accidents and sudden illnesses, minimizing the spread of infections, manoeuvring and operating equipment, and safely transporting individuals. Additionally, you will learn about hazardous substances, environmental safety procedures, stress management, the proper handling of medication, and safe food handling and storage practices in adult social care settings.

Unit Nine: Understand How to Handle Information in Social Care Settings

This unit will explore the importance of securely managing information within social care settings and the various means of obtaining support for managing such information.

How is the Qualification Delivered?

The level 2 qualification is entirely online-based and can be accessed via an E-learning platform. Expertly trained tutors are available throughout your studies to provide guidance, evaluate assignments, and offer feedback on your progress. This ensures that you have the necessary support to understand the content of the qualification and achieve your learning objectives.

How is the Qualification Assessed?

Assessments are carried out exclusively online, and upon submitting your work, it will be reviewed and evaluated by an assigned assessor. The assessor will provide valuable feedback on your performance, which will help you improve your understanding of the course material and ultimately attain your qualification.

Modules Covered

1 - Principles of Communication 
2 - Principles of Personal Development 
3 - Principles of Diversity, Equality and Inclusion 
4 - Principles of Safeguarding and Protection 
5 - Introduction to Duty of Care 
6 - Understand the Role of the Social Care Worker 
7 - Understand Person-Centred Approaches 
8 - Understand Health and Safety 
9 - Understand How to Handle Information 


Fully Accredited 

This course is nationally accredited!  

We are partnered with the nation's leading colleges and training providers across the United Kingdom. This means many of our qualifications, including this one, are nationally recognised.  

This course is nationally accredited! It has been quality checked by an external awarding body to ensure you get the best possible results. 


  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification 
  • Evidence your competency to employers 
  • Learn how to handle hazardous substances and medication 
  • Further your personal and professional development 
  • Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college 


Is this course for me?  

This course is fully funded and available to anyone who falls within the eligibility requirements below:  

• Age 19+  

• EU / UK Resident for 3+ years  

• Not enrolled on another government funded course 


Please call 02039003091 if you have any questions about our courses!  

Course fee

Adult Social Care

Our fully-funded Level 2 Adult Social Care qualification offers the skills and knowledge to provide professional support. Boost employment prospects with growing demand for social care workers and stay up-to-date with training for current carers.

Level 2
Short Course
Tutor Support
Online Based

Course fee