Award in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care Level 1

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Course code: HSC23/9893

This course is for learners who want to work in the Adult Health and Social Care sector, it is also for those who may hold qualifications in their own country but need to develop their knowledge and vocational vocabulary for the U.K. sector. It is for learners at ESOL Level 1 or above.

When and where


From 22 Apr 2024 to 15 Jul 2024
Mon 09:30-15:00

11 weeks

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22 Apr 2024

09:30 to 15:00

29 Apr 2024

09:30 to 15:00

13 May 2024

09:30 to 15:00

20 May 2024

09:30 to 15:00

03 Jun 2024

09:30 to 15:00

10 Jun 2024

09:30 to 15:00

17 Jun 2024

09:30 to 15:00

24 Jun 2024

09:30 to 15:00

01 Jul 2024

09:30 to 15:00

08 Jul 2024

09:30 to 15:00

15 Jul 2024

09:30 to 15:00



N22 6XD


Fees and concessions

Free. There is no tuition fee charged for this course.


Haringey Learns


What is this course about?

<p>This course is for higher intermediate level English learners or those from other countries who have a professional qualification in their own country or are working at Level 1. This course will enable you to develop the skills to work in the Health Care Sector. </p>

<p>This course will enable you to develop your English vocational language and increase your knowledge and skills related to a variety of settings including N.H.S., residential care, domiciliary care, dental care and adult social care. </p>

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Who is this course for?

<p>You must be aged 19 and over by the 31st of August 2023 and be eligible for publicly funded courses.</p>

Are there any entry requirements?

<p>Yes, you will either need to: • complete a Level 1 assessment • or have a Level 1 qualification or above in reading/writing/speaking and listening The class tutor may have an informal discussion with you to ensure this is the right class for you.</p>

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Do I need to have an interview before I can enrol?

<p>No you will not need to have an interview before you enrol if you have a Level one English writing, reading and speaking and listening exam pass.</p>

How will I be taught?

<p>You will be taught either face to face in the classroom and via Teams for Education  which you will be given access to. You will be taught using a range of methods including: Whole class – teacher delivery or on MS Teams </p>

<p>Independent assignments and homework </p>

<p>Small group work </p>

<p>Video, You Tube and other media </p>

<p>Quizzes and assessment</p>

<p>You will also be expected to complete assignments in class and via Teams for Education, creating and using a portfolio.</p>

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What feedback will I get?

<p>You will receive regular feedback from your tutor throughout the course, as and when appropriate. At the end of the course you and your tutor are asked to assess the progress you have made. Your tutor will give you verbal feedback as a group during the session, and written feedback on activities and work that you do. You will decide individual learning goals with your tutor and see your progress over the term by keeping an online folder of work.</p>

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How will I be able to give my views on the course?

<p>You will be able to talk to your tutor in one to one meetings about your learning. Your tutor will ask for your feedback as a group at different times over the course and you will also contribute to the course review. You will be able to formally record your views on the course at the end by completing an evaluation form. You may also complete GLA & OFSTED surveys. Other ways to give feedback include via your class representatives elected in class, through the online platform, the Edmodo App.</p>

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What course can I do next?

<p>You can gain entry level employment in the sector, whilst also going on to a specialist Level 2 qualification in either Health Sector or Adult Social Care.</p>

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Additional information

<p>It is very important for you to attend either your face to face or Teams for Education class regularly. If you are unable to attend a class, please notify your tutor. If you do not attend classes during the first week or fail to attend for three consecutive classes on the course without informing your tutor, you will lose your place of study.</p>

Assessment Method

<p>There will be regular on course assessment by both the tutor and your peers. There will also be formal assessment tasks for the awarding body, in order to gain a qualification these need to be submitted in a timely manner as agreed with your tutor. Your homework will be assessed and the tutor will give you either written or verbal feedback to support your progress. Other pedagogical tools used include peer and self-assessments.</p>

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Equipment Required

<p>Pencil, pens, dictionary and folder. You may be required to access a computer with internet access for independent learning at home or in the library, OLC (Open Learning Centre), during some classes and log on to the Teams for Education.</p>

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