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Certificate in Social Care

Course Type: Distance Learning
Institute Name: College of Management and IT (CMIT)
Fee: On request
Course Locations: *Nationwide*
Application Deadline: Course Runs Regularly

Course Details

Course Details

This Social Care Course is designed to provide an understanding of the role of a carer and is aimed at people caring in the home setting as well as those entering social care on a professional basis. No prior qualification is required and the course is suited to people of all ages seeking to gain a more formal understanding of the principles of caring for others in a range of setting. The objectives of the course are: (1) to develop the student's knowledge and understanding of the role and skills of caring, (2) to explain the role of government and other agencies in providing and funding care, (3) to create an understanding of the health and safety aspects of care, and (4) to create and understanding of the principles of equality in providing care.

Your Tutor will support you throughout the duration of the course. You complete the course by undertaking activities and assignments. Our student support team are also available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that support is available for your course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.

By choosing to study this course with CMIT, Students have 24x7 access to CMIT eLearning for the duration of the course. This includes a comprehensive Course Manual, Video, Quizzes and personalised Tutor Support. The course documentation for this course is detailed and easy to read. You will also be able to upload assessments online and receive online feedback. You can use the eLearning system from any computer that has internet access.

 

Topics Covered in this Course


Unit 1: Introduction to the role of the carer

Types of caring roles

Who needs care and why

A carers role


Unit 2: Carers - The role of the Government

Definition of a carer

How the Government can help

The protection of vulnerable adults and children


Unit 3: Health and Safety in Care environments

Introduce the Care Quality Commission

Health and Safety

Risk Assessments

Security


Unit 4: Valuing People's Equality, Diversity and Rights

Definitions

Different types of discrimination

Principles of good practice

Discrimination- who is at risk

Where to get advice


Unit 5: Basic Care Skills

Factors to consider

Needs

The future

Working in the caring professional

 

Who should complete this course?

People considering a people-centre career such as a carer or healthcare workers, and those considering a career in social work, counselling, people management, marketing, teaching, or communications.

People who wish to gain an accredited qualification in sociology and wish to study at their own pace, and in their own time.


Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

None.


Assessment

This course is assessed through a series of tutor marked assignments. There is no exam with this course.


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