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Work in Adult Social Care Level 1 Award

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Select Status Course Code Date Duration Time Location Costs
EnquirePlease Enquire PRGADULTNY1 Mon 2 Sep 2024 35 Weeks 09:30 - 13:30
Community House Ripon £ 479*
Exam: £70

* Fee remission may be available for this course, visit Fees and Funding for further information

Take the first step towards working in adult social care

This qualification develops a basic knowledge of the adult social care sector. It covers type of job roles, the role of communication and the importance of valuing the individuals being cared for.

You will learn about the following topics:

  • Introduction to the Adult Social Care Sector
  • Awareness of Communication in Adult Social Care
  • Introduction to the Values and Principles of Adult Social Care
  • Awareness of the Role and Responsibilities of the Adult Social Care Worker
  • Awareness of the Skills and Attitudes Needed to Work in Adult Social Care

During this course you will also work towards two other qualifications to improve your chances of gaining employment:

  • Essential Digital Skills (Entry 3)
  • Certificate in Progression (Entry 3)

It is expected that students will complete homework outside of the classroom.

Entry Requirements

  • You will have an initial assessment to ensure that you are on the correct course. 
  • Commitment to the full duration of the course is required.

Further Study

  • Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care Level 2 Certificate
  • Health and Social Care Level 2 Diploma
  • Essential Digital Skills (Level 1)

Part-time courses are term-time only.
See our term dates for further information.


Did you know that some of our courses are free if you earn less than £20,319 (£23,400 if you live in West Yorkshire, difference in qualifying earning amounts is due to local authority funding regulations).


Distance Learning call 01756 693 800 or email distancelearning@craven-college.ac.uk

Courses in the community call 01756 693 800 or email communitylearning@craven-college.ac.uk

All other Part-time courses call 01756 693 309 or email parttime@craven-college.ac.uk

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