Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care CACHE Certificate Level 3

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Support and care for vulnerable adults with this programme. You will develop your knowledge of the duty of care and dementia. You’ll also learn to support individuals with learning disabilities. You will study an extra qualification in prevention and control of infection. In addition, you will gain practical experience through placement opportunities


Who is this course for?

If you’re in year 11 or 12 and are looking to take the next steps towards your career these courses are for you. Our vast selection of vocational courses span a range of subjects and combine academic study with practical skills. Study in industry standard facilities and use our industry links to prepare for progression.

Benefits / Skills

  • Increase your awareness of dementia and its impact on patients.
  • Handle sensitive information such as personal data and medical notes.
  • Apply person-centred approaches to your care.
  • Support individuals with learning disabilities.

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 4 including English. Maths at grade 3 will be considered depending on full GCSE profile.

Career Progression

Progression may include another level 3 qualification, an apprenticeship, or relevant employment.

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Course Details


32 weeks

Study Type

Full time

Start Date


Course Code


Course Fee (16-18)

No fee

Course Fee (Adult)

£811   You may be entitled to support with fees. Click here for more info.

Course Facts


Our courses range from residential care to palliative care and include work experience and placement opportunities including european residential trips.

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In 2019 there were over 6,800 Health and Social care jobs in Leeds (Emsi).

Student Testimonial

I am now a qualified adult nurse and still in touch with some of my tutors. I also frequently visit college to speak to students about my experience and offer advice.” - Amanda Rodriguez | Health and Social Care
School of Social Science
Leeds City College
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