About this course
This course aims to guide and assess the development of knowledge, skills and competence relating to the health and social care workforce. It serves as the required qualification for registration and regulatory requirements in the social care sector and is based on the Health & Social Care National Occupational Standards.
- You must be aged over 16 and working on a paid basis in a health and social care role. This qualification is suitable for workers in Adult Health and Social Care Services in roles such as senior care assistants, support workers and key workers in residential settings, domiciliary services, community and primary care environments, day services and supported living projects.
- This qualification is also suitable for those working with individuals with more complex needs such as dementia, mental health needs, learning difficulties or addiction/dependency.