An Introduction to Working in Social Care

(3 hours)

“The course was excellent. I learnt so much. The tutors via email and on the telephone were excellent and very helpful.” Mrs M

Whether you’re looking to find a part-time position in social care or use it as a stepping stone towards a full-time position in the care sector, our course will give you all the tips you need to stand out from the crowd and give you the best chance of securing your goal. Working in social care is very rewarding, and this course will give you the basic knowledge needed and also give you a certificate to put onto your CV and show your future employer that you are serious and committed to getting the position.

Course Contents

·         Lesson 1: Why Choose a Career in Care

·         Lesson 2: Soft Skills Required in Care

·         Lesson 3: A Day In The Life

·         Lesson 4: Promotion of Health & Wellbeing in Social Care

·         Lesson 5: Infection & Prevention

·         Lesson 6: Safeguarding

·         Lesson 7: Equality & Diversity

· Lesson 8: Job Roles and Requirements in Social Care

· Lesson 9: Progression and Qualifications Available in Social Care

· Lesson 10: Interview Preparation

The course will provide you with details about the experience of working in Social Care and how the well-being of the surrounding people is vital in this area of work. You will learn about the job roles social care provides and how being an employee can potentially help you progress in your career along with attaining new qualifications.

Our Method

We use the online learning suite Moodle to enable you to learn both from the comfort of your own home or any other location.

24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year!


Free tutor support 6 days a week online, by phone, email, or live chat.


Gain a certificate for each course you complete to demonstrate your new skills; for a new employer, to evidence your professional development, or for personal interest.


Practical tasks in each course to aid your understanding.

To Enrol

If you are interested in the course above or want to find out more about our exciting range of courses please fill in the form below.

Our Delivery Partners

Skills 365 – part of The Thrive Tribe group

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Skills 365