Course description

This course will introduce you to the Adult Social Care sector and explore the roles and responsibilities of an Adult Social Care Worker. It will also focus on the skills and attitudes needed to work in Adult Social Care, and the values and principles that underpin working in this sector. This course would be suitable for individuals looking to progress into employment or further learning opportunities around health and social care.

On completion of this course, you will achieve:

  • NCFE Level 1 Award in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

What can this course lead to?

This course could lead to progress onto courses for a range of careers, including in adult social care or as a support worker.

Want to learn more?

You can find out more about Northern College and the courses on offer at one of our Open Events.


Northern College, Yorkshire

Course session dates

Session dates for 4 November 2022 - 11 December 2022

  • Friday 04 Nov 2022 to Friday 04 Nov 2022
  • Friday 11 Nov 2022 to Sunday 13 Nov 2022
  • Friday 18 Nov 2022 to Friday 18 Nov 2022
  • Friday 25 Nov 2022 to Friday 25 Nov 2022
  • Friday 02 Dec 2022 to Friday 02 Dec 2022
  • Friday 09 Dec 2022 to Sunday 11 Dec 2022

Course fees and funding support


* This course is fully funded for eligible students.

If you are not eligible, the cost of the course is £150.00. If you choose to stay residentially, and you are not eligible via the residential funding assessment, there will be an additional fee to pay. The vast majority of students are eligible to study and stay residentially for free and we will confirm when you apply.