NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care


Execute the care regimen and provide the individuals with the functional and intellectual assistance they require with the guidance of this tremendous NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care qualification. 

The NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care is regulated by Ofqual and allows you to obtain formal education online. This qualification will teach you the fundamentals of care and prepare you for work in the field. You will gain knowledge and awareness of the skills required to operate in the adult social care industry. You will also learn how to apply reflective practice for personal growth, the notion of duty of care, and how to recognise different forms of abuse, indications and symptoms of abuse, and strategies to protect individuals. 

This NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care will prepare you for a social care worker position. Communication, equality, diversity and inclusion, personal development, information management, health and safety, safeguarding, the duty of care, and person-centred methods are among the skills you’ll learn. 

Enrol now to demonstrate your excellent organisational abilities and evolve in the field of social care!

Learning Outcomes

  • Acknowledge the principles of communication, diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings.
  • Get extensive abilities in personal development, safeguarding and protection in health and social care.
  • Gain an in-depth perception of implementing duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings.
  • Heighten skills regarding the role of the social care worker.
  • Understand person-centred approaches in adult social care settings.
  • Handle information alongside health and safety in social care settings.

Guided Learning Hours

Guided Learning Hours estimate how much time a mentor, classroom facilitator, or other professional educator spends on average consulting with a student, either face to face or in real-time, to help the student achieve the course’s learning outcomes at a satisfactory level. 

GLH for this qualification is 190 hours.

Total Qualification Time

Total Qualification Time comprises of the Guided Learning Hours for the qualification and an estimate of the number of hours a learner will reasonably be likely to spend in preparation, study or any other form of participation in education or training, including assessment, which takes place as directed by – but not under the immediate guidance or supervision of – a lecturer, supervisor, Tutor or other appropriate providers of education or training.

TQT for this qualification is 210 Hours.

Method of Assessment

Each learner must create a portfolio of evidence generated from appropriate assessment tasks, which demonstrates achievement of all the learning outcomes associated with each unit. Upon completing each unit, learners must declare that the work produced is their own, and the Assessor will countersign this. 

The learner will complete internally assessed work in accordance with the qualification specification.

Who is this course for?

  • Students who wish to learn the essential skills needed in a social care setting
  • Individuals who want to prepare themselves for a better career opportunity
  • Individuals who wish to obtain an education at a higher level


This qualification is for students who want to learn more about the skills required to work effectively in the health and social care field. This qualification has no specified prerequisites. However, 

  • This qualification is intended for learners aged 16 and above. 
  • Learners who have previously completed a Level 2 certification may find it helpful.

Career Path

This certification will improve your chances of working in the social care environment and will help you get other higher education credentials.


To learn about what each qualification means, please check out this file.

To learn about the differences between Award, Diploma and Certificate, please read this file.

After enrolling, you will receive your log in details for our learning platform. Here you will find the resources, guidance, assignments and tips you need to succeed with your studies. You will get dedicated support from a student mentor who will provide you with the tips and guidance throughout the course. The mentor will guide you in understanding the guidance, learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the course and will also suggest additional study materials so that you can study the topics thoroughly. You will have a clear understanding of the requirements of each unit for getting qualified. You can contact with the mentor through email any time. After submitting all the assignments, you will get detailed feedback from our qualified assessor, if needed. It will help you prepare in the best possible way and find out any flaws that can prevent you getting qualified.

Yes, all the costs are included in the price. However, you may have to pay some extra for certain condition and qualification.

Yes. As well as being accredited by an industry leading Institute, your course is also regulated and approved by Ofqual, the governing body for Qualifications in the UK. This means you can study any of our courses safe in the knowledge that upon completion of your studies you will receive a certificate of your educational achievement which will be recognised globally.

To learn about the difference between CPD course and Regulated Qualification, please read this file.

UCAS points (also known as UCAS Tariff points) are a way of measuring the relative value of all post-16 qualifications in the UK.

Course Curriculum

Induction Form
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Registration Entry Form
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Unit 1: Principles of Communication in Adult Social Care Settings
Unit 2: Principles of Communication in Adult Social Care Settings
Unit 3: Principles of Diversity, Equality and Inclusion in Adult Social Care Settings
Unit 4: Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care
Unit 5: Principles for Implementing Duty of Care in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
Unit 6: Understand the Role of the Social Care Worker
Unit 7: Understand Person-centred Approaches in Adult Social Care Settings
Unit 8: Understand Health and Safety in Social Care Settings
Unit 9: Understand How to Handle Information in Social Care Settings
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