Introduction to Adult Social Care (Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton)

(Women Only)

This short course will give you an introduction into working with adults in residential or domiciliary care. It is suitable for those who have not yet decided to pursue a career in adult social care and also for those students who feel they would benefit from improving their English before starting on training to work in adult social care.

Course Content

You will learn about what is involved in caring for adults in a domiciliary or care-home environment.

Safety Information
We want to keep you safe while you are at RHACC and as such all on-site classes will be run under strict social distancing guidelines with smaller class sizes and additional hygiene procedures in place. Please act responsibly and do not attend the class if you display any of the symptoms of Covid-19 or have been in recent contact with someone who has. Please see government advice here.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course you must be 19 or over on 31st August prior to the course start date.

there are no entry requirements

First Class Requirements

Notebook and black pen

Attendance Requirements

you must commit to attending every week, on time

Assessment Methods

you will write assignments and your tutor will assess your progress against learning outcomes for the course and your individual goals.

Further Study Options

once you have completed this course your tutor will assess you to see if you can progress to the Level 1 Preparing to Work in Adult Care. In some cases learners can gain employment and progress straight to the level 2 qualification in Adult Care.

Additional Information

Some of our courses are now delivered through remote learning, including video conferencing (using Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Skype) and email contact with your tutor.

If your course is indicated as an ONLINE COURSE, you will need either a PC (with a camera and microphone), laptop, tablet, smartphone and access to the internet to be able to join the lessons. Lessons will run at the published time – so be ready and set up to join in.

We hope you will enjoy this new approach to learning – many of our learners have commented on how they are enjoying the classes and have improved their IT and digital skills in the process.

Please don't worry if some of this is new to you - you are not alone! See here for guidance on how to use our simple software. If you are experiencing any problems with connection or installing software for your online class please contact our eLearning support team via the Student Intranet Portal: We are here to help you.