These qualifications aim to introduce knowledge around the following areas relating to working in adult social care:
• Communication
• Equality, diversity and inclusion
• Personal development
• Role of the social care worker
• Handling information  
• Health and safety
• Safeguarding
• Duty of care
• Person centred approaches
They do not confirm competence but relate to the knowledge elements covered in the mandatory units of the Health and Social Care Diploma at L2 and L3. They can be used as stand alone qualifications or as part of the Apprenticeship in Health & Social Care at Level 2.