Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care

This qualification develops the knowledge and skills for all those who wish to work in a senior role with adults in Health and Social Care settings in England. It covers a wide range of areas including supporting individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and health care procedures.

Entry requirements


There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification but learners will need to be at least 16 years of age.
The learner will have to have a workplace.
For the learner without a work placement we can assist them in finding one.

Qualification achievement

To be awarded the Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care learners must achieve a minimum of 58 credits.

A total of 28 credits will be achieved from the mandatory units.

The remaining 6 credits will be achieved from the optional units.

Unit 01 Promote communication in care settings
Unit 02 Promote effective handling of information in care settings
Unit 03 Promote personal development in care settings
Unit 04 Promote person-centred approaches in care settings
Unit 05 Promote equality and inclusion in care settings
Unit 06 Promote health, safety and wellbeing in care settings
Unit 07 Responsibilities of a care worker
Unit 08 Duty of care in care settings
Unit 09 Safeguarding and protection in care settings

The remaining 30 credits will be achieved from the optional units.
The assessor and the learner choose the optional units considering the job description of the learner.


Assessment of the qualification
To achieve the Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care, learners must successfully demonstrate their achievement of all learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the units as detailed in this qualification specification.

The qualification assesses the knowledge and performance of the learner in the workplace.
The knowledge will be assessed with the help of questions and answers, case studies, discussions with the assessors, recognition of prior learning and other methods that might be to the advantage of the learner.
To assess the performance of the learner, a work placement is need so the Assessor can conduct at least two observations for the learner. The learner might need to provide pieces of evidence produced in the workplace.
For the learner without a work placement we can assist them in finding one.
You can usually complete it in a year.

What are the progression opportunities?
On completion learners can progress to a wide range of job roles depending on the pathway taken. residential care
• Senior care support workers in residential settings
• Senior healthcare assistants in community and primary care environments
• Senior healthcare assistants / support workers in acute health environments
• Senior care support workers in domiciliary services or supported living
• Senior care support workers in day services
• Community-based senior support workers, including those working in specialist areas e.g. dementia, learning disabilities

This qualification provides a direct progression route to the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services

Price
£1000
Instalment plan: £50 first payment , and instalments between £50 and £100/ month, you decide.