Diploma in Adult Care L3 - Part Time

Part Time Day · Part Time Day/Eve · Health & Social Care · Bishop Auckland Campus

01 August 2022 - 31 July 2023
09:30 - 12:30
If you are aged 16 to 18 this course is free. Otherwise an Advanced Learner Loan is available.
Level 3
Taught at:
Bishop Auckland Campus

Course overview

This qualification develops the knowledge and skills needed when working in a lead adult care worker role in care settings. It covers a wide range of areas including supporting individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and health and social care procedures.

It is aimed at all those who already work in an adult care worker role in health and social care settings in England. Learners who enrol on the course must be working or volunteering in an adult care sector as you need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.

Course requirements

Minimum 4 GCSE’s at grades 9 - 4 (A* - C) or equivalent, including a C or above in Maths and English, or a Level 2 qualification in a relevant subject area. A clear criminal record check by the Disclosure and Barring Service. Individual circumstances will be considered. A role in an adult care sector is essential.

What will I do?

Attend 3 hours on a Monday morning for the online sessions so you will need time to attend these sessions from your place of work. You will complete a portfolio of evidence towards assessment. You will need to be observed in your setting within your job role for the demonstrate parts of the qualification.

What will it give me?

A qualification to progress into employment in residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, day centres or some clinical healthcare settings within job roles such as: Senior Care Support Worker. The qualification can usually be completed in 12–24 months.

Materials needed

The course is delivered on-line Monday mornings for 3 hours on Teams, you will need access to the internet and a device to access the online course, assessments will need to be submitted on Word so access to a laptop or PC is essential. We can support with this.

What can I do when I finish?

This course holds no UCAS points and is not designed for progression to Higher Education you can however progress to a Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care or Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services (England). Learners may also progress on to qualifications for management or lead practitioner roles in adult care, or to specialist qualifications reflecting the context in which they work.

What next?

If you would like to apply, please click the "Apply Now" section below and follow the steps. Thank you!

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