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Are you passionate about caring for others and making a positive difference in their lives? Our Diploma in Adult Care Level 3 is the perfect qualification for learners who work in adult care settings in England. This occupational qualification is ideal for individuals who have a key role in the delivery of care and support or have supervisory responsibilities for others.
With this qualification, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to thrive in a variety of roles, including Lead Adult Care Worker, Lead Personal Assistant, Key Worker, Domiciliary Care Worker, Senior Care Assistant, and Support Worker.
Our Diploma in Adult Care Level 3 is a comprehensive qualification that covers all the essential knowledge and skills you need to excel in your career in adult care. The qualification includes mandatory units that cover core competencies such as effective communication, safeguarding, promoting person-centred practice, promoting health and safety, and supporting infection control and prevention. Additionally, the qualification offers a range of optional units that can be combined in flexible ways to reflect the real working context of different learners.
With our commitment to providing high-quality education and career development opportunities, we are confident that our learners will achieve their goals and reach their full potential. Upon completion of the Diploma in Adult Care Level 3, learners can progress to the City & Guilds Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care or the City & Guilds Level 5 Diploma in Leading and Managing an Adult Care Service providing they are in an appropriate job role.
How The Course Will Be Assessed
At our college, we understand that assessments can be a daunting part of any qualification, which is why we aim to provide a supportive and encouraging learning environment. The Diploma in Adult Care Level 3 is a competence-based qualification that is assessed through a portfolio of evidence.
To achieve the qualification, learners must have a completed portfolio of evidence that covers the assessment criteria for each unit. Our assessment strategy is designed to ensure that candidates are measured against the learning outcomes and assessment criteria described in each unit of the qualification.
Our experienced assessors will guide you through the assessment process and provide feedback to help you improve your performance and achieve your goals. With our commitment to providing high-quality education and career development opportunities, we are confident that our learners will achieve their goals and reach their full potential.
We follow the Skills for Care and Development Assessment Principles, which provide a framework for fair, valid, and reliable assessment of competence-based qualifications. Our approach to assessment is designed to ensure that you have the knowledge, skills, and confidence to make a real difference in people’s lives.
39 credits for Mandatory units
- Responsibilities and ways of working in adult care settings/services
- Safeguarding and protection in adult care settings/services
- Understanding mental capacity and restrictive practice
- Understanding duty of care
- Effective communication in adult care settings/services
- Handling information in adult care settings/services
- Promoting and implementing person-centred practice
- Supporting individuals with their health and wellbeing
- Promoting equality, diversity, inclusion and human rights in adult care settings/services
- Promoting health and safety in adult care settings/services
- Supporting infection control and prevention and control in adult care settings/services
- Implementing health and safety in adult care settings/services
- Continuous development when working in an adult care worker role
- Understanding personal wellbeing
Optional units 19 credits which can be chosen from a variety of units offered.