Diploma in Adult Care

Unlike the more general Level 3 Award in Health and Social Care, the Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care is tailored specifically towards caring for adults. Classed as an entry level qualification, the entry requirements for the course are not overly demanding, but the rewards of completion are.

Once qualified with a Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care, you can progress your career into a range of care roles that include:

Holding the qualification will demonstrate to potential employers  that you have the correct levels of knowledge and skills to undertake senior carer roles, which could include supervising other staff. This qualification is ideally suited for learners who are working as; senior care workers or personal assistant and who are looking to progress their care career further.

What Qualifications do I need to Study the Course?

As mentioned previously, this course is classed as an entry level course (equivalent to an A-Level), so the requirements for being able to study it are quite simple. You will need to be aged 16 or over, with a good understanding of English and some experience of secondary education.

If you already work within healthcare, the study of the course will prove to be very beneficial as you will be able to use your practical experience to further support your theoretical learning journey.

Ready to Enrol and start Studying the Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care?

£450.00£1,800.00

The NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care is designed for individuals who want a career in adult care.  Adult care has been getting a considerable amount of recognition in the last few years.

It is a great career choice for people who love assisting old people and help them enhance their lives for the better. Progression might seem slow at the beginning, however, with some experience, deserving individuals can progress onto higher positions.

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How do I study the course? Online. Where can I study from? UK or Internationally. Are there entry requirements? Aged 16 or above with good understanding of English, numeracy and ICT. What qualification do I get? ncfe cache Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care. What can I do with the qualification? Gain entry to higher level courses, or begin working in the sector. When can I enrol? At any time. How long is the course? You have up to 18 months to complete the course. 399 guided study hours in total.

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The NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care is designed for individuals who want a career in adult care.  Adult care has been getting a considerable amount of recognition in the last few years. As a result the need for proper adult care has also dramatically increased with a demand for qualified and highly trained adult care workers. It is a great career choice for people who love assisting old people and help them enhance their lives for the better. Progression might seem slow at the beginning, however, with some experience, deserving individuals can progress onto higher positions. The NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care is perfect for individuals who want to acquire in-depth knowledge on the role of a care worker along with the duties and responsibilities. Gain an understanding on how to promote communication, personal development, equality, inclusion, health, safety and wellbeing in a care setting. Learners will be educated on the process of cleaning, decontamination and waste management in a care setting to ensure a hygienic and safe environment for people in their care. This course is also focused on creating a care plan and on taking positive risks.  This course is split into 18 modules of study:
  • Promote Communication in Care Settings [H/615/7145].
  • Promote Effective Handling of Information in Care Settings [K/615/7146].
  • Promote Personal Development in Care Settings [M/615/7147].
  • Promote Person-centred Approaches in Care Settings [M/615/7150].
  • Promote Equality and Inclusion in Care Settings [T/615/7151].
  • Promote Health, Safety and Wellbeing in Care Settings [A/615/7152].
  • Responsibilities of a Care Worker [R/615/7142].
  • Duty of Care in Care Settings [F/615/7153].
  • Safeguarding and Protection in Care Settings [D/615/7144].
  • The Principles of Infection Prevention and Control [J/615/7154].
  • Causes and Spread of Infection [L/615/7155].
  • Cleaning, Decontamination and Waste Management [R/615/7156].
  • Move and Position Individuals in Accordance with their Care Plan [T/615/7229].
  • Support Positive Risk Taking for Individuals [M/615/7262].
  • Support Individuals to Maintain Personal Hygiene [K/615/7177].
  • Support Individuals to Access and Use Services and Facilities [A/615/7202].
  • Support Individuals with Specific Communication Needs [L/615/7320].
  • Support Use of Medication in Social Care Settings.
The NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care is a 580 TQT, 58-credit and 399-guided-learning-hour (GLH) qualification that consists of 9 mandatory units (28 credits) and from optional units (30 credits) to achieve a total of 58 credits. All units within these qualifications are internally assessed. The qualifications are criterion referenced, based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes.

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