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:
- Lead Adult Care Worker
- Lead Personal Carer
- Domiciliary Care Worker
- Senior Care Worker
- Support Worker
- Key Worker
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.