Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adult care) Level 3

What does the qualification cover?

This qualification provides an ideal taster for those who may be new to the sector or new to the world of health care. It is accessible to learners of all ages who may want to understand more about working in health and social care in an unsupervised capacity. It aims to introduce some basic concepts of caring and preparation for employment in the sector.

 Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care means you are ready to stand out to employers in the care profession and develop strong care skills and knowledge. Covering essential concepts in modern care, including the duty of care, safeguarding and advocacy, strategies for promoting wellbeing and techniques for special individual needs, this course will prepare you for a wide range of roles in healthcare.

It is a must-have for anyone taking the adult Advanced Health and Social Care Apprenticeship.

Who is it suitable for?

Anyone who wants to work in adult health and social care.

What are the entry requirements?

You should be at least 16 years old. We do not set any other entry requirements but colleges or training providers may have their own guidelines.

How many credits are required to complete it?

To achieve this qualification, the course has 58 credits, however you must achieve 35 credits.

How is it assessed?

It will be assessed by your tutor or assessor using a portfolio of evidence.

Do you need to be working to take the qualification?

No, this is a knowledge-only qualification.This qualification is designed for those who wish to work or are already working in health and social care settings in England.

How long does it take to complete?

The awarding body for this qualification stipulates that the diploma should be completed within 36 months, though most students will successfully finish the programme in approximately 12 months.

We are committed to supporting our students every step of their learning journey to finish the course as soon as possible. That is why you will be assigned a knowledgeable tutor who you can keep in touch with over the phone or email.

What related qualifications can you progress to?

The Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults).

Which type of job roles can you apply for on completion?

It does not qualify you to work but does complement a fuller programme of learning.

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