About the course
This course is for those who wish to work or are working in a lead adult care worker role with adults in health and social care settings. This qualification aims to 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.
- supporting individuals with dementia
- promoting mental health and well-being
Learners must achieve a total of 58 credits for the Diploma, with 35 of these credits being at Level 3 or above. All learners will need to complete the 9 mandatory units, thereby achieving a total of 28 credits. Learners will need to complete a minimum of 30 credits from the optional units.
- You will be awarded with NCFE CACHE LEVEL 3 Diploma in Adult Care.
- After completing this course, you can to the Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care or the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care.
- Learners may also progress onto qualifications for management or lead practitioner roles in adult care, or to specialist qualifications reflecting the context in which they work.
- You can 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 or lead Personal Assistant.
- Open days
- Chats with current and past students
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
- When does the course starts: flexible starting dates?
- What is the length of the course? 9-12 months
- Where will I study? Hybrid (online or face to face)
- How will be graded? Achieved or not yet achieved.
- What is the course fee: The course fee is £1,200 and the deposit of £300 is required before sessions begin. The rest of the payment can be made in instalments. To find out if you are eligible for government funding, visit this website https://www.gov.uk/advanced-learner-loan/eligibility