Adult Care - Level 3

Course Code: SC1FE307

Next available course:

Start DateLocationDuration / Fees
14/01/2019University Centre20 Weeks / £2882.00Enquire

Course Overview

This qualification provides an in-depth understanding of the knowledge and skills required when working directly with adults in a health and social care setting. This course is designed specifically for adult learners who are either already working or are able to volunteer in a health and social care setting.  It will support you to gain employment and/or further your career working with adults in health and social care. Within this course, not only will you gain a Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care you will also gain a wide variety of skills that will support you in your career.  You will acquire a bank of knowledge relevant to your role and also learn a range of strategies surrounding communication, dementia and mental health. All classes are taught by specialist tutors with a wealth of experience in the sector.  All tutors engage in regular updating of skills within the industry and research to ensure currency of practice and information. The part time programme design means that our provision is ideal for adults wishing to embark on a career change but who have other employment or family commitments.  The choice of class times is designed to accommodate family life. 

Entry Requirements

To do this course you must have written confirmation from a suitable provider that they are willing to provide you with a relevant weekly work placement for the duration of your course.

Qualification Obtained

Diploma in Adult Care

Career Options and Progression

Modules and Assessment

Teaching and Learning Methods

Attendance at College consists of weekly 4.5 hour sessions throughout your course.

Teaching is delivered in groups and supported by group activities and discussions. One-to-one support is also provided.

When you start the course we will assign you a progress tutor who will support you in collating your written evidence, and an assessor who will attend your placement and assess your competence in the workplace. Your assessor will carry out at least three workplace assessments and will also engage you in professional discussions .

Work Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of any courses within the College are approved to teach and/or assess the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering and/or assessing a given programme are appropriately qualified, with relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Regulation and Accreditation

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