Adult Care - Level 3
Course Code: SC2FE175
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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 Adult 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.
In order to access this course the following entry requirements must be met:
Written confirmation from a suitable placement that they are willing to provide you with a placement on a weekly basis for the full duration of the course. You should also have some experience working or volunteering in the health and social care sector. It is recommended that you have completed your Level 2 in Health and Social Care before progressing on to this course.
Modules and Assessment
Teaching and Learning Methods
You will attend College for a 3 hour session each week, during term time, from September 2018 until June 2019. These sessions will include group delivery and group activities and discussions with 1-1 support also provided. You will be assigned a group tutor who will support you in the collation of your written evidence and an assessor who will attend your placement and assess your competence in the workplace. It is anticipated that your assessor will conduct a minimum of 3 workplace assessments and that you will also undergo professional discussions with your assessor.
Work Placement and Field Trips
Other Costs and Equipment Needed
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.
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