Adult Care - Level 3 (Evening)
Course Code: SC2FE409
Advance your career in the care sector with the Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care. This qualification develops the knowledge and skills needed to be an effective lead care worker within adult care settings. It not only supports future employment opportunities, but also progression to our Foundation Degree Health and Social Care. Attendance is once a week for 3 hours (Wednesday 6-9pm), term time only, for 30 weeks. You will also need to be either working or volunteering within the adult care sector for at least 6 hours a week. The course is delivered by industry specialists, with access to continued online support to help in completing your assignments. You will also be assigned a College assessor, to assist in completing the observations and discussions that take place within your placement setting.
You must be at least 19 to apply for this course and have either a paid or voluntary placement - which relates to adult care - for a minimum of 6 hours a week. You must also have achieved a level 2 qualification, which relates to adult care.
Teaching and Learning Methods
You will attend College for a 3-hour session on Wednesdays (6-9pm), weekly (term-time only) for 30 weeks. Within these sessions there will be tutor delivery, question and answers, discussion, observation, group work tasks and individual tasks. It is expected that you will complete a minimum of 4.5 hours independent study, each week, outside of the class, to complete your assignments.
Industry Placement and Field Trips
Other Costs and Equipment Needed
All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.
Read our tuition fees guide.