Cache L3 Diploma in Adult Care – January start

Overview

This part-time qualification 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. This qualification also aligns to the Apprenticeship Standard for Lead Adult Care Worker.

The course is suitable for adult learners age 19+ and may be free if you do not already have a work-focused qualification at Level 3.

Course Content - What will I learn?

You will need to achieve a total of 58 credits for the Diploma, with 35 of these credits being at Level 3 or above. You will need to complete the 9 mandatory units, thereby achieving a total of 28 credits with a further 30 credit from the optional units.

While you study, you must be working, volunteering or on a practical placement within a healthcare setting, as you will need to show competence in both knowledge and skills. You should complete at least 50-70 hours of practical experience across the course.

What Next?

You could 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, Lead Personal Assistant Worker

Potential careers:

  • Radiographer
  • Care Home Manager
  • Childminder
  • Counsellor
  • Health Psychologist
  • Probation Officer
  • Social Worker
  • Substance Misuse Worker
  • Youth & Community Worker

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Fees

16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

For all two year courses fees shown above are per year.

Aged 19+ and planning to take a level 3 or above a different fee may apply. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan.

All HE courses (full and part time) are subject to tuition fees.

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Contact our Admissions team to find out more about student fees and how they might apply to you.

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