RQF Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care

Course overview

The Level 3 Diploma in Adult care was previously known as the NVQ Level 3 Health and Social Care or Health and Social Care level 3.

If you are currently working in care and have achieved level 2 Health and Social care then this is the next level to complete. If you do not have level 2 but you work as a senior carer and looking at progressing your career in care then this is the right course for you. This is an RQF 58 credit course completed within 6 to 12 months.
Opportunity to progress to level 4.
The course covers a wide range of criteria in care which includes but not limited to: supporting individuals with their physical needs, emotional care support, tasks that promotes daily living needs and care procedures.

Funding and Payment options:
DWP and Jobcentre Plus:
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If Self funding:
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Achieving the RQF Level 3 in Adult care

opens the doors for you to not only work within the health and social care sector, but upon gaining the health and social care qualification can also lead you to working within the healthcare sector. 

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Course structure

Entry requirementThe Level 3 Diploma in Adult care was previously known as the NVQ Level 3 Health and Social Care or Health and Social Care level 3.

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification however Learners must be at least 19 years or over to be registered into the course.

Method of Assessment:
This is a competence-based RQF level 3 Adult in Social Care qualification, learner’s ability to competently perform a range of tasks connected with their work is mandatory in order to complete the qualification. 

Support facility available:
24/7 online access available upon registration, including planned Tutor support.
Online e-learning platform is used to support learner while on the programme.
Tutors are all sector expert with over 30 years experience of working and delivering within the Health and Social Care sector.

Method of Payment
Skills for Care Funding or
Self funding available with the option of installment plan.

All fees paid for the qualification includes e-portfolio allocation, Tutor support, research and support materials, Certificate issue, Learner support if raised and identified, upon signing up for the qualification agreed break in learning and qualification can be issued upon request as soon as possibly noticed.

Career Progression:
  • Senior Support Worker
  • Senior Carer
  • Opportunity to progress into doing the level 4 or the leadership and management qualification in Health and Social Care.
  • It can be used as Access to Higher Education (HE) Diplomas into Nursing school 
  • Gain voluntary work in local residential care homes or Domiciliary care
  • The knowledge gained after completing this course can be transferred into the Apprenticeship programme of Lead Adult Social Care, although other components of the Apprenticeship programme will need to be completed and passed in other to gain the Apprenticeship qualification .

Mandatory units

  • Promote personal development in care settings
  • Safeguarding and protection in care settings
  • Promote health, safety and wellbeing in care settings
  • Promote communication in care settings
  • Responsibilities of a care worker
  • Duty of care in care settings
  • Promote equality and inclusion in care settings
  • Promote person-centred approaches in care settings
  • Promote effective handling of information in care settings
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