logo_orangesmDiploma in Adult Care Level 3

QAN Number: 603/2535/5
Qualification review date: 31/12/2022
Guided Learning Hours (GLH): Minimum 309 hours
Total Qualification Time (TQT): 580 hours
RQF level 3
Qualification credit value: 58 credits. Minimum credits at/above level 43 credits

Assessment Requirements:

Portfolio of Evidence.
This qualification is internally assessed and internally quality assured by Centre staff and externally quality assured by Innovate Awarding External Quality Advisors (EQAs).

Aims and Objectives of the Qualification

This qualification develops the knowledge and skills needed when working in a senior role with adults in adult care environments. It covers a wide range of areas including supporting individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and care procedures.

It develops the knowledge and skills required for working in a senior role with adults in adult care environments.

Entry Guidance

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. This qualification is suitable for those who work, or who are looking to work within the adult care sector. It provides learners with an opportunity to demonstrate their competence in a wide range of job roles.

Progression Opportunities

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress into employment in a senior role in the adult care sector. Learner could also progress to further qualifications in management and leadership, either in a generic context or specific to the adult care sector.


For details on eligibility for government funding please refer to the following websites: http://www.education.gov.uk/section96/ https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/skills-funding-agency

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