logo_orangesmDiploma Care

QAN Number: 603/2524/0
Qualification Review date: 31/12/2022
Guided Learning Hours (GLH): Minimum 269 hours
Total Qualification Time (TQT): 460 hours
RQF level 2
Qualification credit value: 46 credits
Minimum credits at/above level: 46 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

The Level 2 Diploma in Adult Care is designed to guide and assess the development of knowledge and skills relating to the adult care workforce. The qualification contains a wide range of optional units which will allow opportunity for competence to be demonstrated in a wide range of contexts.

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 within an adult care setting, or to further qualifications such as:

  • IAO Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care


For details on eligibility for government funding please refer to the following websites:



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