logo_orangesmDiploma in Adult Care Level 4

QAN Number: 603/2517/3
Qualification review date: 31/12/2022
Guided Learning Hours (GLH) Minimum of 485 hours
Total Qualification Time (TQT) Minimum of 700 hours RQF level 4
Qualification credit value: 70 credits Minimum credits at/above level 68 credits

Assessment Requirements:

Portfolio of Evidence.
his 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 is designed to equip learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills required to work in a senior role with adults in an adult care setting. The qualification prepares learners to manage complex situations found in Adult Care, and to give advice and guidance to customers and service users of different care services, and is recognised by employers as conferring occupational competence at this level.

Entry Guidance

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. This qualification is suitable for those who work within the adult care sector. It provides Learners with an opportunity to demonstrate their skills and knowledge in a range of senior roles across the sector.

Progression Opportunities

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress into:

  • IAO Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care


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