This qualification is aimed at learners aged 19+, and will support the development of staff in a number of job roles in the adult care sector. It will support learners to develop specialist knowledge and skills in their area of responsibility and enable learners to promote a values-based culture within their setting.
Level 3 Qualification in Health and or Social Care Sector
• Working in a Care environment, voluntary or paid employment
• Math and English Functional Skills level 2 or equivalent
• Senior care level experience or qualification
You will undertake an initial assessment before enrolling on the course to ensure you have the necessary background knowledge, understanding and skills to undertake the learning and assessment at level 4. There is an element of self-study and research which is mandatory.
It covers a wide range of topics including:
The qualification contains both mandatory and optional units allowing you to tailor the qualification to meet your needs, interests, preferred progressions paths and the context of your job role.
The qualification could lead to progression to the Level 5 Diploma in Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services Adult pathway qualifications.
The qualification will enable learners to progress into employment in settings such as residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, day centres, an individual’s own home or some clinical healthcare settings.
Learners can progress into a number of lead practitioner job roles within the adult care sector, such as:
Success Rates on courses for 16-18 year-olds nearly 7% better than national average*