Diploma in Adult Social Care – Level 3 Diploma


Studying for a Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care means you are ready to stand out to employers in the care profession and develop strong care skills and knowledge. Covering essential concepts in modern care, including the duty of care, safeguarding and protection, strategies for promoting well-being and techniques for special individual needs, this course will prepare you for a wide range of roles in healthcare.

If you already work in a care-based position, this qualification will endorse your competencies for senior-level roles in hospitals, domiciliary care, community support and other care settings. This certified adult care course would also allow you to pursue self-employed opportunities in private care roles, for example.

The course requires a placement of approximately 100 hours in either work or a voluntary position. At the end of the course, an assessor will visit the placement / work place to complete the final assessment of the work. You will be given plenty of notice and a personalised plan that will inform you of everything you need to prepare.

Assessments are an essential part of learning. They help you progress and qualify and gain the tutor feedback that will improve your knowledge. Each unit of the course will be evaluated by your tutor to help you advance your studies.

In order to gain this qualification, you will need to achieve a total of 59 credits. The recommended amount of time to complete this course is 399 hours.