Adult Care - Level 3

Course Code: SC1FE407


Next available course:

Start DateLocationDuration
07/01/2022Bispham Campus24 WeeksApply
14/09/2022Bispham Campus24 WeeksApply

Course Overview

This qualification will develop the knowledge and skills needed when working in a lead adult care worker role in care settings. It will provide you with in-depth knowledge and skills in areas such as supporting individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and health and social care procedures. 

Entry Requirements

You must be over 19 year of age on the 31st August before the course start date.

You will need to be in a placement, which relates to adult care for a minimum of 6 hours a week (this can be working or volunteering).

You must have achieved a Level 2 qualification, which relates to adult care or have a minimum of 6 months volunteering or working in the care sector.

Qualification Obtained

Diploma in Adult Care

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning Methods

Your course will begin with you attending college for an induction session to meet the curriculum team.

The course will then be delivered remotely with live lectures and support sessions schedule for a total of 4.5 hours a week for 24 weeks (term time only).

Within these sessions there will be tutor delivery, question and answer, discussion, group work tasks and individual tasks.

Approximately every 5 weeks you will attend College for a small group seminar within your scheduled delivery time.

All dates for college attendance will be provided at the start of your course.

You will also have regular contact with your assessor throughout your course who will also attend your placement to observe the development of your skills in practice.

It is expected that you will complete a minimum of 3 hours independent study, each week, outside of the class to complete the assessment tasks which take the form of electronic workbooks.

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions

European Structural and Investment Funds
Council for Independent Education
European Social Fund
Lancaster University
Disabled Confident
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