Adult Care - Fast Track to Degree
Course Code: SC1FE408
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This qualification (NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care) develops the knowledge and skills needed when working in a lead adult care worker role in care settings.
This qualification provides learners with in-depth knowledge and skills of working within the adult care sector.
Within the course, learners will attend a class once a week for 4.5 hours, term time only for 20 weeks.
Learners will be required to work or volunteer within the adult care sector for a minimum of 6 hours a week.
This qualification will not only support employment opportunities, but also the possibility of progressing on to the Foundation degree in Health and Social Care.
Our industry specialists on this programme deliver expert tuition, with access to continued online support to assist in completing your assignments.
You will also be assigned a college assessor, to assist in completion of the observations and discussions that take place within your placement setting.
You must be at least 19 years of age to apply for this course.
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) and you must have achieved a Level 2 qualification, which relates to adult care.
Teaching and Learning Methods
You will attend college for a 3 hour session on a Tuesday (9:45-12:45pm), weekly (term-time only) for 30 weeks.
Within these sessions there will be tutor delivery, question and answer, discussion, observation, group work tasks and individual tasks.
It is expected that you will complete a minimum of 4.5 hours independent study, each week, outside of the class to complete your assignments.
Industry Placement and Field Trips
Other Costs and Equipment Needed
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.
Read our tuition fees guide.