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Skills For Care Level 3 Diploma In Adult Social Care

30 Sep, 2021 | Karen Davies | No Comments

Skills For Care Level 3 Diploma In Adult Social Care

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Boost your career with a Skills For Care level 3 qualification.


Skills For Care DiplomaThe objective of this level 3 qualification is to develop the knowledge and skills needed when working in a lead adult care worker role in care home, community or domiciliary social care settings. It covers a wide range of areas including supporting individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and health and social care procedures.

This is a combined knowledge and competence qualification which is aimed at individuals who would like to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to become a Senior Carer. In particular, this level 3 qualification is appropriate for aspiring Senior Carers. A level 3 diploma is equivalent to an advanced technical certificate or 2 A levels.

Why Is This Course Free?


From April 2021, any adult aged 24 and over who wants to achieve their first full level 3 qualification will be able to access hundreds of fully-funded courses as part of the National Skills Fund ‘Lifetime Skills Guarantee’. 19 to 23 year olds are eligible for their first full level 3 via the adult education budget, and for any additional qualifications made available through this offer.

Do You Qualify?


This level 3 qualification is suitable for learners aged 19+. Whilst there is no formal entry criteria with regard to English and Maths Qualifications, it is advised that you have a minimum of Level 1 English to complete the course. If you cannot provide proof of a Level 1 English qualification a small written task will be set to establish the skills needed. Learners will need to be working, volunteering or on a practical placement as an important part of the assessment process involves evaluating skills in real working situations.

What You Can Do Next?


After completing this qualification, learners could progress on to Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care. This qualification is for individuals who want to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to supervise within adult care settings. In particular, this level 4 qualification is appropriate for existing senior carers for further development or for those aspiring to become managers.

Are You Interested?


If you need more information about our free Level 3 Diploma training courses for senior social care professionals, please contact us via telephone or fill out the form below.

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