Diploma in Adult Care (England)

Diploma in Adult Care (England)

The qualification confirms competence in these areas and serves as the required qualifications for registration and regulatory requirements in the sector where appropriate in England.

  • Course Type Adult - Professional
  • Subject Area Care and Education
  • Qualification Diploma
  • Study Mode: Part Time Only
  • Course Level Level 4
  • Location Hele Road Centre
  • Course Length 2 Years
  • Start Date *Please see below
  • End Date *Please see below
  • Day Variable
  • Times Variable
  • Fee £2,033.00
  • Reduced Fee None
  • Course Code G4PDADC0/9/1
Overview

To achieve the Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care (England) learners must achieve a minimum of 70 credits overall. 36 credits must be achieved from the Mandatory Group, a minimum of 6 credits from Optional Group A and a minimum of 28 credits from Optional Group B. At least 55 credits must be achieved at Level 4 or above.

This qualification is specifically designed for learners working in a senior role in Adult Social Care in England some relevant roles include:

  • Community Care /Support Officers
  • Community Care /Support Officers – office based
  • Social Care Assessor
  • Care Assessment Officer
  • Social Services Officer
  • Social Work Assistants
  • OT Assistant
  • Occupational Assessment Officer
  • Physiotherapy Assistant
  • Rehabilitation and Re-ablement Assistant
  • Assistive Technology Co-ordinator/Officer

The qualification confirms competence in these areas and serves as the required qualifications for registration and regulatory requirements in the sector where appropriate in England. To achieve the Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care (England) learners must achieve a minimum of 70 credits overall. 36 credits must be achieved from the Mandatory Group, a minimum of 6 credits from Optional Group A and a minimum of 28 credits from Optional Group B.At least 55 credits must be achieved at Level 4 or above.

This is a two year course. Your assessor will arrange to see you in your work place for the two year period. You will complete an online portfolio, which is accessible 24/7. Taught sessions are run on a weekly basis. There will be assignments to complete for each of the units of the qualification. There will also be practical assessments for each unit which will take place in the workplace by a qualified college assessor.

*Course dates are:-

DAY START END TIMES LOCATION
Variable 09-Sep-19 06-Sep-21 Variable Hele Road Centre
Variable  06-Jan-20 05-Jan-22 Variable Hele Road Centre
Variable 20-Apr-20 18-Apr-22 Variable Hele Road Centre

To find out more:
Telephone: 01392 400170
Email: adultadvice@exe-coll.ac.uk

What topics will I study?

Examples of Mandatory units include

  • Advanced Communication Skills
  • Personal development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
  • Facilitate person centred assessment to support wellbeing of individuals
  • Professional practice in health and social care for adults or children and young people

Next steps: 

Learners may progress into employment or to the following qualifications: Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Services. Learners can also progress to higher education programmes. This qualification will be the accepted qualification for registration and regulation where appropriate and can demonstrate continuing professional development.

Entry Requirements

You will need to have a very good standard of general education together with excellent communication and motivational skills and a positive attitude. You must be employed in a health and social care managerial role, have an NVQ or QCF Competency based qualification at level 3 and considerable experience working within care plus a minimum of GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above. You will need to complete a skills scan, an initial assessment and undertake an interview.

Facilities

• Lectures, tutorial and assessor support
• Online portfolio and resources
• Access to the College learning resource centre

Additional Costs

None specified.

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