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Adult Care Diploma Level 3 RQF

This qualification is for individuals looking to pursue a career in the health and social care industry. This is an ideal course if you are looking for care roles in residential settings, as well as domiciliary services and day services.


This brand new RQF qualification replaces the old Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care.

Level 3 / TQUK / PI426

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Course Title:Adult Care Diploma Level 3 RQF

Awarding Body:Training Qualifications UK

Average Duration:400 hrs

Course Support:12 months expert tutor support

Course Description

Our Diploma in Adult Care aims to equip learners with a better understanding of this subject area. The programme strives to assess the development of the student’s knowledge and skills related to the health and social care sector. 

This brand new RQF qualification launched on 1st January 2018 replaces the old Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care. 

This new diploma aims to develop the knowledge, skills and competence of learners working in a wide range of roles in a health and social care setting. The purpose of the qualification is to support the carer’s role in the workplace and to enable them to progress to higher level qualifications.

Popular job roles include: Senior Care Assistants, Support Workers, and Key Workers in residential settings, as well as domiciliary services and day services.

The underpinning knowledge sections of the programme of study have been fully updated to include the latest Acts of Parliament, government guidelines and Codes of Practice, including:

  • Care Act (2014) and subsequent amendments
  • Fundamental Standards 2015
  • Duty of Candour
  • New principles of independent advocacy
  • Revised Audit Processes, following the publication of the Caldicott Report (2015)
  • The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)
  • Skills for Care’s updated CPD guide
  • Updates to the requirements for Care and Support Plans
  • Updates to definitions of the balance between risk assessment, risk-taking and rights and responsibilities

The level 3 diploma contains a number of different units of assessment which sit within the RQF (Regulated Qualification Framework).  When you complete a unit successfully, you will gain a certain number of credits. 

This qualification is made up of learning outcomes, and within these outcomes, you will need to have confirmed your knowledge and demonstrate practical experience.

Please Note: a work placement of at least 50 hours is required to complete this option.

As part of this work placement, you must first ensure that a member of staff with occupational competence is able to provide supervision and sign the witness testimonies, to prove you have achieved the work-based learning outcomes of this course.  

This learning programme has been developed to enable those working, or hoping to work, in the health and social care sector to acquire and develop a level of understanding and skills that will help them to do this effectively. 

Qualification Title: TQUK Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care (RQF)
Qualification Number: 603/2553/7
Total Credits: 58

Course Info

Course Title:Adult Care Diploma Level 3 RQF

Awarding Body:Training Qualifications UK

Average Duration:400 hrs

Course Support:12 months expert tutor support

Previous Knowledge

This is suitable for individuals who would like to develop their knowledge and understanding of the Health and Social Care industry.

There is no previous learning knowledge needed to enrol on to the course making it easily accessible to anyone who would like to learn more about this subject area. However, you will find it useful if you already have some background knowledge of the industry.

Assessment

Students will be required to complete a number of assignments. Your personal expert tutor will review, mark and provide you with feedback on your work.

Awarding Organisation

TQUK are fully approved as an awarding organisation by Ofqual and award RQF courses in a number of sectors. RQF courses have various credit values which can be applied to the National Credit Transfer System. TQUK accredit courses which are developed by industry experts and work hand in hand with organisations ensuring the calibre and worth of courses provided.

The qualification consists of 18 units as detailed below.

Unit 1: Promote communication in care settings
Unit 2: Promote effective handling of information in care settings
Unit 3: Promote personal development in care settings
Unit 4: Promote person-centred approaches in care settings
Unit 5: Promote equality and inclusion in care settings
Unit 6: Promote health, safety and wellbeing in care settings
Unit 7: Responsibilities of a care worker
Unit 8: Duty of care in care settings
Unit 9: Safeguarding and protection in care settings
Unit 10: The principles of infection prevention and control
Unit 11: Causes and spread of infection
Unit 12: Cleaning, decontamination and waste management
Unit 13: Move and position individuals in accordance with their plan of care
Unit 14: Support positive risk-taking for individuals
Unit 15: Support individuals to maintain personal hygiene
Unit 16: Support individuals to access and use services and facilities
Unit 17: Support Individuals with specific communication needs
Unit 18: Support use of medication in social care settings

We also offer an alternative unit if learners are not involved in the administration of medication:-
Promote Nutrition and Hydration in Health and Social Care Settings

You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your Adult Care Diploma.

You will have your own dedicated tutor who will guide you through your coursework and answer any questions you may have during your course. Additionally, your dedicated support representative will provide you with any practical advice.

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Course Description

Our Diploma in Adult Care aims to equip learners with a better understanding of this subject area. The programme strives to assess the development of the student’s knowledge and skills related to the health and social care sector. 

This brand new RQF qualification launched on 1st January 2018 replaces the old Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care. 

This new diploma aims to develop the knowledge, skills and competence of learners working in a wide range of roles in a health and social care setting. The purpose of the qualification is to support the carer’s role in the workplace and to enable them to progress to higher level qualifications.

Popular job roles include: Senior Care Assistants, Support Workers, and Key Workers in residential settings, as well as domiciliary services and day services.

The underpinning knowledge sections of the programme of study have been fully updated to include the latest Acts of Parliament, government guidelines and Codes of Practice, including:

  • Care Act (2014) and subsequent amendments
  • Fundamental Standards 2015
  • Duty of Candour
  • New principles of independent advocacy
  • Revised Audit Processes, following the publication of the Caldicott Report (2015)
  • The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)
  • Skills for Care’s updated CPD guide
  • Updates to the requirements for Care and Support Plans
  • Updates to definitions of the balance between risk assessment, risk-taking and rights and responsibilities

The level 3 diploma contains a number of different units of assessment which sit within the RQF (Regulated Qualification Framework).  When you complete a unit successfully, you will gain a certain number of credits. 

This qualification is made up of learning outcomes, and within these outcomes, you will need to have confirmed your knowledge and demonstrate practical experience.

Please Note: a work placement of at least 50 hours is required to complete this option.

As part of this work placement, you must first ensure that a member of staff with occupational competence is able to provide supervision and sign the witness testimonies, to prove you have achieved the work-based learning outcomes of this course.  

This learning programme has been developed to enable those working, or hoping to work, in the health and social care sector to acquire and develop a level of understanding and skills that will help them to do this effectively. 

Qualification Title: TQUK Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care (RQF)
Qualification Number: 603/2553/7
Total Credits: 58

Previous Knowledge

This is suitable for individuals who would like to develop their knowledge and understanding of the Health and Social Care industry.

There is no previous learning knowledge needed to enrol on to the course making it easily accessible to anyone who would like to learn more about this subject area. However, you will find it useful if you already have some background knowledge of the industry.

Assessment

Students will be required to complete a number of assignments. Your personal expert tutor will review, mark and provide you with feedback on your work.

You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your Adult Care Diploma.

You will have your own dedicated tutor who will guide you through your coursework and answer any questions you may have during your course. Additionally, your dedicated support representative will provide you with any practical advice.

The qualification consists of 18 units as detailed below.

Unit 1: Promote communication in care settings
Unit 2: Promote effective handling of information in care settings
Unit 3: Promote personal development in care settings
Unit 4: Promote person-centred approaches in care settings
Unit 5: Promote equality and inclusion in care settings
Unit 6: Promote health, safety and wellbeing in care settings
Unit 7: Responsibilities of a care worker
Unit 8: Duty of care in care settings
Unit 9: Safeguarding and protection in care settings
Unit 10: The principles of infection prevention and control
Unit 11: Causes and spread of infection
Unit 12: Cleaning, decontamination and waste management
Unit 13: Move and position individuals in accordance with their plan of care
Unit 14: Support positive risk-taking for individuals
Unit 15: Support individuals to maintain personal hygiene
Unit 16: Support individuals to access and use services and facilities
Unit 17: Support Individuals with specific communication needs
Unit 18: Support use of medication in social care settings

We also offer an alternative unit if learners are not involved in the administration of medication:-
Promote Nutrition and Hydration in Health and Social Care Settings

Awarding Organisation

TQUK are fully approved as an awarding organisation by Ofqual and award RQF courses in a number of sectors. RQF courses have various credit values which can be applied to the National Credit Transfer System. TQUK accredit courses which are developed by industry experts and work hand in hand with organisations ensuring the calibre and worth of courses provided.

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