What does the qualification cover?
This qualification develops the knowledge and skills needed when working in a senior role with adults in health and social care environments. It covers a wide range of areas, including supporting individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and health care procedures.
Who is it aimed at?
All those aiming to work within a senior capacity in the health and social care industry in England. We also provide the SVQ Level 3 for all those in Scotland.
What are the entry requirements?
Learners must be at least 16 years of age and working in a relevant role in a health and social care setting with adults.
How many credits are required to complete the qualification?
The Diploma will require 70 credits in order to pass the course. Of these, 36 are compulsory credits, the remainder are to be chosen by the delegate to help them tailor the course to their chosen care setting.
How is it assessed?
The QCF will be continually assessed by a range of methods. This will include direct observation within the workplace, a portfolio of evidence, written assignments, questioning and witness testimony from colleagues or managers. Learners will need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.
How long will it take to complete?
Learners can usually complete the Diploma in a year or less.
What related qualifications can learners progress to?
Level 5 QCF qualifications for management or senior practitioner roles in health and social care.
As the course is completed via distance learning, once payment has been made, you can start this course as and when you prefer.