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Adult Care CACHE Level 3 Diploma

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Adult Care CACHE Level 3 Diploma

This qualification develops the knowledge and skills needed when working in care settings. It contains both mandatory and optional units allowing learners to tailor the qualification to meet their needs, interests, preferred progression paths and the context of their job role.

This qualification is designed for those who wish to work or are already working in health and social care settings.

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Course information

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Entry requirements

Desirable: GCSE Level 4 or equivalent in English, or a Level 2 in Care.

What qualification will I gain?

You will gain a Level 3 Diploma.

How will I be assessed?

This qualification is internally assessed and externally quality assured via a portfolio of evidence.

Work placement

Learners will need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement, as they need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.

Course content

What will I study?
  • Promote Communication in Care Settings (A/650/1366)
  • Handling Information in Adult Care (D/650/1367)
  • Promote Own Continuous Personal and Professional Development (F/650/1368)
  • Person-Centred Practice, Choice and Independence (H/650/1369)
  • Understand How to Promote Personal Wellbeing (L/650/1370)
  • Promote Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Human Rights in Care Settings (M/650/1371)
  • Promote Health and Safety in Care Settings (R/650/1372)
  • Support the Health and Wellbeing of Individuals in a Care Setting (T/650/1373)
  • Scope and Responsibilities of an Adult Care Worker (Y/650/1374)
  • Understand Duty of Care (A/650/1375)
  • Understand How to Safeguard Individuals (D/650/1376)
  • Understand Mental Capacity and Restrictive Practices (F/650/1377)
  • Infection Prevention and Control in a Care Setting (H/650/1378)

Next steps

Course progression:
  • Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care
  • Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care
  • Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services (England)
Career progression:
  • Lead adult care worker
  • Senior care support worker
  • Lead personal assistant
Available Courses
Distance Learning Generic BCG
Type: Part Time
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Fees: £2,573.00

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Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.

Any questions?

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Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 to order your copy.