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Adult Care, Diploma
The Adult Care, Diploma Level 3 is a comprehensive qualification designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge necessary to work in a range of health and social care settings.
The course focuses on adult care, providing learners with the skills to work with a variety of adults with complex needs in a range of care settings.
Adult care workers are frontline staff who support adults to achieve their personal goals and live as independently and safely as possible. To work in care is to make a positive difference to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, social, emotional, or intellectual challenges.
Throughout the course, you will develop practical skills through work-based learning, observation, and assessment.
It is a competence-based qualification that will require you to be working, volunteering or on a practical placement.
Upon completion of the course, you will be equipped with the skills and knowledge necessary to work as a Lead Adult Care Worker or Senior Care Support Worker.
The course is ideal for individuals who are looking to enter the health and social care sector or for those who are already working in the sector and looking to develop their skills and knowledge.
- Communication in care settings
- Effective handling of information in care settings
- Personal development in care settings
- Person-centred approaches in care settings
- Equality and inclusion in care settings
- Health, safety and wellbeing in care settings
- Responsibilities of a care worker
- Duty of care in care settings
- Safeguarding and protection in care settings
- The principles of infection prevention and control
Cleaning and waste management.
The qualification will be assessed using a range of methods. This will include direct observation in the workplace, a portfolio of evidence and written assignments.
At Weston College, we're passionate about helping our adult learners prepare for a bright future. We understand that whether you're looking to boost your career prospects, learn new skills or even switch careers entirely, it can be a daunting process. That's why our friendly and highly qualified careers advisors are here to guide you every step of the way.
Our dedicated team of experts is on hand to provide you with tailored advice and support to help you make the right decisions about your future career and course choices. Whether you need help developing your employability skills, exploring your options or deciding which course to take, we're here to help you achieve your goals.
We also offer a free Career Coach programme, which provides a detailed careers assessment to help you discover your strengths and interests. You can then discuss your results with one of our advisors, who can point you in the right direction and recommend courses that will help you achieve your career aspirations.
Plus, as a Microsoft College, all of our students and apprentices get FREE access to LinkedIn Learning. This is an amazing online platform that offers expert-led courses to help you develop your business, technology-related, and creative skills.
At Weston College, we're dedicated to helping you achieve success in your career, whatever your goals may be. So why not take that first step today and join our adult community of learners? We can't wait to help you unlock your full potential!
A minimum of GCSE English Language Level 4 or above and to hold or be able to gain a clean DBS.
You will need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement to be able to show competence in both knowledge and skills. Support can be provided by the College to help learners gain access to a placement. Learners cannot complete the course if they are not working or in a placement within a relevant care setting.
Financing Your Course
At Weston College, we believe that learning should be accessible to everyone. That's why we offer a range of adult courses that could be free or significantly discounted. Apply online today and our friendly team will be in touch to see how we can ensure you can enrol and get the best price for your course. Don't let finances hold you back from pursuing your passion and advancing your career. Apply now and let us help you achieve your goals.
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