NCFE Cache Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care (RQF)

Stonebridge College
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360 hours
1,830 GBP excl. VAT
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NCFE Cache Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care (RQF)

This Level 3 adult care RQF diploma is the perfect qualification for anyone looking to practise care in any social care setting, including residential care, domiciliary and hospice care, as well as assisted living.

Working in adult care is a fulfilling and rewarding career choice for those who want to help the most disadvantaged people in society.

The Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care will be proof of your knowledge, skills and competency to work in varied social care environments. You will explore a range of topics from wellbeing to mental health, personal development to equality and inclusion, along with issues relating directly to care, such as infection prevention and control, dementia awareness, pain management and medication administration.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Who should study this course?

Recognised by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), this qualification will suit anyone who is already working in social care that wants a relevant diploma to help them develop in-depth knowledge of health and social care or progress their career.

To pass this adult care Level 3 online course, you will need to obtain a work placement in a social care setting. You will need to spend approximately 100 hours in a real work environment. During your placement, an assessor will visit your workplace at least once and evaluate your performance based on a personalised plan. The plan will be available beforehand to inform you of the benchmarks your assessor will be checking.

You do not need any prior qualifications or professional experience to enrol on this course.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

What happens after the course?

At the end of this adult care course, you will be able to demonstrate applied knowledge within support work, senior care, hospice-based assisted living, community care, private domiciliary care, or even progress into management and strategic roles.

A sure path to progression is a willingness to learn and the right qualifications. You can choose to study further, take a closer interest in a specific category of adult care, or attend a higher education institution. This Level 3 qualification in adult care will prove to any employer that you are willing to step outside of your comfort zone and gain the qualifications you deserve to reach the next stage in your career.

Once you have completed this distance learning course, you will be a good fit for a number of adult care jobs, such as:

  • Senior care assistant
  • Senior healthcare assistant
  • Personal assistant


Payment plans are available. Enquire for more information.

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Stonebridge Associated Colleges is a team of bright and motivated people dedicated to helping learners fulfill their potential and meet their career goals. Set up in 1995, Stonebridge Associated Colleges was initially intended to help people qualify in complementary therapies,...

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