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Adult Care

Adult Care Courses

Our courses are specifically designed for learners wanting to work in the Adult Care industry.Our Adult Care Courses will endorse your competencies for senior-level roles in hospitals, domiciliary care, community support and other care settings.

This course allows you to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment or career progression in Adult Care.

This certification would also train you to operate self-employed opportunities in private care roles.

On completion of your training, you can progress your career within the Adult Care or Health and Social Care industry.

Check out the courses below :

About the course:

The qualification is suited for those who have managerial, assistant managerial positions or work in the health and social care environment. It enables those that fall in the category to obtain a higher qualification level. The course provides students with the opportunity to further develop both their managerial and care skills whilst meeting the criteria needed to progress to become a manager in children’s homes, residential homes or domiciliary services.

Course Structure:

The course consists of mandatory and optional units. The programme pathways are tailored to the students work role and work setting

This course comprises of mandatory and optional units. Students are expected to obtain at least 90 credits in order to qualify for this award.

The criteria is as follows:

  1. All six units from mandatory group A totaling 30 credits;
  2. The core mandatory units (groups B1, C1, D1, E1, F1, G1) for the selected pathway;
  3. The remaining units to be chosen from the groups for the selected pathway.

Course Content: 

  1. Use and develop systems that promote communication
  2. Promote professional development
  3. Champion equality, diversity and inclusion
  4. Develop health and safety and risk management policies, procedures and practices in health and social care or children and young people’s settings
  5. Work in partnership in health and social care or children and young people’s settings
  6. Undertake a research project within services for health and social care or children and young people

Entry Requirement:

Student must hold a level 3 qualifications and GCSE grade C or functional skills level 2 in English.

Assessment Method:

Portfolio of Evidence. This qualification is internally assessed and internally quality assured by Centre staff and externally quality assured by awarding body
For this course, there are a variety of ways in which students will be assessed which are listed below. Each assessment format assesses your skills and progression throughout the course. Due to the nature of the course, you will be able to discuss and relate real experiences to your assessment.

Modes of assessment include:

  1. Verbal questioning
  2. Direct observation
  3. Assignments
  4. Case studies
  5. Projects

Qualification: Level 5 Leadership For Health & Social Care Services and Children’s & Young Peoples Services Adults

Course Mode: Part time

Start Date: Every September /April. For those studying Adult care through the apprenticeship route, there is no set time. Student can start the course at any time.

Progression route?

Through achieving this qualification you will be able to progress onto a managerial role and this qualification be accepted for registration and regulation. By taking the course, you will be able to show that you are consciously seeking professional development.

Course fees

The course fee is £4,670.00. However, some students may be eligible for the loan facility which may be used to pay for the course. For more information about the loan, feel free to contact us. This fee does not apply to apprenticeship students.

Are there any additional costs?

There may be additional fees to cover for the cost of textbooks needed for the course.

About the course: 

This qualification is design to help learner to develop the knowledge and skills needed when working in a senior role with adults in adult care environments. It covers a wide range of areas including supporting individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and care procedures. It develops the knowledge and skills required for working in a senior role with adults in adult care environments

Course Structure:

Learners must achieve at least 58 credits to gain this qualification. These are made of 28 credits from the mandatory and a minimum of 30 credits from the optional units.

Course Content:

  1. Promote personal development in care settings
  2. Safeguarding and protection in care settings
  3. Promote health, safety and wellbeing in care settings
  4. Promote communication in care settings
  5. Responsibilities of a care worker
  6. Duty of care in care settings
  7. Promote equality and inclusion in care settings

Awarding Board: Innovate

Entry Requirement: There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. However, Students wishing to join the course will have to be working or volunteering in a care environment.

Assessment Method: Portfolio of Evidence. This qualification is internally assessed and internally quality assured by Centre staff and externally quality assured by awarding body.

Qualification: Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care

Progression Route: Learners who achieve this qualification could progress into employment in a senior role in the adult care sector. Learner could also progress to further qualifications in management and leadership, either in a generic context or specific to the adult care sector.

Course Mode: Part-time/ Full Time

Duration: Up to 12 Months

Start Dates: Every September /April. For those studying Adult care through the apprenticeship route, there is no set time. Student can start the course at any time.

Course Costs: The course fee is £2,880.00. However, some students may be eligible for the loan facility which may be used to pay for the course. For more information about the loan, feel free to contact us. This fee does not apply to apprenticeship students

About the course: This qualification is suitable for those who work, or who are looking to work within the adult care sector. It provides learners with an opportunity to demonstrate their competence in a wide range of job role. The Level 2 Diploma in Adult Care is designed to guide and assess the development of knowledge and skills relating to the adult care workforce. You will learn practical skills such as completing records for individuals, communications, as well as supporting the care, well-being and protection of individuals.

Course Structure:

Learners must achieve at least 46 credits to gain this qualification. These are made of 24 credits from the mandatory and a maximum of 22 credits from the optional units.

Course Content:

  1. Communication in care settings
  2. Handle information in care settings
  3. Personal development in care settings
  4. Implement person-centred approaches in care settings
  5. Equality and inclusion in care settings
  6. Health, safety and wellbeing in care settings
  7. Responsibilities of a care worker
  8. Duty of care
  9. Safeguarding and protection in care settings

Awarding Board: Innovate

Entry Requirement: There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. However, Students wishing to join the course will have to be working or volunteering in a care environment.

Assessment Method: Portfolio of Evidence. This qualification is internally assessed and internally quality assured by Centre staff and externally quality assured by awarding body.

Qualification: Level 2 Diploma in Adult Care

Course Mode: Part-time/ Full-time

Duration: Up to 12 months

Progression: Learners who achieve this qualification could progress into employment within an adult care setting, or to further qualifications such as Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care

Start Dates: Every September /April. For those studying EYE through the apprenticeship route, there is no set time. Student can start the course at any time.

Course Costs: The course fee is £1,197.00. However, some students may be eligible for the loan facility which may be used to pay for the course. For more information about the loan, feel free to contact us. This fee does not apply to apprenticeship students

About the course:

This qualification is designed to equip learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills required to work in a senior role with adults in an adult care setting. The qualification prepares learners to manage complex situations found in Adult Care, and to give advice and guidance to customers and service users of different care services, and is recognised by employers as conferring occupational competence at this level.

Course Structure:

Learners must achieve at least 70 credits to gain this qualification. These are made of 36 credits from the mandatory and a maximum of 34 credits from the optional units.

Course Content 

The 12 mandatory units consist of:

  1. Work in partnership in health and social care or children and young people’s settings
  2. Advanced communication skills
  3. Personal development in health, social care setting
  4. Equality and diversity in health, social care setting
  5. Facilitate person centered assessment to support wellbeing of individuals
  6. Facilitate support planning to ensure positive outcomes for individuals and to support well being
  7. Understand personalisation in care and support services
  8. Health and safety in health and social care settings
  9. Professional practice in health and social care for adults
  10. Safeguard children and young people who are present in the adult social care sector
  11. Develop, maintain and use records and reports
  12. Understand safeguarding and protection in health and social care settings

The optional units in group A and B you study will be specific to the area you work within and reflect your responsibilities, offering you the opportunity to tailor the qualification to you job role.

Awarding Board: Innovate

Entry RequirementLevel 3 diploma or equivalent. Also, students wishing to join the course will have to be working or volunteering in a care environment.

Assessment Method:  Portfolio of Evidence. This qualification is internally assessed and internally quality assured by Centre staff and externally quality assured by awarding body.

Qualification: Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care

Course Mode: Part time/ full time

Progression:  Learners who achieve this qualification could progress into Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care.
Job Opportunities in more senior role such as supervisory role directly supporting the manager e.g. Deputy/Assistant Manager or Team Leader position.

Start Dates:  Every September /April. For those studying Adult care through the apprenticeship route, there is no set time. Student can start the course at any time.

Course Fees: The course fee is £2,880.00. However, some students may be eligible for the loan facility which may be used to pay for the course. For more information about the loan, feel free to contact us. This fee does not apply to apprenticeship students

Are there any additional costs? You may incur some costs for example textbooks required for the course.