The Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care is for candidates who work in health and social care settings. The course is flexible and takes account of the many roles involved in supporting people which includes those who work with groups or on a one to one basis.
The course is work based where you are expected to rely on naturally occurring evidence. You need to relate to your specialist area whenever possible. You will also be expected to demonstrate competency and balance theory and practice. Unlike academic courses, the Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care course does not have a grading system or work on average passes? You are expected to meet all course requirements which includes learning outcomes and the assessment criteria.
You are usually expected to complete this course within 5 to 12 months. The course has a 319-395 guided learning hours requirement. The total qualification time is 580 hours. In order to achieve the Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care qualification candidates must achieve a minimum of 58 credits. 28 credits will be achieved from the mandatory first nine units. The remaining 30 credits should be achieved by completing optional units.