Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care

Qualification Number: 603/2829/0

Who is this course for?

This new RQF qualification is suitable for learners working in adult care who wish to develop further, specialist skills and knowledge in their area of responsibility which enables them to lead in areas such as assessment or enablement. Learners could work in a variety of settings in adult social care, including but not limited to residential care, domiciliary care or day centres. The qualification would also be suitable for Lead Personal Assistants who work as part of a Personal Assistant team at a senior level.

The qualification aims to develop further, specialist skills and knowledge in learners’ areas of responsibility which will enable them to lead in areas such as assessment or enablement, for example. Learners will have responsibility for assessing performance and quality of care delivery and they will provide coaching and mentoring to their colleagues.

Course Content

You will be required to produce a portfolio of evidence, with the support of your assessor, either paper based or online.

The required units for this will support your development into management and include:

Your assessor will support you to choose additional optional units  and to provide suitable evidence, which can include records of discussions, assignments and recognition of prior learning.

Awarding Organisation

We work with Highfield and TQUK to bring you quality qualifications and training.

Course Fees:

£1400 + VAT  =  £1420

We offer a payment plan if you would prefer to pay in instalments.

General information

There are no prerequisites for this qualification, however it is advised that you have a minimum of Level 2 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent.

We are always pleased to support learners who have individual learning needs and will refer to our Awarding Organisations’ reasonable adjustments policy for information and guidance.

A photographic proof of identification will need to be produced to confirm that you are the person that you claim to be! [Any 1 of the following]

If you cannot provide any of these forms of ID, we may be able to make other arrangements in accordance with our Awarding Organisation Core Manual.

Opportunities for Progression

On successful completion of this qualification, learners may wish to continue their personal development with one of the following qualifications:

Ready to get started?

All our courses are delivered by subject specialists who hold teaching and assessing qualifications. This means you can be sure that your learning is enhanced by ‘real life’ experience, which helps to translate the theory into your practice.

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