Healthcare | NCFE Diploma in Adult Care | Level 3

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Course Code: FE0800-1C Course Type: Adult qualifications and professional Duration: 18 months Qualification: NCFE Diploma in Adult Care Level 3 Awarding Body: NCFE

Why this course?

Health and social care

This course develops your knowledge and skills needed when working in a lead adult care worker role in care settings. It covers a wide range of areas including supporting individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and health and social care procedures.

What will I learn?

The course covers the following:

  • Promote communication
  • Promote effective handling of information
  • Promote personal development
  • Promote person-centred approaches
  • Promote equality and inclusion
  • Promote health, safety and well-being
  • Responsibilities of a care worker
  • Duty of care
  • Safeguarding and protection

How is this course delivered?

This qualification is delivered in the workplace with the use of unit workbooks and a range of assessments, including observations and reflective review. All units are internally assessed by your Tutor or Assessor using a portfolio of evidence. Study time is approximately half a day each week.

Who is this course suitable for?

You should be at least 16 years old and need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement to be able to show competence in both knowledge and skills.

Who is this course suitable for?


The content of the qualification links with the knowledge and skills required for the Adult Care Worker and Healthcare Support Worker apprenticeship standards. Upon completion, you can enter either the adult care or health workforces. The content is
applicable to a variety of roles, including:

• adult care worker
• healthcare assistant/support worker
• personal assistant

Fees and finance

Course cost: £2,100

You can pay fees upfront or access a student loan. 

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