Level 3: Diploma in Adult Care

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A payment plan can be applied upon registration

Duration: 1 Year (can be completed sooner)

To enroll on this course, contact Craig on (01326) 555472 or press the ‘call me back’ button to make an enquiry.


The Diploma Level 3 is for those working in the health or social care setting. It is designed for full or part time workers, paid and voluntary, as well as day or night workers.

There Are 3 Pathways:

  • Generic Health and Social Care
  • Dementia
  • Learning Disability

All learners who wish to undertake this qualification must be at least 16 years of age. It will be internally assessed by a range of methods. This will include direct observation within the workplace, a portfolio of evidence, written assignments, questioning, and witness testimony from colleagues or managers. Learners will need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.

How Many Credits Are Required To Complete The Qualification?

There are 9 Mandatory units within the level 3 (28 credits).

Within the level 3 there is a choice of 81 optional units.

The Diploma will require 58 credits in total.

To complete the NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care you must only choose the units appropriate to your working role. This qualification is the progression from the Level 2 Health & Social Care.

How Long Will It Take To Complete?

Each learner will be given a year to complete.

There is also a choice of attending a study day each month whilst on the programme.