Level 3 Care NVQ

Level 3 Care NVQ

Course level
Level 3
Course length
18 - 20 months
Awarding body
City and Guilds
Funding
Fully Funded*
Details

Who is this qualification for?

The Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care is an occupational qualification for learners who work in Adult Care Settings in England. The qualification is lined to learners who have key responsibilities for delivery of care and support and/or a level of supervisory responsibility others such as:

  • Lead Adult Care Worker
  • Lead Personal Assistant
  • Key Worker
  • Domiciliary Care Worker
  • Senior Care Assistant
  • Support Worker

This qualification consists of mandatory and optional units covering core knowledge and skills competencies with optional specialisms which can be combined in flexible ways to reflect the real working context of different learners.

The content of the mandatory units covers:

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

The Level 2 Diploma in Care is an occupational qualification for learners who work in Health and Care Settings in England such as:

  • Adult Care Worker
  • Healthcare Assistant/Support Worker
  • Personal Assistant

The qualification contains units which are competence based and several knowledge-based units. The qualification is structured in a way which means that all learners will have to complete a group of mandatory and optional units, the content of which is required across any adult care or healthcare support role at level 2.

These mandatory units are:

  • Safeguarding and protection in care settings
  • Responsibilities of a care worker
  • Communication in care settings
  • Duty of care
  • Handle information in care settings
  • Personal development in care settings
  • Equality and inclusion in care settings
  • Health, safety and wellbeing in care settings
  • Implement person-centred approaches in care settings

The optional units are designed to meet the requirements of a range of Adult Care services and to support the delivery of the Lead Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship Standard.

These optional units include:

  • Work with individuals who have specific communication needs
  • Administer medication to individuals and monitor the effects
  • Understand mental health problems
  • Support individuals to meet personal care needs
  • Move and position individuals in accordance with their care plan

Benefits of this course:

  • Learners can progress to the City & Guilds Level 4 in Adult Care or Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management in Adult Care providing they are in an appropriate job role.
  • Opportunities may also be available to progress to a qualification in Lead Practitioner in Adult Care or Leader in Adult Care, or to higher education programmes, providing all entry requirements are met.
  • Train alongside your job role
  • The course allows you to tailor your units to best fit your current role.
  • Achieve a nationally recognised level 3 qualification
  • Subject specialist support from a Tutor and access to a Learner Support Advisor for everyday queries
  • Funding available – speak to one of our team for more information and to see if you are eligible

*Subject to eligibility - speak to one of our team for more information and to see if you are eligible

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