L3 Diploma in Adult Care - Cambridge Regional College

L3 Diploma in Adult Care

L3 Diploma in Adult Care

Course Information

Cambridge Campus/Workplace, Flexible
Level: 3
Start Date: Flexible
End Date:FLX
Days: Various
Location: Cambridge Campus/Workplace
Duration: 18 Month(s)
Code: CH5D3CN
Type: Part Time
Fees: £2882
About the Course

You could qualify for full funding, meaning the course will be free to you, if this will be your first full work-focused qualification at level 3, and if you are 24 or above.  If you are aged 19-23 you may be eligible for funding through the adult education budget and if this is not your first full level 3 qualification, you may be able to apply for an Adult Learner Loan. Courses will run subject to viable enrolment numbers.

This qualification is for those who work in a health care support setting and will enable learners to develop their knowledge, skills and behaviours required for a rewarding carer as a Lead Adult Care worker.

The qualification is formed of mandatory and optional units. The mandatory units cover core competencies whilst the optional units allow learners to choose from a variety of areas to tailor the qualification to their needs, interests and to reflect the context of their work.

It covers a wide range of areas including
• how to monitor, plan and review a care plan
• how to ensure that dignity is at the centre of all work
• lead and support colleagues in care duties
• support others to understand the importance of safeguarding
• carry out fire safety procedures and manage others to do so


On successful completion of this course you may be able progress to the Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care.

Entry Requirements

Learners must be in a job role that supports the completion of the framework.


All units within the Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care will be assessed in the workplace using a variety of assessment methods by a qualified workplace assessor.

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information is correct, some details may be subject to change. Cambridge Regional College reserves the right to make amendments to the courses, dates, fees or other details, and to make cancellations or changes if numbers are insufficient.

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