Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care

The Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care is for those wanting to develop and practice the skills required for career progression. The qualification is specifically designed for learners who work in health and social care in adult settings and who want to develop skills and knowledge in order to demonstrate competence in their role.

If you have completed Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care qualification, then this qualification is ideal for you.

There are no formal entry requirements for learners but you must have the skills, potential and opportunity to gain the qualification successfully.

To complete the Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care you will be currently working in the adult care sector, wishing to develop your skills to progress within leadership and management roles and have the support from your employer.

The Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care will allow you to develop your knowledge further and will support you with progression to the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care (The Level 5 can either be taken as a standalone level 5 Diploma or as part of the Higher Apprenticeship in Care Leadership and Management).

The Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care qualification covers a range of topics directly related to the knowledge and skills needed to work in health and social care, with adults.

To complete the Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care you must achieve a minimum of 70 credits.

The mandatory units in the diploma cover:

  • Advanced communication skills
  • Personal development in health and social care
  • Equality and Diversity in health and social care
  • Facilitating person centered assessment to support well being of individuals.
  • Facilitating support planning to ensure positive outcomes ensure well being.
  • Understanding personalization in care and support settings
  • Health and safety in health and social care settings.
  • Professional practice in health and social care for adults.
  • Safeguarding children and young people who are present in the adult social care sector.
  • Working in partnership in health and social care settings
  • Developing, maintaining and using records and reports
  • Understanding Safeguarding and protection in health and social care settings.

There are a wide range of optional units that will allow you to cover areas such as:

  • Independent Advocacy and awareness of the Mental Capacity Act
  • Administration of medication to individuals with dementia
  • Communication with individuals with dementia
  • Sharing knowledge and good practice
  • Monitoring in social care
  • Promoting assistive technology
  • Appraising staff performance
  • Understand how to manage a team
  • Understand professional supervision in practice.

You will:

Receive an induction that introduces you to the skills and knowledge required and to identify your learning needs.

Be regularly seen on an individual basis by an assessor to focus on delivery and planning of teaching, assessment of learning and development.

Be provided with 24/7 access to our bespoke e-learning resource.

Have access additional support from their assessor by telephone, Skype or e-mail.

Throughout the qualification your progress will be monitored to ensure you complete within the agreed timescales

Costs & Funding

Costs are available on request for full or part qualifications. Support can be given to organisations wanting to apply for funding. Full funding is available for this qualification through the apprenticeship programme.

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