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Diploma in Lead Adult Care – Level 3

The Level 3 Diploma in Lead Adult Care helps you develop the knowledge and skills you need to excel as a lead adult care worker in a range of settings, supporting individuals with different needs.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Health
Adult and Community
Location: Offsite
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 3
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: N
Weeks: 52
Hours: 7.30
Start: Flexible
Tuition: £2225.00
Adult Loan Amount: £2225.00

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Course Information for Students

This Diploma is ideal if you want to advance your career and take greater responsibility in more senior roles in the adult care sector.

You need to be working in an appropriate role in the sector.

You will cover topics such as:

  • duty of care
  • safeguarding
  • promotion of activities
  • responsibilities
  • promotion of person-centred care
  • equality and diversity
  • communication
  • staff training
  • personal development
  • heath and safety
  • managing staff

Your tutor will support you on a one-to-one basis and this will involve a combination of face-to-face and remote sessions.

There are no special requirements. 

 You will be assessed via the following methods:

  • observations
  • professional discussion
  • products of work
  • questioning

You can progress to Level 4 and Level 5 programmes. 

For more information, contact Derby College Group on 0800 0280289 or

Course Information for Employers

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Course Information Last Updated On: February 15, 2024 3:23 pm