Level 3 Diploma in Care

Who is this qualification for?

The Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care is an occupational qualification for learners who work within Adult Care settings. The qualification is for workers who have key responsibilities for delivery of care and support and /or a level of supervision.

This qualification may also suit personal assistants for individuals or the families of those individuals who employ them directly under management supervision. 

This qualification is endorsed by Skills for Care and has been approved as meeting the Skills for Care qualification specification for England.


The qualification contains units that are competence-based and several knowledge-based units. The units aim to support a wide range of specialisms, including;

An assessor will visit you in the workplace to carry out observations of you at work. These will be planned in advance in order to cause the minimum disruption to your work routine and to try to capture as much information as possible in one visit.

Mandatory Course Units

You will need to complete mandatory units then choose from a wide range of optional units that cover both knowledge as well as your actual working practice.

On successful completion of this award, you may progress onto the Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) and other short courses in the social care sector (Subject to support by management or in a management role)

Entry Requirements


The cost of the course is £1,145.00+VAT. If you wish to pay in full you will get a 10% discount. We offer Interest-free payment plans that are available to suit all budgets with no credit checks. 

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Memberships (upon application)

  • Social Care Association
  • Royal College of Nursing

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