This qualification develops the knowledge and skills needed when working in a senior role with adults in adult care environments.

It covers a wide range of areas including supporting individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and care procedures.

It develops the knowledge and skills required for working in a senior role with adults in adult care environments.

A total of 58 credits are needed for this qualification to be achieved.

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.

This qualification is suitable for those who work, or who are looking to work within the adult care sector. It provides learners with an opportunity to demonstrate their competence in a wide range of job roles.

You complete nine mandatory units at level 3:

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

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress into:

Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care


Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services