Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care

Overview

The Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care (England) is specifically designed for learners wanting to work in Adult Social Care in England in the following roles: Community Care /Support Officers, Community Care /Support Officers – office based, Social Care Assessor, Care Assessment Officer, Community Care Assessment Officer, Social Services Officer, Social Care Assistant, Social Work Assistants, Brokerage Worker, OT Assistant, Occupational Assessment Officer, Physiotherapy Assistant, Rehabilitation and Re-ablement Assistant, Independence Support Assistant, Re-ablement Support Workers/Officer, Telecare Assistant, Assistive Technology Co-ordinator/Officer etc. This qualification allows learners to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in Adult Care in England.

 

Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care

Course content:

The course covers the following units, plus a group of optional units:

  • Unit 143 – Work in partnership in health and social care or children and young people’s settings
  • Unit 410 – Advanced communication skills
  • Unit 411 – Personal development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
  • Unit 412 – Equality and diversity in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
  • Unit 413 – Facilitate person centred assessment to support wellbeing of individuals
  • Unit 414 – Facilitate support planning to ensure positive outcomes for individuals and to support well being
  • Unit 415 – Understand personalisation in care and support services
  • Unit 416 – Health and safety in health and social care settings
  • Unit 417 – Professional practice in health and social care for adults or children and young people
  • Unit 418 – Safeguard children and young people who are present in the adult social care sector
  • Unit 637 – Develop, maintain and use records and reports
  • Unit 681 – Understand safeguarding and protection in health and social care settings

 

Entry Requirements:

Learners are required to be 18 years and above and must have achieved a minimum of a Level 3 NVQ/QCF in Health & Social Care or equivalent. However experienced candidates in an appropriate role within the workplace meeting the occupational standards would be considered.

 

Method of assessment:

Assessment takes place through evaluation of work-based performance, presenting evidence, witness testimony and questioning. A portfolio of evidence is produced which demonstrates that the candidate can perform to the level described.

 

Qualification

City & Guilds Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care (4222-34/84)

 

Duration of course

Up to 12 months

 

Attendance Options

Days/Evenings/Weekends


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