Diplomas

Nationally accredited qualifications to build and verify professional knowledge, skills and career development.

Level 2 Diploma in Care (RQF)

DURATION

1 -8 Months
via assessor workshops, observations and tutor directed study

With three pathways available (Generic Health and Social Care, Dementia, and Learning Disability) this is the entry level qualification for people working to deliver adult social care in a residential or home care environment. Training covers a wide range of subjects including supporting individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and basic health care procedures.

Outcome – Level 2 Diploma in Care (RQF)

Funded* Plus employer/learner contribution of £200

Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care (RQF)

DURATION

1 -12 Months
via assessor workshops, observations and tutor directed study

This qualification develops the knowledge and skills of those working in a more senior role with adults in Health and Social Care settings. Following a choice of the same three pathways as the Level 2 qualification, this course covers a wide range of topics such as supporting individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and health care procedures.

Outcome – Level 2 Diploma in Care (RQF)

Funded* Plus employer/learner contribution of £300

Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care (RQF)

DURATION

1 -18 Months
via assessor workshops, observations and tutor

This qualification is ideal for people working in a higher level practitioner role in social care, as well as those moving towards a Level 5 Management qualification in the future. The qualification is great for affirming, building and confirming occupational competence for people working in roles such as: care coordination, care supervision, unqualified social work, brokerage , rehabilitation and reablement, independence support and care and support planning.

Outcome – Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care (RQF)

Funded* Plus employer/learner contribution of £400

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care (RQF)

DURATION

1 -24 Months
via assessor workshops, observations and tutor

Replacing the old Registered Manager’s Award, this is the benchmark qualification for social care managers. It gives learners the skills and knowledge needed to manage practice and lead others across six different pathways. It is recommended that prospective learners have already achieved their Level 3 Diploma. Routes available for those working with either adults or children and young people.

Outcome – Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care (RQF)

Funded* Plus employer/learner contribution of £500

*To access Skills for Care Workforce Development Funding you will need to engage with the ASC Workforce Data Set (previously known as the NMDS-SC) and join a local employer partnership.

These are just our most popular courses, for anything not listed here please contact us and look at our Management, New & Essential and Specialist, training pages