Diploma in Adult Care Level 3

Qualification Purpose:

The qualification develops the knowledge, skills and competence of learners working in a wide range of roles in a health and social care setting. Learners must be in paid or voluntary work to enable assessment to take place. The purpose of the qualification is to support a role in the workplace and to enable learners to progress to a higher-level qualification in the same subject area.

Entry Requirements:

There are no specific entry requirements however learners should have a minimum of level two in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

The qualification is suitable for learners of 16 years of age and above.


Successful learners can progress to other qualifications such as:

  • Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care
  • Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care
  • Level 5 Certificate in Leading and Managing Services to Support End of Life and Significant Life Events

Grading and Assessment:

All learning outcomes must be met to achieve a Pass – there is no grading.


You can apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with the cost for this course with us.  To find out how you can enrol for this course please call us on 020 470 4219