Qualification Number: 501/2263/0

Credit Value: 58

Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (QCF)
This qualification is aimed at learners aged 16+, working within Health and Social Care. It confirms competence for roles such as:
• Senior care assistant and support worker in residential settings, domiciliary services, or day services
• Senior healthcare assistant and support worker in community and primary care environments
• Senior support worker in supported living projects
• Community-based care assistant/ support worker/key worker, including in specialist areas, e.g.
• Dementia, learning disabilities.
It also forms the competence element of the Advanced Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care. Learners must achieve a minimum of 58 credits, made up of:
• All mandatory units, totalling 28 credits
• A minimum of 30 credits from the optional unit groups.
How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?
The qualification requires from 315-447 guided learning hours.
How is the qualification assessed?
Through a portfolio of evidence which is put together during the course and demonstrates the learner has met the required assessment criteria.
What next?
Learners successfully completing this qualification may wish to progress to further qualifications within Health and Social Care.