Applicants should already be working as a Supervisor in their current employment.
The content is appropriate for learners in a variety of settings in adult social care including residential care, domiciliary care or day centres. It is also suitable for lead personal assistants who work as part of a personal assistant team at a senior level.
These qualifications guide and assess development of knowledge, understanding and skills in supervisory practice within Adult Care and is supported by Skills for Care, the sector skills council for the adult social care sector in England.
The qualification aims to further develop specialist skills and knowledge in learners’ areas of responsibility, which will enable them to lead in areas such as assessment or enablement. Learners will have responsibility for assessing performance and quality of care delivery and they will provide coaching and mentoring to their colleagues. This qualification is aimed at individuals aged 18+ wishing to extend their occupational competence and leadership as professionals within the Social Care sector.
Full Funding is currently available throughout the Suffolk & Norfolk region in conjunction with Care Development East (Suffolk Brokerage) or Norfolk and Suffolk Care Support (N&SCS). Contact us and we can help organise this on your behalf.
Only available in the East Anglia Region.
Choosing Your Course
All of our Diplomas allow you to tailor your Diploma around your specific interests within the Health or Care Sectors or around your work places specific area of expertise ie, Dementia, Learning Disabilities etc. You do this by choosing units from the Option Groups provided. Our allocated Trainer/Assessor can help you with this during your initial set up meeting.
To achieve the Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care, learners must achieve a total of 70 credits, these can be made up of the 11 mandatory units and in addition a minimum of 6 credits from Option Group A and a minimum of 30 credits from Option Group B.
This Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care (RQF) is likely to take between 467 hours (guided learning hours) and 700 hours (total qualification time).