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What is this course about? 
 
This qualification develops the knowledge and skills needed when working in a senior role with adults in health and social care environments. 
 
It covers a wide range of areas including supporting individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and health care procedures. 
 
It has three pathways: 
Generic Health and Social Care 
Dementia 
Learning Disability 
 
It is also a must-have for all those undertaking the Level 3 Health and Social Care Apprenticeship. 
 
Who is this suitable for? 
 
All those who wish to work or are working in an unsupervised role with adults in health and social care environments. 
 
What are the entry requirements? 
 
You should be at least 16 years old.  
 
How many credits are required to complete the course? 
 
The Diploma requires 58 credits. 
 
How will I be assessed? 
 
You will be assessed by your tutor or assessor using a range of methods.  
This could include direct observation in the workplace, a portfolio of evidence, written assignments or a task set by DaC Childcare Training. 
 
Do I need to be working to take this course? 
 
Yes, you will need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement as you need to show competence in both knowledge and skills. 
 
How long does it take to complete? 
 
You can usually complete it in a year or less. 
 
What related qualifications can I progress to? 
 
The Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services (England). 
 
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