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Level 3

Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care – Flexible start date throughout the year


  • Recognised by the Care Quality Commission (CQC)
  • Suitable for aspiring and existing professionals in health and social care
  • Ideal stepping stone to senior roles in care settings
  • Explore safeguarding and wellbeing strategies
  • Meet UK-wide professional standards in adult care
  • Blend of online learning and practical placement

The Diploma covers essential concepts in modern care, including the duty of care, safeguarding and advocacy, strategies for promoting wellbeing and techniques for special individual needs, this course will prepare you for a wide range of roles in healthcare.

If you already work in a care-based position, this qualification will endorse your competencies for senior-level roles in hospitals, domiciliary care, community support and other care settings.

Once enrolled, you will be given access to an E-Portfolio where you will be guided through your assessments by a fully Qualified Skills Coach.

As part of the assessment for this qualification, you will be required to undergo direct observation in a suitable environment.

This qualification is designed for those who wish to work or are already working in health and social care settings in England.


You should be at least 17 years old and need to be working on practical placement to be able to show competence in both knowledge and skills.

You should ideally have Level 2 Adult Care.

*FREE* Online short courses

Make the most of these extraordinary times and gain a nationally-recognised qualification. A short online course is a significant first step to improving your skills and achieving your career goals.

Financial support

The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.

How to apply

Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.


Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2


Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.


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