Diploma in Adult Care for England (Level 3)





4-6 Month


The Focus Awards

Awarding body

Funding options

19+ Adult Loan


Accredited By

Learning Methods


Blended Learning

Course Review

Mandatory Units

  •  Promote Communication in care settings
  •  Promote effective handling of information in care settings
  •  Promote personal development in care settings
  •  Promote person-centred approaches in care settings
  •  Promote equality and inclusion in care settings
  •  Promote health, safety and wellbeing in care settings
  •  Responsibilities of a care worker
  •  Duty of care in care settings
  •  Safeguarding and protection in care settings

Common Optional Units

  • Principles of Infection Prevention and Control
  • Causes and spread of infection
  • Cleaning, Decontamination and Waste Management
  • Administer medication to individuals and monitor the effects
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care practice
  • Move and Position individuals in accordance with their plan of care
  • Support individuals with specific communication needs
  • Promote active support

Job Sector

  • Care Assistant
  • Support Worker
  • Senior carer

Business Benefits

  • Creates better preventative care
  • Reinforces importance of inclusion, communication and personal development
  • Relevant to a wide variety of people and care settings
  • Gives employees a high standard of learning
  • Provides assurances that employees are well trained

Learner Benefits

  • Achieve a nationally recognised level 3 qualification
  • Furthers personal and professional development
  • Flexible Study Times & Delivery Methods
  • Receive a set of high-quality learner support materials
  • Receive support from a dedicated team of qualified assessors/tutors
  • Available fully funded through the Advanced Learner Loan