This qualification is practice-based and assesses learners’ knowledge and competence to practice in employment. It provides the opportunity to enrich knowledge and skills using both mandatory content and optional units in adult focused settings such as domiciliary support services, residential care and learning disability provision. It is suitable for:
Please note: This qualification cannot be undertaken whilst on a work placement and can be delivered through work-based learning using a community based provider or a further education college.
The content for Level 3 Health and Social Care: Practice (Adults) qualification is in the process of being finalised, although the following themes are likely to be included:
This qualification contains both mandatory and optional units. It is assessed using a portfolio that includes direct observation of practice and internally assessed tasks.
Successful completion of this qualification will enable learners to work with more autonomy and responsibility as a qualified Level 3 Health and Social Care Senior Care Worker with a focus on adults who are vulnerable or in need.
It will also help learners who need to apply for registration with Social Care Wales as a Senior Care Worker, although other registration requirements will also need to be met.
There are no documents available for this qualification at the moment.
Curriculum and Assessment Level 2 and 3 Health and Social Care Qualification Events
These one day events are designed for those involved in delivery of the Level 2 or 3 Health and Social Care qualifications.
This event aims to increase the confidence of those involved in delivery of the new learning for qualifications and will have a strong focus on preparation for the new approaches to assessment.
Dates and locations: