What you'll Learn

The Level 4 Diploma in Adult is specifically designed for learners wanting to work in Adult Social Care. This qualification allows learners to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment or career progression in Adult Care. It covers a range of topics, including:

  • Understand how to manage a team
  • Personal development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
  • Facilitate support planning to ensure positive outcomes for individuals and support well being
  • Provide support to maintain and develop skills for everyday life
  • Understand sensory loss
  • Identify the physical health needs of individuals with mental health needs and plan appropriate actions
  • Support individuals with autistic spectrum conditions
  • Understand positive risk taking for individuals with disabilities
  • Understand professional management and leadership in health and social care

This qualification will suit you if you have experience in working in a senior role within the Adult Social Care sector and want to develop your knowledge further. This level is suitable:

  • Team leader / manager
  • Care/ Support supervisor
  • Rehabilitation and Re-ablement Assistant
  • Social Care Assessor
  • Independence Support Assistant

A work placement is required for this course, you will be assessed at work for each unit. Your assessor will watch and asks questions as you perform tasks, and look at a portfolio of work that you’ve built as formal evidence of your learning. Then confirm you’ve got the skills to do the job well.

On completion you can progress your career within the Adult Care industry, either into a management role or onto a Level 5 / degree level qualification.

The Sector Skills Council for Health and Social Care is http://www.skillsforcare.org.uk



Full Course Cost – £2882.00

Co-funding – £1,441.00

Funding is available depending on your circumstances. FREE if you are either:

  • Aged 16-18
  • Aged 19+ Employed and earn less than £16,009.50
  • Aged 19+ Unemployed and in receipt of benefits

This qualification is available as a student loan: ATL Advanced Learner Loans


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