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NCFE Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care (Health and Social Care)

NCFE Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care (Health and Social Care)

Duration: 5 Months Awarding body: NCFE

Overview: This qualification develops the knowledge and skills needed when working in a lead adult care worker role in care settings. It covers a wide range of areas including supporting individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and health and social care procedures. This qualification also aligns to the Apprenticeship Standard for Lead Adult Care Worker.

Awarding body

Course Structure: Learners must achieve a total of 58 credits for the Diploma. All learners will need to complete the 9 mandatory units, thereby achieving a total of 28 credits. Learners will need to complete a minimum of 30 credits from the optional units.

Entry Requirements

  • 5 or more GCSEs at grades C and above

  • other related level 2 subjects

  • other equivalent international qualifications

Mode of Study: Classroom, blended learning

Assesmnet: Assignment


  1. How Businesses Operate

  2. Marketing Principles and Techniques

  3. Academic and Research Skills for Business

  4. Communication Skills for Business

Progression: Learners can progress to the Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care or the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care. Learners may also progress onto qualifications for management or lead practitioner roles in adult care, or to specialist qualifications reflecting the context in which they work. The qualification is designed to provide access to higher education (e.g. University) entry to various Bachelor Degree programmes at UK universities.

Course Fee:
UK/UE Students: Fully Funded
International: Contact with us

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