These qualifications are aimed at a diverse range of job roles and occupational areas across all service user groups and ages, working in statutory (including NHS), private and voluntary agencies. This would be suitable for anyone aged 16 or older, who have an interest in operating in a caring role for older people.
Learners can progress to Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social (Adults).
To achieve the Level 3 Certificate in Dementia Care learners must achieve 21 credits:
- Mandatory (15 credits)
- Optional (6 credits)
All units are internally assessed. Assessment enables the learner’s workplace practice to provide evidence for individual units as well as the whole qualification. Methods of assessment could include:
- Direct observation within the workplace
- A portfolio of evidence
- Professional discussion
- Written assignments or a set task
All the assessment criteria of the chosen units must be achieved in order to obtain a pass.
There are no formal entry requirements but learners must be at least 16 years of age and working, volunteering or on a practical placement as they will be required to show competence in both knowledge and skills. An enhanced DBS check must be in place.
- Relevant text books
- Lever arch file
- No Fee if this course is taken as an Apprenticeship
- Subsidies are available to eligible employed learners
The College takes all reasonable steps to provide the educational services and courses as described above. Details are correct at the time of editing but may be subject to change without prior notice. Courses will not run if student numbers are insufficient. The College has the right to refuse individuals entry to courses in certain circumstances. Prospective students may be advised of more suitable alternatives, if appropriate. The entry requirements stated are those that are normally required to undertake the programme of study.