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Health and Social Care (Adults) Diploma (RQF) Level 3

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  • Limited number of 19+ loans available on this course.
  • Offer expires 31st October 2017
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Working in health and social care is highly rewarding and there's always scope for progression and growth. It'll allow you to make a positive impact on many lives out there and no day is ever the same. There are so many different jobs and career paths within this industry.

What you'll learn and study on the course

This qualification will confirm knowledge, skills and competence for those working with adults and children across all social care settings, including residential settings, primary care environments, domiciliary services, day services and supported living.

On this course, you'll learn  to address the dilemmas, conflicts or complaints that may arise where there is a duty of care, safeguarding individuals from different types of abuse, the main causes and conditions of sensory loss, understand dementia and its impact on an individual, working relationships in health and social care and monitoring care plans.

What you can do after with it

Whether you're an experienced care worker or a volunteer, you can enter a wide range of roles, including senior care assistants, support workers in residential settings, senior healthcare assistants / support workers in community care, senior support workers in supported living projects, community-based senior care assistants, including those working in specialist areas e.g. dementia, learning disabilities and emerging new types of workers and multidisciplinary health roles crossing traditional service barriers and delivery models.

Unit 1: R/601/1436 Principles for implementing duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings

The unit introduces ways to address the dilemmas, conflicts or complaints that may arise where there is a duty of care.
The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand how duty of care contributes to safe practice
  • Know how to address conflicts or dilemmas that may arise between an individual’s rights and the duty of care
  • Know how to respond to complaints

Unit 2: A/601/8574 Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care

This unit introduces the important area of safeguarding individuals from abuse. It identifies different types of abuse and the signs and symptoms that might indicate abuse is occurring. It considers when individuals might be particularly vulnerable to abuse and what a learner must do if abuse is suspected or alleged.
The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Know how to recognise signs of abuse
  • Know how to respond to suspected or alleged abuse
  • Understand the national and local context of safeguarding and protection from abuse
  • Understand ways to reduce the likelihood of abuse
  • Know how to recognise and report unsafe practices

Unit 3: M/601/3467 Understand sensory loss

This unit provides the learner with the knowledge and skills required to appropriately support individuals with sensory loss.
The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand the factors that impact on an individual with sensory loss
  • Understand the importance of effective communication for individuals with sensory loss
  • Understand the main causes and conditions of sensory loss
  • Know how to recognise when an individual may be experiencing sight and / or hearing loss and actions that may be taken

Unit 4: J/601/3538 Understand the process and experience of dementia

This unit covers the knowledge and skills needed to understand dementia and its impact on an individual, as well as to facilitate person-centred care for individuals with dementia.
The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand the neurology of dementia
  • Understand the impact of recognition and diagnosis of dementia
  • Understand how dementia care must be underpinned by a person centred approach

Unit 5: J/601/1434 Promote communication in health, social care or children's and young people's settings

The unit explores the central importance of communication in such settings, and ways to meet individual needs and preferences in communication. It also considers issues of confidentiality.

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand why effective communication is important in the work setting
  • Be able to meet the communication and language needs, wishes and preferences of individuals
  • Be able to overcome barriers to communication
  • Be able to apply principles and practices relating to confidentiality

Unit 6: A/601/1429 Engage in personal development in health, social care or children's and young people's settings

The unit introduces the concepts of personal development and reflective practice which are fundamental to such roles, and ways to implement these.

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand what is required for competence in own work role
  • Be able to reflect on practice
  • Be able to evaluate own performance
  • Be able to agree a personal development plan

Unit 7: Y/601/1437 Promote equality and inclusion in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings

The unit introduces the concepts of equality, diversity and inclusion which are fundamental to such roles.

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand the importance of diversity, equality and inclusion
  • Be able to work in an inclusive way
  • Be able to promote diversity, equality and inclusion

Unit 8: J/601/8576 The role of the health and social care worker

This unit provides the learner with the knowledge and skills required to understand the nature of working relationships, work in ways that are agreed with the employer and work in partnership with others.

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand working relationships in health and social care
  • Be able to work in ways that are agreed with the employer
  • Be able to work in partnership with others

Unit 9: Y/601/8145 Promote person centred approaches in health and social care

This unit provides the learner with the knowledge and skills required to implement and promote person centred approaches.

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand the application of person centred approaches in health and social care
  • Be able to work in a person-centred way
  • Be able to establish consent when providing care or support
  • Be able to implement and promote active participation
  • Be able to support the individual’s right to make choices
  • Be able to promote individuals well-being
  • Understand the role of risk assessment in enabling a person centred approach

Unit 10: F/601/8138 Promote and implement health and safety in health and social care

This unit provides the learner with the knowledge and skills required to promote and implement health and safety in their work setting.

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand own responsibilities, and the responsibilities of others, relating to health and safety
  • Be able to carry out own responsibilities for health and safety
  • Understand procedures for responding to accidents and sudden illness
  • Be able to reduce the spread of infection
  • Be able to move and handle equipment and other objects safely
  • Be able to handle hazardous substances and materials
  • Be able to promote fire safety in the work setting
  • Be able to implement security measures in the work setting
  • Know how to manage stress

Unit 11: J/601/9470 Promote good practice in handling information in health and social care settings

This unit covers the knowledge and skills needed to implement and promote good practice in recording, sharing, storing and accessing information.

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand requirements for handling information in health and social care settings
  • Be able to implement good practice in handling information
  • Be able to support others to handle information

Unit 12: L/601/8028 Provide support to maintain and develop skills for everyday life

The unit provides the learner with the knowledge and skills required to work with individuals to retain, regain and develop skills for everyday life.

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand the context of supporting skills for everyday life
  • Be able to support individuals to plan for maintaining and developing skills for everyday life
  • Be able to support individuals to retain, regain or develop skills for everyday life
  • Be able to evaluate support for developing or maintaining skills for everyday life

Unit 13: L/601/8644 Facilitate learning and development activities to meet individual needs and preferences

This unit provides the learner with the knowledge and skills required to support individuals to plan, take part in and evaluate learning or development activities.

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand the role of learning and development activities in meeting individual needs
  • Be able to identify learning and development activities to meet individual needs and preferences
  • Be able to plan learning and development activities with individuals
  • Be able to prepare for learning and development activities
  • Be able to facilitate learning and development activities with individuals
  • Be able to evaluate and review learning and development activities

Unit 14: F/601/7927 Support individuals to access and use services and facilities

This unit provides the learner with the knowledge and skills required to support individuals to access and use services and facilities.
The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand factors that influence individuals’ access to services and facilities
  • Be able to support individuals to select services and facilities
  • Be able to support individuals to access and use services and facilities
  • Be able to support individuals’ to review their access to and use of services and facilities

Unit 15: H/601/8049 Facilitate person centred assessment, planning, implementation and review

This unit provides the learner with the knowledge and skills required to facilitate person-centred assessment, planning, implementation and review.

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand the principles of person centred assessment and care planning
  • Be able to facilitate person centred assessment
  • Be able to contribute to the planning of care or support
  • Be able to support the implementation of care plans
  • Be able to monitor a care plans
  • Be able to facilitate a review of care plans and their implementation

Unit 16: T/601/8282 Support individuals with specific communication needs

This unit provides the learner with the knowledge and skills that address personal interaction and the use of special methods and aids to promote communication.

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand specific communication needs and factors affecting them
  • Be able to contribute to establishing the nature of specific communication needs of individuals and ways to address them
  • Be able to interact with individuals using their preferred communication
  • Be able to promote communication between individuals and others
  • Know how to support the use of communication technology and aids
  • Be able to review an individual’s communication needs and the support provided to address them

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements to enrol on this course.

Please note: You must be at least 16 years of age to join this course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £75.00).

Is there government funding available for doing this course?

Yes, you can apply for an Advanced Learner Loan with this course. We are accountable to the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) and Ofsted, to provide this course with Government backed funding. You can access your Advanced Learner Loan if you meet the criteria. Two main conditions are:

  • You need to be aged 19 or over
  • You need to be a UK citizen.
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Payment Method
With an Advanced Learner Loan
Registration Fee £37.25
Repayments: No Payments until salary reaches £21,000
Total Price: £2,882.00
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Advanced Learner Loans are administered by Student Finance England (SFE)

Student Finance England is a Student Loans Company service, providing financial support to students on behalf of the UK Government.

You can enrol today and pay much, much later

You can access your course information straight away. You can then review them in your own time and complete the assignments which you are required to submit to your personal tutor for marking and feedback.

*Cashback will be paid to you once you have finished paying for your course in full. For more information, please see our cash back terms and conditions. The total amount payable over the term's period, is no more than the total cash price of the course. (APR = 0%). Written quotations are available on request.
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Yes, when you study using this kind of funding, Dimensions Training Solutions offers considerably more than the same one without the 19+ funding loan.

Enhanced course content

Six Employability and Independent Learning Skills (EILS) modules are embedded in the content of your course: Maths, English, Digital Life Skills, Confidence, Resilience and Meeting Deadlines.

You can choose to study a further four: Workplace Ready, Initiative, Teamwork and Problem Solving. These are all designed to boost your personal skill level and help your career progression.

Additional personal support

A Student Support Officer (SSO) will be assigned to you, so you have a single point of contact throughout your course to support you with any admin issues. Dimensions Training Solutions regularly update the SFA with details of study hours, and evidence of learning, in order to responsibly account for your course funding.

You will have an Individual Learning Plan with a set “finish date” and your SSO is there to encourage and help you stay on course. This is in addition to your Assessor, who assesses your work and provides personal constructive feedback.


The difference between courses funded by 19+ loan and privately funded courses

Features Course funded
by 19+ Advanced Learner Loans
Course funded privately
Personal Student Support Officer assigned to you
Personal Assessor Support assigned to you Automatic embedding of 6 key Employability and Independent Learning Skills (EILS) in course
10 EILS available
Individual Learning Plan with a set “finish date”
Flexible deadline to finish your course
Online study delivery
Postal study delivery
Payment in full or in instalments while you study
Eligibility requirement for loan
Nothing to pay until course is finished and you earn over £21,000 pa.
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  • 19+ loans are Government backed, so you only pay them back if you’re earning over £21,000 a year.