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Level: 4

Location: Workplace

Years: 1

Weeks: 52

Hours: 3.00

Start: 01/08/2016

Days / Times:

Tuition (£): 0.00*

Concessions: 2000.00***

Interview: Y

Course Summary

The Pearson BTEC Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care (England) (QCF) is specifically designed for learners who are at least 18 years old, already work in health and social care in adult settings, and want to develop their competencies to progress into job roles such as:

  • community care/support officer
  • community care/support officer – office based
  • social care assessor
  • care assessment officer
  • community care assessment officer
  • social services officer
  • brokerage worker
  • occupational assessment officer
  • rehabilitation and reablement assistant
  • assistive technology co-ordinator/officer

Entry requirements

You need to be working in the healthcare sector in a senior role.

Course Content

The Pearson BTEC Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care (England) (QCF) is a 70-credit qualification that consists of 36 mandatory credits plus optional units that give a combined total of a minimum of 70 credits (where at least 55 credits must be at Level 4 or above).

Learners must select a minimum of six credits from optional Group A and a minimum of 28 credits from optional Group B.

How will I be assessed?

You will attend fortnightly class sessions with the tutor to fulfil the knowledge evidence requirements.  You will be allocated an assessor who will visit you in the workplace to action plan your progress, observe your practice and assess your portfolio of work.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?


What can I do after this course?

Further Study

You can progress to the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management.


You can advance your career in roles such as deputy manager or manager.


* Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are not entitled to any concessions.
*** Co-Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are entitled to any partial concessions.

Please Note: All fees for Higher Education courses are per year

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