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The qualification gives learners the opportunity to:develop the fundamental technical skills and underpinning knowledge and understanding required to become competent in their job role. The qualification is essentially practical, underpinned by the theoretical and technical knowledge applied to the everyday role of a lead practitioner in adult care.
To complete the level 4 diploma in Adult Care the learner must achieve a minimum of 70 credits, 36 credits
from the mandatory units, and a minimum of 34 credits from the optional units. At least
55 credits must be achieved at Level 4 or above.
The Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care is for learners employed in a lead role in the care sector, e.g. Team Leader, Senior Care Worker, Senior Re-enablement Worker, Senior Therapy Assistant. For this qualification learners will need to be at least 18 years old and have a minimum standard of level 2 functional skills English and maths
Learners can then choose to progress to the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Adult Care or specialist qualifications
reflecting the context in which they work and use the qualification to advance in their chosen career pathway.