TQUK Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care

Awarding Body – TQUK

Sector – Health and Social Care
Level 3 Diploma Qualification
Total Credits – 58
Recommended Minimum Age – 16
Guided Learning Hours – 407
Assessment Language – English
Assessment Methods – Portfolio of Evidence
Overall Grading Type – Pass/Fail
Permitted Delivery Types – Blended/Classroom/Distance/Online



The TQUK Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care is tailored to enhance learners’ knowledge, understanding, and competence in various administrative roles within the field of adult care. This qualification recognizes the skills and expertise required for positions such as health care assistant or adult care provider including those in medical fields within the realm of adult care.

By pursuing this diploma, learners acquire the essential skills, knowledge, and competencies to effectively support administrative systems, processes, and services in the context of adult care. This, in turn, contributes to improving overall efficiency and productivity in the delivery of care to adults in various settings. These skills encompass the use of adult care services, and promoting effective communication, teamwork, interpersonal skills, and self-reflection, all of which are vital in providing quality care to adults.

Furthermore, learners have the option to include adult care-specific units in their studies, allowing them to gain a deeper understanding of the unique challenges and dynamics within the field of adult care. This equips them with additional tools and insights that enable them to make valuable contributions to the success of organizations providing care to adults.

Through the TQUK Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care, learners develop the essential capabilities needed to excel in various adult care related roles within the health care sector.

Grading Procedure

The grading system for this qualification includes Pass or Fail.

Course Specification

The main course modules are provided below. You can download full course specification from the button below.

Unit Name Credit
Agreed Ways of Working in Care Settings
Duty of Care in Care Settings
Effective Communication in Care Settings
Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Human Rights in Care Settings
Handling Information in Care Settings
Health and Safety in Care Settings
Importance of Choice and Independence in Care Settings
Importance of Health and Wellbeing
Infection Prevention and Control in Care Settings
Mental Capacity and Restrictive Practice in Care Settings
Person-Centred Practice in Care Settings
Safeguarding in Care Settings
The Importance of Continuous Development
The Importance of Personal Wellbeing
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