This new RQF qualification replaces the Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (QCF) (600/4121/3). The HABC Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (QCF) expired on 31 December 2017. Centres will have until 31 December 2020 to complete learners and apply for certification.
Who is this qualification for?
This new RQF qualification is suitable for learners working in adult care. The qualification has been written in line with the minimum requirements set out by Skills for Care will develop and confirm the competence of those who work within adult care services in England.
The Highfield Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care (RQF) will also link with the knowledge and skills required within the Lead Adult Care Worker apprenticeship standard, supporting roles such as lead personal assistant and lead adult care worker.
The qualification will be assessed by portfolio of evidence.