This qualification will support learners to develop specialist knowledge and skills in their area of responsibility and enable learners to promote a values-based culture within their setting.
This qualification can act as a progression route from the Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care qualification to the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care qualification.
This qualification is suitable for those working as a lead practitioner in adult care.
Learners should be at least 18 years old.
Learners must achieve a minimum of 70 credits to achieve the Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care.
All units are internally assessed by your Tutor or Assessor using a portfolio of evidence using different range of assessment methods such as Observation, Questioning, Professional Discussion, RPL, Product of Work etc.
The qualification can usually be completed within 18 months.
Learners will need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement as they will need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.
The qualification could lead to progression to the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care.
The qualification will enable learners to progress into employment in settings such as residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, day centres, an individual’s own home or some clinical healthcare settings.
Learners can progress into a number of lead practitioner job roles within the adult care sector, such as: