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Skillsfirst Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care (England) (RQF)

Please note: this qualification has closed for registrations. Certification end date is 31/03/2021.

Qualification summary

The Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care (England) (RQF) qualification assesses the development of knowledge and skills relating to the health and social care sector. This qualification is made up of 100% vocational units.

 

This Skillsfirst qualification acts as a progression route from the Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (England) qualification to the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services (England) qualification.  It will support you in the development of a number of job roles in the adult social care sector.

  

This qualification can also be used by anyone in a supervisory position as part of their CPD. It achieves this by confirming supervisory competency in many areas such as;

This qualification has been created for roles such as:

If you feel your role is not in a managerial capacity you could choose the Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (RQF)

 

It is anticipated that learners will progress to Level 5 qualifications for management or senior practitioner roles in Health & Social Care, or to specialist qualifications reflecting the context in which they work.

 

This qualification does not require you to have any prior qualifications or levels of previous learning. There is no minimum age requirement for this qualification.

 

It is supported nationwide by employers. For a list of the training providers and colleges who deliver this qualification in your area please contact our customer services team.

 

 

Related Documents:


Skillsfirst Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care (England) (RQF) Handbook

 

 

Qualification structure

To achieve this qualification learners must achieve 70 credits

 

Learners must achieve all 36 credits from Group M

A minimum of 6 credits from Group A and at least 28 credits from Group B.

 

The TQT for this qualification is 700 hours

The Guided Learning Hours (GLH) are 479

 

Qualification number

Qualification reference

Qualification review date

HSCD4

 

603/0983/0

 

31/03/2018

 


Group M - mandatory units

RQF
unit no.

Skillsfirst
unit no.

Unit title

Credit value

Unit level

L/506/6053

SHC41

Advanced communication skills

4

4

J/506/7623

SHC42

Personal development in health, social care or children's and young people's settings

4

4

J/506/7119

SHC43

Equality and diversity in health, social care or children's and young people's settings

3

4

F/506/7622

SHC44

Understand safeguarding and protection in health and social care settings

2

3

A/506/7120

SHC45

Facilitate person centred assessment to support the well-being of individuals  

2

4

F/506/7121

SHC46

Facilitate support planning to promote positive outcomes for individuals and to support well-being.

2

4

K/602/6248

CPCCS501

Understand personalisation in care and support services

4

5

M/506/6353

HSC047

Health and safety in health and social care settings

3

4

A/506/7621

LM401

Professional practice in health and social care for adults or children and young people

3

4

A/504/2198

LM502

Develop, maintain and use records and reports

3

4

A/602/3189

M2c

Work in partnership in health and social care or children and young people's settings

4

4

A/506/8736

P52

Safeguard children and young people who are present in the adult social care sector

2

4

 


Group A - optional units - specialist knowledge

RQF
unit no.

Skillsfirst
unit no.

Unit title

Credit value

Unit level

D/503/1839

DB01

Diabetes awareness

6

3

Y/506 7089

DEM301R

Understand the process and experience of dementia

3

3

K/601/9199

DEM305

Understand the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person centred approach

2

3

L/506/7090

DEM308R

Understand the role of communication and interactions with individuals who have dementia

3

3

Y/601/8579

HSC3021

Understand theories of relationships and social networks

3

4

F/504/2218

HSC3067

Understand professional management and leadership in health and social care or children and young people's settings

6

5

R/506/6054

HSC3075P

Understand Parkinson's for health and social care staff

2

3

D/504/2243

HSC3079

Understand the factors affecting older people

2

3

M/506/6367

HSC4001

Understand public funding of individual care needs in adult social care

4

4

T/601/5317

LD310

Understand how to support individuals with autistic spectrum conditions

3

3

M/601/7048

LD314K

Principles of self directed support

3

3

J/601/6293

LDOP305

Understand positive risk taking for individuals with disabilities

3

3

D/602/3170

LHS22

Understand how to manage a team

3

4

H/602/3185

LHS23

Understans professional supervision practice

3

4

L/504/8408

MCA01

Awareness of the Mental Capacity Act 2005

3

3

Y/601/6167

PDOP33

Understand the impact of acquired brain injury on individuals

3

3

J/503/7165

SCM301

Understand stroke care management

4

3

M/601/3467

SSMU31

Understand sensory loss

3

3

 


Group B - optional units - competence

RQF
unit no.

Skillsfirst
unit no.

Unit title

Credit value

Unit level

A/602/6237

CPCCS523

Share knowledge and good practice

3

5

L/601/8028

HSC3003

Provide support to maintain and develop skills for everyday life

4

3

M/601/9494

HSC3007

Support the development of community partnerships

5

4

F/601/7927

HSC3013

Support individuals to access and use services and facilities

4

3

H/601/7905

HSC3024

Support individuals to access and manage direct payments

6

4

K/601/7906

HSC3027

Support individuals to access housing and accommodation services

4

3

A/601/9174

HSC3055

Identify the physical health needs of individuals with mental health needs and plan appropriate actions

5

4

F/601/9029

HSC3057

Working with families, carers and individuals during times of crisis

5

4

T/601/9738

HSC3065

Implement the positive behaviouralsupport model

8

4

M/503/8133

HSC3701

Support the spiritual wellbeing of individuals

3

3

T/504/2216

HSC3077

Assess the needs of carers and families

4

3

A/504/2217

HSC3085

Lead practice in assessing and planning for the needs of families and carers

3

5

J/504/2219

HSC3087

Appraise staff performance

5

5

R/5042224

HSC3088

Support people who are providing homes to individuals

6

4

T/506/6368

HSC4002

Provide information advice and guidance

4

4

T/506/6354

HSC4003

Develop and implement reablement plans

4

4

J/506/6052

HSC4004

Mentoring in social care

2

4

H/506/8164

HSC4005

Installation, maintenance and removal of assistive technology in social care

2

3

L/506/8160

HSC4006

Assessment, implementation and review of assistive technology in social care

4

4

D/506/8163

HSC4007

Promote rights and values in assistive technology in social care

2

3

R/506/8161

HSC4008

Provide assistive technology in social care

4

4

R/5042207

IC301

Supporting infection prevention and control in social care

2

3

M/504/2196

LD315

Support individuals with autistic spectrum conditions

4

3

J/602/3499

LHS29

Undertake a research project within services for health and social care or children and young people

10

5

J/601/5645

LHS32

Promote access to healthcare for individuals with learning disabilities

6

5

A/601/5318

LHS33

romote good practice in the support of individuals with autistic spectrum conditions

7

5

M/601/5249

LHS34

Promote awareness of sensory loss

3

5

H/601/5250

LHS35

Support the use of assistive technology

4

5

M/6015252

LHS37

Support individuals with sensory loss with communication

5

5

T/601/5253

LHS38

Support individuals with multiple conditions and/or disabilities

5

5

R/502/3298

LHS42

Providing independent advocacy to adults

5

4

Y/602/2239

O20c

Facilitate the development of effective group practice in health and social care or children and young people's settings

6

5

R/506/7091

O40R

Facilitate change in health and social care or children and young people’s settings

5

5

D/506/7093

O42R

Manage finance within own area of responsibility in health and social care or children and young people's settings

4

4

H/506/7094

O43R

Manage quality in health and social care or children and young people’s setting

5

5

J/601/3541

SSOP34

Support individuals in the use of assistive technology

4

4

H/601/3546

SSOP37

Support individuals to access education training or employment

4

4

 

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Qualifications

Health and Health & Social Care

Assessment Principles Health & Social Care

PWA01 - Skillsfirst Level 1 Award in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (RQF)

MPWA1 - Skillsfirst Level 1 Award in Ways to Maintain Personal Well-being (RQF)

ERRA02 - Skillsfirst Level 2 Award in Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care, Children and Young People's Settings (RQF)

PWWC1 - Skillsfirst Level 1 Certificate in the Principles of Maintaining Personal Well-being at Work (RQF)

LGBTHC2 - Skillsfirst Level 2 Certificate in LGBT Inclusivity in a Health and Social Care Environment (RQF)

PWC02 - Skillsfirst Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (RQF)

PWC03 - Skillsfirst Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (RQF)

SHMC2 - Skillsfirst Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medicines (RQF)

WCSD2 - Skillsfirst Level 2 Diploma in Working in Care Services (RQF)

CD2 - Skillsfirst Level 2 Diploma in Care (RQF)

CD3 - Skillsfirst Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care (RQF)

CD4 - Skillsfirst Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care (RQF)

CD5 - Skillsfirst Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care (RQF)

HSC5 - Skillsfirst Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services (England) (RQF)

EPL2 - Skillsfirst Level 2 Award in Employment and Personal Learning Skills in Health (RQF) Closed for registrations

EPL3 - Skillsfirst Level 3 Award in Employment and Personal Learning Skills in Health (RQF) Closed for registrations

HSCD4 - Skillsfirst Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care (England) (RQF) Closed for registrations

HSCD03 - Skillsfirst Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (RQF) Closed for registrations