The iCQ Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care is a vocational qualification designed to equip individuals with the skills and knowledge required to work as senior care workers or managers in adult care settings. This qualification covers a wide range of topics including leadership, communication, safeguarding, health and safety, and person-centred approaches to care. It is suitable for those who already work in adult care or those who are looking to start a career in this field.
Those working towards achieving a iCQ Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care (RQF) will have and develop further specialist skill and knowledge in their area of responsibility which allows them to lead in areas such as assessment or enablement, for instance. Learners will have the responsibility of assessing performance and quality of care delivery. Their team members will look to them for inspiration and they will provide coaching and monitoring to their colleagues.
Learners could work in a variety of settings in adult social care, including but not limited to residential care, domiciliary care or day centers. The qualification would also be suitable for Lead Personal Assistant who work as part of an Assistant at a senior level.
What should be the entry requirements?
- Well, there aren’t any specific and no formal needs
- Be 19 years old and above
- Be working at a project function appropriate for this particular pathway
- IT literate (Web, Microsoft office)
- Able to Comprehend and interpret course stuff
- Self-motivated and willing to finish and attain
- Have access to an Experienced Supervisor that will execute monitoring at work
- The Level 4 qualifications for management or senior practitioner roles in Health and Social Care is delivered online through our cutting-edge online portal site.
- The free textbook we supply and our comprehensive assessment plans directly assist you step by step.
- You’ll have a committed Assessor that will provide assistance and assess your work.
Successful learners can progress to other qualifications and roles such as. Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and management for Adult Care.
Level 5 Certificate in Leading and managing services to support End of life and significant life events.
What is our assessment method?
- You’ll be evaluated via a series of written questions to assess your comprehension
- you’ll have to be observed at the office by a professional Supervisor with Level 5 and Access learning tools and upload shreds of evidence on an internet portfolio.
Verrolyne Training Ltd provides the following additional resources for this qualification:
Assessment Plans to Modules
You will receive detailed assessment plans for each module or unit, offering clear guidance on the assessments, tasks, or activities you need to complete as part of your qualification.
Evidence Matrices for the Competence Units (Witness Statement Plan)
These matrices will be made available to help you understand the criteria and evidence required to demonstrate competence in specific units. They provide valuable instructions on collecting and presenting evidence for your assessments.
A Learner Summative Reflection (if required)
If necessary, you will have the opportunity to engage in a learner summative reflection. This allows you to reflect on your overall learning journey, summarizing what you’ve learned, your personal growth, and the application of your knowledge and skills.
Online Platform for Observation (if Required)
In cases where observation is part of your qualification, an online platform will be provided to facilitate this process. This platform will enable assessors to observe and assess your practical or hands-on skills.
Guidance on Purchasing Recommended Books
If your qualification recommends specific textbooks or reading materials, the center will offer guidance regarding which book is right to purchase. This ensures that you have access to the essential materials needed for your studies.
To achieve this qualification the learner must achieve 44 credits from the mandatory and 26 credits from optional units.
|Working in partnership with others in adult care settings||A/616/9382||4||22||4||Mandatory|
|Lead practice for managing and disseminating records and reports||D/616/9388||4||28||3||Mandatory|
|Equality diversity and inclusion in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings||D/616/9391||4||30||3||Mandatory|
|Understand safeguarding and protection in adult care settings||F/616/9383||4||22||3||Mandatory|
|Lead Communication in adult care settings||H/616/9389||4||35||4||Mandatory|
|Facilitate support planning to ensure positive outcomes for individuals and to support wellbeing||H/616/9392||4||15||3||Mandatory|
|Understand personalisation in care and support services||J/616/9384||4||30||4||Mandatory|
|Facilitate person centred assessment to support wellbeing||K/616/9393||4||15||3||Mandatory|
|Safeguard children and young people who are present in the adult care sector||L/616/9385||4||22||3||Mandatory|
|Develop, maintain and use records and reports||M/616/9394||4||15||3||Mandatory|
|Professional practice in adult care settings||R/616/9386||4||20||4||Mandatory|
|Personal development in adult care settings||Y/616/9387||4||20||4||Mandatory|
|Lead health and safety in adult care settings||Y/616/9390||4||20||3||Mandatory|
|Understand how to manage a team||D/602/3170||4||20||3||Optional|
|Awareness of the Mental Capacity Act 2005||F/616/3972||3||28||3||Optional|
|Understanding Suicide Interventions||H/616/4578||4||43||6||Optional|
|Enable individuals with mental health problems to develop alternative coping strategies||K/616/3982||4||16||4||Optional|
|Understand Advance Care Planning||L/616/3943||3||25||3||Optional|
|Understand mental well-being and mental health promotion||M/616/3904||3||20||3||Optional|
|Duty of care in care settings||M/616/3983||3||8||1||Optional|
|Promote personal development in care settings||M/616/4003||3||10||3||Optional|