This Diploma is designed for those delivering physical, emotional or enabling care to clients who have a medium to high dependency.
It aims to provide you with the knowledge and skills to work in the care sector (working mainly under supervision) by increasing the skills you already have, as well as giving you the confidence to increase your responsibilities.
The Diploma has three pathways: Generic, Dementia and Adult Learning Disabilities. The choice of pathway will reflect your job role. Your assessor will discuss with you at your induction what optional units would best reflect your job role
The course is made up of a number of units each with a credit value. In order to complete the Diploma you must achieve 46 credits from a number of mandatory and optional units.
There is a wide selection of optional units to choose from which reflect the wide diversity of job roles in the sector. Some examples of the areas covered are:
This is a ''roll-on, roll-off'' qualification so, provided you fit the required work based criteria, you can join at any time.
Wiltshire College offer either paper-based or web-based electronic portfolio assessment methods.