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Working in Adult care (Northern Ireland) (Level 4 Diploma)

Care & Health

Course Overview

This course is aimed at practitioners who are presently employed as supervisors, team leaders or managers/deputy managers within health and social care residential settings. The Level 4 Diploma explores the theories of leadership, addressing key policies, procedures and regulatory frameworks within the industry and how these are applied within the work setting. The candidate will study a range of topics including: • Communication • Equality • Safeguarding • Health and Safety and • Partnership Working. These will be complimented by a selection of optional units to meet learner needs and opportunity for assessment. The course teaching and learning is supported by one-to-one peripatetic assessment over the duration of the qualification for each student. This is to meet qualification competency requirements. Progression to Year 2 will be dependent on progress and attendance. This is a 65 credit qualification.
  • Start Date
    1 Sep 2023
  • Study Mode
  • Duration
    2 Years
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Start Date
  • Course: Open College Network NI (OCN NI) Level 4 Diploma Working in Adult care (Northern Ireland)
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 01/09/2023

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Course Modules

  • Partnership Working in Health and Social Care
  • Advanced Communication Skills
  • Personal Development in Health and Social Care Settings
  • Equality and Diversity in Health and Social Care Settings
  • Person-Centred Assessment to Support the Well-being of Individuals
  • Facilitating Support Planning for Individuals
  • Health and Safety in Health and Social Care Settings
  • Safeguarding and Protection in the Adult Social Care Sector
  • Developing, Maintaining and Using Records and Reports Within Health and Social Care
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

Learners must be at least 18 years of age and currently employed in a Team Lead, Supervisory or Management/Leadership role within adult health and social care. Learners must be able to evidence competencies within their own work environment and job role. Learners will be required to demonstrate sufficient literacy and numeracy skills to enable them to successfully complete the qualification. All applicants must attend a pre-enrolment screening interview and a pre-entry sample task will be required

Work Placement


What's Next?

Further Study


Career Prospects

The OCN NI Level 4 Diploma in Working in Adult Care (Northern Ireland) allows progression to further qualifications or into employment within the health and social care sector.


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