The City and Guilds RQF (NVQ) Level 4 Diploma is ideal for those that are looking to formalise their work within the Health and Social Care sector and have valid experience in the field. It is ideal for those that are looking to progress on to Management or Senior Worker status but currently don't have any such responsibilities in the work place.
You MUST be in a care role to study this course.
This can be used to work toward access to nursing at University. Please call us +44 (0)1472 240112 for details.
This qualification provides an excellent platform for those that are looking to progress within a care setting. Natural progression will take candidates on to the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care once into a more Senior position within an organisation.
This qualification would be suitable for anyone in a similar role to that listed below:
- Care Worker
- Community Worker
- Care Assistant
- Support Worker/Officer
- Healthcare Assistant
- Senior Workers
- Team Leaders
You will build up a portfolio of evidence. This will be in the form of written statements or ‘Reflective Accounts’ along with supporting work products you have produced.
An assessor will visit you in the workplace at some point and undertake observations of you at work. These will be planned in advance in order to cause the minimum disruption to your work routine and to try to capture as much information as possible in one visit.
You may also supply witness testimonies or statements from third parties who you work with. This may include supervisors or line manager or other suitably qualified individuals who understand your job role and the standards you have to meet to obtain this level of qualification.
There is a total of 70 credits that make up this qualification. This is generated from a series of Mandatory and also Optional Units. As part of our service, SVT look to tailor the optional units around you as an individual making the qualification as personal as possible for each individual. You will have full uncapped support
Duration and Support
On average most candidates will complete in 6-8 months. Some may take less depending on their personal circumstances and how much time they have to dedicate to the qualification. Either way we will work at a pace that suits you. You will have full uncapped support
What are the progression routes?
On successful completion of this award you may progress onto the Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) and other short courses in the Care sector.
You must be in employment in the care setting. This can be full, part-time or in a voluntary capacity.
The cost of the course is £995.00+VAT. If you pay in full by credit or debit card you can take 10% off using code PIF10 or calling 01472 240112. A £275.00+VAT Observation fee is also payable. Northern Ireland, Scotland and the Channel Islands is £495.00+VAT
The level 4 Diploma is not approved for those who are under the age of 18.
England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
What is RQF?
The Qualifications and Credit Framework (RQF Regulated Qualification Framework ) is the way of recognising achievement through the awarding of credits for qualifications and individual units and applies to England.
It aims to provide a more flexible route to gaining qualifications and enables progression to be achieved in smaller steps through the accumulation of credit.
Memberships (Upon application)
- Social Care Association
- Royal College of Nursing
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