Level 3 Certificate in Dementia Care

About the qualification

Qualification Number: 601/5738/0

SFJ Awards Level 3 Certificate in Dementia Care

The Level 3 Certificate in Dementia Care is designed to help to improve the support provided for the increasing numbers of individuals diagnosed with dementia. The qualification develops knowledge and skills, therefore learners must have access to a work-based setting through working, volunteering or a work placement. The qualification supports employers to meet Care Quality Commission standards including ensuring those with dementia have opportunities for stimulation through leisure and recreational activities which suits their needs, preferences and capacities. The main objective is to support a role in the workplace.

Learners who achieve the qualification could progress to the Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care, transferring credit from units that are common, and to a full advanced apprenticeship. A number of other qualifications may be suitable as CPD such as:

  • Level 3 Certificate in Activity Provision
  • Level 3 Certificate in Working in End of Life Care

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Qualification Withdrawal

This qualification is now being withdrawn. No further learners can be registered after 30 November 2022. All certifications of learners already registered on the qualification must be complete by 30 November 2023.