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Did you know that the number of people who require a carer is estimated to increase to over 1.9 million within the next 10 years?

With the need for carers increasing, you can improve your career prospects by studying with us at Open Study College.

You can become a carer by studying our Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care. Our course will provide you with a TQUK (Training Qualifications UK) qualification, which is accredited by the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) and recognised throughout the UK.

TQUK are the fastest growing awarding organisation in the UK and deliver over 200 qualifications for many various sectors.


What is a carer?

Anyone can be a carer; they are people who care for family members or friends, or people who need daily assistance or living support.

Carers can be a young person who cares for a sick or vulnerable adult, adults caring for other adults, or parents who are caring for ill or disabled children. The reasons that someone may need a carer can vary from physical or mental illness, to vulnerability, or even alcohol or substance abuse.

It is possible to be a carer without it being your profession, but some people need a professional carer as the responsibilities required are greater than a family member or friend can provide.

As it is a competitive career, to become a professional carer it is beneficial to have some knowledge, experience or qualifications to put yourself at an advantage.

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Trusted independent accreditation

All of our courses are independently accredited from long-established awarding organisations with qualifications such as ABE, BTEC, NVQ, and A-Level. It’s easier to get a job when you have an employer recognised qualification.

Each independent award body perform detailed, rigorous checks to ensure our courses meets their high standards.

Study from home, at your own pace

If you struggle to find time to study every day at a traditional college, a home learning course is an ideal solution. Over 90,000 people have studied with us from home and enjoyed full support from a tutor.

You’ll study whenever you want, at your own pace. There are no strict deadlines (you’ll have up to a year and most of our courses require 80 hours of study- that’s around 1 hour and a half a week).

Award-winning tutor support

Our courses are studied entirely from home- but you still enjoy help at every step of the way from your dedicated expert tutor who can be contacted via our award-winning e-learning site.

Meet our award-winning tutor - Caroline Wren

Paving your way to better employment

Whether you’re setting out on a brand new career path, aiming higher in your job or just getting started in employment, Open Study College are here to improve your career prospects.

When you enrol, get in touch with our student support and request your free Employability Guide. Our expert guide will help you understand the qualities and skills employers are looking for. It will also enable you to demonstrate your skills, so you stand out from other candidates.

Once you have passed your course, you can take advantage of our free CV rewriting service. We will use our expertise to improve your chances of finding a job with a noticeable CV!

At Open Study College, we help shape your future.

To request your free copy of our Employability Guide and CV writing service email studentsupport@openstudycollege.com or call 03300 563100 and our friendly team will send you a link to access the guide.

Welcome to Open Study College

Why enrol with Open Study College?

  • Multiple award-winning distance learning college
  • Over 90,000 students have enrolled with us
  • Study from home, at your own pace
  • Full support from your tutor
  • Easy to understand course materials
  • FREE XO Student Discounts card
  • FREE CV writing service – Get a better CV to apply for better jobs
  • FREE employability guide to help you impress future employers

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