What will I learn?

The objectives of this qualification are to enable learners to understand:

  • types of dementia and the importance of early diagnosis
  • person-centred approaches in dementia care
  • the role of communication, interaction and inclusion in dementia care and support
  • the use of medication to support individuals with dementia.

    Entry Requirements

    This qualification is designed for learners who want to develop their knowledge and understanding of dementia and dementia care. There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 2 health and social care related qualification.

    Fee Details 1

    Free if 19+ and don’t have a FULL L3 or above or unemployed or low wage# otherwise AL Loan available

    Fee Details 2

    Due to funding restrictions, anyone who doesn’t live in England, isn’t a UK resident^ or who lives in the local authority areas^ of:

    Cambridge and Peterborough
    Greater London Authority
    Greater Manchester
    Liverpool City Region
    North of Tyne Combined Authority
    North East
    South Yorkshire
    Tees Valley
    West Midlands
    West Yorkshire
    West of England

    Will be unable to apply for fee remission and may be subject to higher course fees than those published.

    ^go to this page on our website to check if your postcode is in a devolved funding area or to check eligibility if you are a non-UK resident: https://www.andover.ac.uk/fees-and-funding/

    If you don’t live in England or are not a UK resident or live in any of the above local authority areas and wish to enrol on the course, please contact us for information on tuition fees.

    Due to funding restrictions, anyone who doesn’t live in England or isn’t a UK resident will need to
    go to this page on our website to check their eligibility for an Advanced Learning Loan https://www.andover.ac.uk/fees-and-funding/

    Fee Code


    Fee Remission

    For further information on fee remission details linked to the above Fee
    Code – refer to our PT Application form on our

    Website Here

    Please Note

    Due to funding restrictions this course is not available to existing full time Sparsholt College/Andover College students aged 16, 17 or 18 (or 19-24 with an EHCP) on the 31/8 in the year they started their course.

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