Social Care for Communities Level 4


Explore community-centric care through our online Social Care for Communities Level 4 course. This programme equips you with a robust understanding of legal frameworks, social policy development, and the pivotal role of needs-led assessments in community care.

Social Care for Communities Level 4

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About This Course

Explore community-centric care through our online Social Care for Communities Level 4 course. This programme delves deep into the intricacies of social care, equipping you with a robust understanding of legal frameworks, social policy development, and the pivotal role of needs-led assessments in community care.

This course has been designed for individuals working in the care sector who are looking to gain more community-focused roles. Learn the core principles, values and specialised training necessary in this industry. Develop methods to collaborate effectively within communities, forging partnerships to cater to unique needs.

You’ll learn all of the necessary skills to work within your community, from working with individuals with SEND needs to adult services and child welfare.

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Total cost if courses bought separately: £1,155


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Course Benefits

This course will enable you to:

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of legal frameworks, social policy development, needs-led assessments, record-keeping, and quality assurance within community care.
  • Study at your own pace and from the comfort of your home, allowing you to balance your professional commitments while advancing your career.
  • Acquire insights and expertise that are highly relevant to the ever-growing health and social care sector, particularly in community-focused roles.

Course Units

Unit 1: History of Social Care in Communities

Unit 2: Assessment, Care Planning, and Review

Unit 3: Roles and Values

Unit 4: Meeting Social Needs

Unit 5: Adult Services

Unit 6: Children’s Services


This course is assessed using a series of assignments that are designed to test your knowledge of the course materials. You’ll access your learning materials and submit your work online using our learner management system. Your expert assessor will mark your work and guide you throughout the programme.

Required Knowledge

There are no requirements to enrol in this course.

Awarding Body

Upon completion of this course, you’ll achieve a Level 4 Diploma in Social Care for Communities from National Institution of Qualifications (NIOQ).

This course has been designed to meet the requirements of specific learners of employers. It is endorsed by National Institution of Qualifications (NIOQ), meaning the course has undergone external quality checks to ensure it is maintained and delivered to an excellent standard.

National Institution of Qualifications is a national certificating organisation. Endorsement of our courses ensures learners have access to high-quality materials that cover all learning outcomes, helping them to achieve their potential.


From the guidance of your personal tutor, whose industry experience will help to support and mentor your studies, to our comprehensive study guide and course materials; from day one we will go above and beyond to help you succeed in your studies. 12 months of tutor support are included with this course, however it’s possible to complete this course within 6 months or less.

You too can take advantage of the extensive knowledge base of your personal tutor and use their experiences to get all of your questions answered. Similarly, our student support team are readily available to lend you their advice and guidance as they help you to decipher your course materials and answer your questions.

Only one click away, you can trust that help will be there when you need it.

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This is a question that our team are often asked, there are many reasons but here are the main reasons to choose Association of Learning:

  • No hidden charges, the price you see includes everything, from tutoring to certification.
  • Our average tutor marking time is 3 working days (most providers are 10+).
  • Our customers have rated us ‘Excellent’ on Trustpilot.
  • Our courses are up to date. Many providers create course content and fail to keep it up to date.
  • We are open later than any other home learning provider.
  • As many submissions as you need to complete, many providers cap how many times you can submit work.
  • All courses are fully endorsed by external awarding organisations.
  • 14 day money back guarantee or course switch.

If you need any more reasons to choose Association of Learning, contact our team!

You have 12 months to complete your course, however you can complete at a faster pace without any additional costs. Some of our students have managed to complete in as little as 3 months!

There are two payment options, pay in full for your course or monthly. Our monthly payment option allows you to spread the cost of your course over a 10 month period.

If you choose to pay using a payment plan, to apply you must be able to answer yes to the following:

  • Your billing address is based in the UK
  • You have a UK based bank account
  • Bill payer must be 18 or above.

No, this course is assignment based, which means you will not have to complete any exams. If your assignment doesn’t pass first time, you can retry as many times as you need within your 12 months support period.

No, this is a distance learning course, which means your assessments will be submitted and marked using our online LMS (Learner Management System).

Unlike other providers, Association of Learning use a fast-track system to get your certificate to you within six weeks (our average is two weeks).

This course is an endorsed certification, not a regulated qualification.

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