Course Content

  • Understanding dementia
  • How person-centred approaches are used to underpin the care and support of individuals with dementia
  • Supporting positive interaction, occupation and activity in dementia
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care and support
  • How to support individuals with dementia to exercise choice and rights
  • The administration of medication and well-being of individuals with dementia

Full course title

NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Understanding the Principles of Dementia Care

Course Reviews


From 1st April 2021, anyone aged 19+ who wants to achieve their first full level 3 qualification, which is equivalent to an advanced technical certificate or diploma, or 2 full A levels, may be able to sign up to a fully-funded course.

  • Currently live in England
  • Resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years, for purposes other than study

How Learners use this course

By completing this Level 3 course in the Principles of Dementia Care, you can become familiarised with and develop an understanding of how to care for someone who has been diagnosed with dementia, and how to identify the early signs of dementia. This course would be helpful for those looking for a career in Health and Social Care and can lead to roles such as;

  • Care Worker (£13,500 to £25,000)
  • Social Services Manager (£35,000 to £65,000)
  • Social Care Worker (£17,000 to £27,000)