The ProQual Level 3 Award in Awareness of the Mental Capacity Act is aimed at individuals working in all sectors who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding to provide care and treatment to individuals in accordance with the values underpinning the Mental Capacity Act 2005. This qualification would benefit anyone in a role where they are in charge of staff wellbeing within the workplace.

The Level 3 Award looks at the key elements of the Act, the importance of the Act itself and the importance of complying with the Act when working with individuals who lack capacity.


Course Structure

Through the Learning Assistant platform provided by City & Guilds, you can earn your qualification online while learning, developing and practicing the skills required for employment and/or career progression.

To gain the Level 3 Award in Awareness of the Mental Capacity Act you must complete 1 mandatory unit.


Mandatory Unit

Unit L/504/8409: Awareness of the Mental Capacity Act 2005


Course Format

The learning material is provided electronically on the Learning Assistant Platform with a guidebook and assessment plan. The assessment team will monitor your progress to offer you support and guidance throughout your course. 



You will produce evidence demonstrating your achievement of the learning outcomes for the unit, which will be assessed by a member of the Health & Social Care assessment team.

The ProQual Level 3 Award does not require an observation.


Age Restrictions

The ProQual Level 3 Award in Awareness of the Mental Capacity Act is not approved for those under the age of 16.



Learners will receive 6 months access to their course. Average completion time for the Level 3 Award is 3 months.



You will receive full uncapped access to the TrustTeach Health & Social Care assessment team for 6 months. You can contact the assessment team via phone, email or over the Learning Assistant platform.  Our assessors work Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm, and any messages sent outside of these hours will be picked up during normal working times.  

You will receive your e-cert within 1 week of completion and the hard copy of your certificate within 4 weeks of completion.



The cost of the course is £195.00

Should you wish to pay in full by card you can receive 15% off the full cost of the course. Use code PIF15 or call +44 (0)203 9002048.

Interest-free payment plans are available to suit all budgets with no credit checks.