Health and Social Care Level 3

Overview

This qualification is designed to equip learners with the skills and knowledge needed to care for others in a broad range of health or social care settings.

A Diploma in Health and Social Care is flexible to suit all fields of health and social care. Learners can select a pathway that suits their role - for example, working with people with a learning disability, people with dementia or children and young people.

This is the main qualification required by the Care Councils in Wales.

Course Content

Promote communication in health and social care or children and young peoples.
Engage in personal development in health and social care or children and young people’s settings.
Promote equality and inclusion in health and social care or children and young people’s settings.
Principles for implementing duty of care in health and social care or children and young people’s settings.
Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care.
The role of the health and social care worker.
Promote person centred approaches in health and social care.
Promote good practice in handling information in health and social care.
Understand sensory loss (Mandatory in Wales).


Application of Number Level 2
Communication Level 2
Accredited
Assessment in Work
Expected Duration: 18 months

Method of Study

Combined knowledge and competence-based qualification delivered mainly at the learners place of work. Each learner is assigned an individual Training Officer who schedules visits on a monthly basis.

Ideal For

  • All those who wish to work or are working in a supervised role with adults in health and social care 
  • Allow successful candidates to follow a career in Health & Social Care and continue to study further
  • Senior Health Workers
  • Senior Support Workers
  • Senior Care Workers
  • Senior Care Assistants
  • Key Workers
  • Senior Personal Assistants

Entry Requirements

For a funded Level 3 programme applicants must be:
Employed with a contract for a minimum of 16 hours per week at a rate of pay equal to, or in excess of, the National Minimum Wage. The job role must be suitable for the learner to be able to display occupational competence.

Awarding Body

How do I enrol?

Contact us for an informal chat, our experienced team of Account Managers will guide you through the process.

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