LEVEL 3 DIPLOMA IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE
The qualification aims to provide learners with the knowledge and skills necessary to work in the health and social care sector in the future. The course is designed for those seeking to advance their career in the health and social care sector or for those who are already working in the field and would like a more formal qualification to compliment their existing experience.
There is a wide range of topics covered in the diploma, including communication, health and safety, safeguarding, equality and diversity, and person-centred care, among others. There are a number of mandatory units that learners are required to complete as part of the Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care programme, as well as a range of optional units that relate directly to their specific interests or job roles.
The qualification is assessed through a combination of written assignments, practical assessments, and work-based observations. Upon completion of this course, learners may progress to a higher-level qualification in health and social care or pursue a career in a range of settings, including hospitals, nursing homes, residential care homes, and community care services.
Course Code: LSBE/UND/DHSC-O3
Awarded by: QUALIFI
Credit Hours: 120
Accredited by: Ofqual (UK Government) Regulated Qualification
Duration: 06- 12 Months
Mode of Study: Online/ Blended Learning
Course Assessment: Research Based Assignments
- An introduction to Health and Social Care
- Communication for Health and Social Care
- Promoting Health in the Population
- Person-Centered Care
Optional units: Choose any Two
- Understanding Diabetes Care
- Understanding Stroke Care
- Understanding Dementia Care
In the UK many graduates enter employment where a degree in any subject would be acceptable. In this instance what they offer the employer is evidence of the range of competencies which have been developed through their academic study, rather than the specific subject content of their degree. Given the current economic climate and the increased competition for graduate positions, it's important to consider a range of occupational areas. Bear in mind that many careers require further study, training and/or work experience beyond your degree.
Health and Social Care degree can open up doors to some seriously well-paid careers in the following job roles..
- Health administration
- Care management
- Further Education teaching
- Community development
- Charity Officer
- Social work
- Health therapies
- Youth work.
Entry Requirements Applicant must possess the following for entry into Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care
- Qualifications at Level 2
- Work experience in the health and social care sector and demonstrate ambition with clearcareer goals
- A Level 3 qualification in another discipline and want to develop their careers in health and social care.
- Provide a CV and Personal Statement
- Provide a copy of original qualification certificates and proof of ID, e.g. Passport
- Applicants will also be invited to attend an online interview
English Language Requirements
If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country then s/he must provide evidence of English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 5.5. We also accept other standard English tests and qualifications, as long as they meet the minimum requirements of your course. If a learner doesn't meet the English language requirements then s/he can achieve the required level by successfully completing a pre-sessional English course before starting the main course.
To complete the course, students should have access to:
- a laptop or Desktop PC with relevant online learning third-party Softwares, e.g. Zoom
- a webcam and headphones
- internet speeds with a minimum bandwidth of 600kbps (up/down), with a recommended speed of 1.5 Mbps (up/down)