The Level 3 Certificate in Health and Social Care has been designed to enable learners to access Higher Education or assist with progression into the workplace. This qualification does not provide a licence to practise, but may support progression into a wide range of job roles in the health and social care sector, including: • Care Support Workers in adult residential settings • Healthcare Assistants in community, primary care and acute health environments • Care Support Workers in domiciliary services, supported living or day services • Community-based Support Workers This course is free to any learner that does not already have a level 3 qualification.
There are three units to complete on this course
No formal qualifications are required. However, the interview process will include an assessment and students should achieve level 2 or above in this assessment
Pen; paper; folder and dividers. The recommended reading list will be provided at the interview.
Please note that students will be expected to meet deadlines, conduct research and take part in group activities. There will be the opportunity to complete some of the course as distance/ blended learning. This will be discussed at the interview
Regular homework assignments and 1:1 tutorials.
An additional 3-4 hours of home study is required.
Learners will be able to progress to the Level 3 Certificate in Health and Social Care and then to the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care; also learners will be offered an interview for the Access to Higher Education Diploma leading to university study
This can also help with progression in employment in health and social care