Health and Social Care (Adults) - Level 3

Balliol Road Campus

Course Details

This course is for those aged 16+ who are undertaking a career in the Health Care Profession (Adults).

This course will enable you to develop knowledge, understanding and skills relevant to working in the Health and Social Care Sector. 

This qualification is to guide and assess the development of knowledge and skills relating to the health and social care workforce.

This qualification confirms competence in these areas for roles such as:

  • Care assistants/support workers/key workers in residential settings
  • Healthcare assistants / support workers in community and primary care environments
  • Healthcare assistants / support workers in acute health environments(Hospitals)
  • Care assistants/support workers/key workers in domiciliary services
  • Care assistants/support workers/key workers in day services
  • Support workers in supported living projects
  • Community-based care assistants/ support workers/key workers, including those working in specialist areas eg dementia, learning disabilities
  • Personal assistants employed directly by the individual they support or their families
  • Emerging new types of workers and multidisciplinary health roles crossing traditional service barriers and delivery models.

You will gain understanding knowledge and performance in key areas of responsibilities including communication, health and safety, infection prevention and control, moving and positioning, safeguarding, personal development, duty of care, record keeping, person centred planning.

Diploma in Health & Social Care Level 3.
12 months
  • University
  • Employment
  • Higher Apprenticeship
  • Senior Dementia Care Worker
  • Senior Care Work
  • Family Support Worker
  • Heath Care Assistant
  • Nurse
  • Mental Health Nurse
  • Health Nurse
  • Social Care Assistant
  • Social Worker
  • Team Leader

Entry Requirements

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