Diploma in Health and Social Care

LEVEL 3 DIPLOMA IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE
(This course is funded through the Advanced Learning Loan)

Introduction

This qualification develops the knowledge and skills needed when working in a senior role with adults in health and social care environments. It covers a wide range of areas including supporting individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and health care procedures.

Qualification Aim

The aim of this qualification is to:

Guide and assess the development of knowledge and skills relating to the health and social care workforce. The qualification will be the only qualification that confirms occupational competence for identified roles in the health and social care workforce in England.

This qualification specifically aims to:

  • recognise the learner’s understanding of the health and social care workforce
  • evaluate the learner’s application of knowledge in the workplace
  • provide accreditation for the essential knowledge, understanding and competence needed by those working within the health and social care workforce.

Qualification Number: 501/1729/4

Entry Code: 05926

Entry Requirements

This qualification is available to anyone who is capable of reaching the required standards. It has been developed free from any barriers that restrict access or progression thereby promoting equal opportunities.
All centre staff involved in the assessment or delivery of this qualification should understand the requirements of the qualification and match them to the needs and capabilities of individual candidates before entering them as candidates for this qualification.
There are no formal requirements for entry to this qualification.

What Can I Do Next?

Successful students can progress into work across a wide range of business- or management-based careers. Further study options include progressing into HNC/HND then University degree
For more information on how you can kick start your career, please visit the National Careers Service

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