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NVQ/QCF DIPLOMA IN HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE LEVEL 3

The  QCF level 3 in Health & Social Care programme is aimed at candidates who are aiming for higher responsibility e.g. care supervisor / team leader within Health and social care. You will gaining an enhanced skills, knowledge and understanding of the roles and responsibilities at a senior level, you will also be able to advance your professional career in terms of development in Health & Social Care and gain a nationally recognised diploma certificate which indicates your competence at this level.
The QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 3 is a nationally recognised qualification based on the Health and Social Care National Occupation Standards approved by Skills for Care & Development. The award confirms knowledge, skills and competence for individuals working with adults and children across all social care settings, such as within residential settings, primary care environments, domiciliary services, day services and supported living.

Course structure

Each unit within the Diploma has a credit rating and to achieve the QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 3 learners must complete 9 mandatory units along with a choice of optional knowledge and competence units equalling an overall 58 credits from 18 units.

Mandatory Units

•    Unit 1: Introduction to Communication in Health & Social Care Settings
•    Unit 2: Introduction to Personal Development in Health & Social Care Settings
•    Unit 3: Introduction to Equality and Inclusion in Health & Social Care Settings
•    Unit 4: Introduction to Duty of Care in Health & Social Care Settings
•    Unit 5: Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health & Social Care Settings
•    Unit 6: The Role of the Health & Social Care Worker
•    Unit 7: Implement Person-Centred Approaches in Health & Social Care Settings
•    Unit 8: Contribute to Health & Safety in Health & Social Care
•    Unit 9: Handle Information in Health & Social Care Settings

The optional knowledge and competence units cover different areas of health and social care such as supporting those with disabilities, learning disabilities or dementia, individuals working with children and young people, infection control and supported living. Learners have the opportunities to take a general qualification in health and social care, or they may follow a specialist pathway in areas such as Dementia or Learning Disabilities.


Assessment:

Assessment takes place through evaluation of work-based performance, presenting evidence, witness testimony and questioning. A portfolio of evidence is produced which demonstrates that the candidate can perform to the level described. The overall grade for each qualification is a pass. The learner must achieve all the required units within the specified qualification structure.
Assesssor will assist candidate in preparing and structuring their portfolio. Candidates will also have support through other resources provided.
 
Entry Requirements:

The course is open to all candidates.

Course duration:

The duration for the course is 6 months

Progression:

On successful completion of this program candidates can progress to work within the Care industry, the NHS or study for the QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 5.

Price: £2,750.00

NVQ/QCF DIPLOMA IN HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE LEVEL 3
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