NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care

The Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care (the old NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care) course is aimed at individuals working as a senior care assistant or senior support worker in any care settings or looking pursue a degree in Nursing and Social Work. This qualification confirms competence in these areas for roles such as:

  • Senior Care Support Workers in Residential Settings
  • Senior Healthcare Assistants in Community, Primary Care and Acute Health Environments
  • Senior Care Support Workers in Domiciliary Services, Supported Living or Day Services
  • Community-Based Senior Support Workers

To achieve the Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (QCF), learners must achieve a total of 58 credits. With our approach, you will have the option study for 60 credits which is the number of credits required for admission into most UK Universities UK for a Nursing or Social Work degree. The qualification will confirm knowledge, skills and competence for those working with adults and children across all social care settings, including residential settings, primary care environments, domiciliary services, day services and supported living. 28 credits must be taken from the mandatory units and a maximum of 7 credits from Group B and a minimum of 23 credits from Group C.

Section 1 – Mandatory Units (Minimum: 28/ Maximum: 28 credits)

001 – Promote Communication in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings

002 – Engage in Personal Development in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings

003 – Promote Equality and Inclusion in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings

004 – Principles for Implementing Duty of Care in Health, Social Care Or Children’s and Young People’s Settings

005 – Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care

006 – The Role of The Health and Social Care Worker

007 – Promote Person Centred Approaches in Health and Social Care

008 – Promote and Implement Health and Safety in Health and Social Care

009 – Promote Good Practice in Handling Information in Health and Social Care Settings

Section 2 – Optional Knowledge Units (Minimum: 2/ Maximum: 7 credits)

011 – Understand Mental Wellbeing and Mental Health Promotion

012 – Understand Mental Health Problems

Section 3 – Optional Competence Units (Minimum: 23)

046 – Develop and Sustain Effective Working Relationships with Staff in Other Agencies

056 – Move and Position Individuals in Accordance with their Plan of Care

068 – Facilitate Person-Centred Assessment, Planning, Implementation and Review

074 – Support Individuals with Specific Communication Needs

080 – Support Use of Medication in Social-Care Settings

  • All candidates must be 16+ years old and have no criminal records.
  • Must already be working within the health and social care
  • Although there are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 2 qualification.

The Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children (90 credits) or a Foundation Degree.

6 – 8 months

Blended – Workplace Assessments (Paid/Voluntary Work Placement Required), Online and Tutor Support

Was £2,800.00, now £1,400.00 for a limited time only. You could pay in full or monthly

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