OUR COURSE: HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE

Diploma in Health & Social Care Level 3

This Apprenticeship provides the breadth and depth of skills and knowledge needed for employment in Health & Social Care.

COURSE COSTS

UK STUDENTS

£870.00

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

£1,400.00

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Who is this course suitable for?

This Apprenticeship is suitable for those working in some lone worker or supervisory care roles in social care settings.

This qualification confirms the competence in the areas for roes such as:

  • Senior care assistants/support workers/key workers in residential settings
  • Senior healthcare assistants/support workers in community and primary care environments
  • Senior healthcare assistants/support workers in acute health environments
  • Senior care assistants/support workers/key workers in day services
  • Senior support workers in supported living projects
  • Community-based senior 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.

What is required to join this course?

This qualification is designed for learners aged 16 and above. This qualification is a competency based qualification and chosen units need to be linked to their job role. 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. Learners should also have literacy and numeracy skills.

This qualification aims to:

This qualification aims to introduce knowledge around the following areas relating to working in adult social care:

  • Develop and demonstrate competence in Health and Social Care
  • Develop technical skills and knowledge and understanding related to the specified job roles in Health and Social Care
  • Have existing skills recognised
  • Achieve a nationally-recognised Level 3 qualification
  • Develop their own personal growth and engagement in learning.

How will this course be taught?

This is a work based qualification. Learners will upload work into the electronic portfolio (e-portfolio) system and receive feedback from one of our industry expert assessors. Learners will not receive a physical visit from an assessor but can speak via telephone, email & the message system within the e-portfolio.

Additional pricing information
The full cost of this qualification could be claimed back through our partner organisation - please contact us for further details.

Within Health & Social Care employers may be entitled to claim money back through the Workforce Development Fund.

What are the career/progression opportunities?

Level 5 Diploma in Care & Leadership

COURSE CONTENT

MANDATORY GROUP UNITS

  • Unit 01
    Promote Communication in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
  • Unit 02
    Engage in Personal Development in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
  • Unit 03
    Promote Equality and Inclusion in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
  • Unit 04
    Principles for Implementing Duty of Care in Health, Social Care Or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
  • Unit 05
    Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care
  • Unit 06
    The Role of The Health and Social Care Worker
  • Unit 07
    Promote Person Centred Approaches in Health and Social Care
  • Unit 08
    Promote and Implement Health and Safety in Health and Social Care
  • Unit 09
    Promote Good Practice in Handling Information in Health and Social Care Settings

ADDITIONAL OPTIONAL GROUP UNITS

  • Unit 10
    Purpose and Principles of Independent Advocacy
  • Unit 11
    Understand Mental Wellbeing and Mental Health Promotion
  • Unit 12
    Understand Mental Health Problems
  • Unit 13
    Understand the Process and Experience of Dementia
  • Unit 14
    Understand the Administration of Medication to Individuals with Dementia Using a Person-Centred Approach
  • Unit 15
    Understand the Role of Communication and Interactions with Individuals who have Dementia
  • Unit 16
    Understand the Diversity of Individuals with Dementia and the Importance of Inclusion
  • Unit 17
    Understand Theories of Relationships and Social Networks
  • Unit 18
    Introduction to Personalisation in Social Care

IN BRIEF:

Qualification

Diploma in Health & Social Care



Qualification Level

Level 3

Awarding organisation

iCQ

Additional pricing information

The full cost of this qualification could be claimed back through our partner organisation - please contact us for further details.

Instruction language

English

Qualification Duration

Minimum of 4 months

Applications accepted throughout the year.


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