Level 3 Certificate & Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care - CACHE

Key Facts
  • Starts September 2022
  • Course Type Full Time
  • Duration Two Years
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Do you enjoy helping others? Do you want to work in a caring profession or go on to higher education? This academic Health & Social Care course carries UCAS points for Higher Education study and offers an insight into the many roles that exist in this industry. It will also help you develop the skills to study at a higher level or work in the health or care sector.

What will I learn

Your study sessions with vocationally experienced and qualified tutors will include group work activities, research tasks, role play, seminars, lectures and discussions. You will learn about meeting individual care needs, communicating effectively, lifespan development, physiological disorders and you will engage in work experience.

How will I learn

You will participate in a variety of activities including independent research tasks, display tasks, presentations and group work. You will also spend some time in real work settings gaining vital experience within health & social care.

What's next

You could broaden your knowledge and understanding of the key subjects within Health & Social Care by going on to the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care (year 2-essential for entry to HE) or you may choose to go on to an apprenticeship in the health or social care industries or find work in care related roles.

Additional Information

As part of the course you will have the opportunity to complete work experience placement in different settings. The course is graded A*- D.

We are a friendly, experienced team of staff who aim to support you to become an independent learner.
Health & Social Care is a huge subject area and offers a range of opportunities for further study (after year in nursing, social work, paramedic science, psychology and criminology.
Excellent progression rates from this course to the Extended Diploma and to higher education following year
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