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Health and Social Care (Level 3)


Why study this course?

This course gives you the opportunity to go to university to study nursing, social work and many other health profession qualifications. It is also a great stepping stone for entering into employment.

What will I study?

You will study a range of core, mandatory and optional units including: communication, equality & diversity; nutrition in health; human growth & development; safeguarding; working in health & social care and common care disorders. You will be required to undertake one day per week in a practical placement where you will take on the role of an employee in a variety of settings.

What will I be able to do after I complete this course?

This Level 3 qualification can help you find employment, or give you the UCAS points needed for university.

You could study for a Foundation Degree in Health & Social Care or Psychology & Crime at Tresham College or go on to study HND or degree courses in Social Work, Nursing, Medical Studies, Teaching, Psychology or Youth Studies, or find employment in the sector.

Are there any additional costs?

• Textbooks approx. £20
• T-shirt approx. £10

Is there anything else I need to know when considering this course?

Entry is subject to a successful interview. You must have a clean DBS check.

What qualifications will I gain?

• Health & Social Care Level 3 Extended Technical Diploma AND • English and maths qualifications if required

UCAS points available

Up to 168