Health and Social Care - Level 3 Certificate

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Start Date: 04 September 2023
Attendance: Full Time
Suitable for: School Leavers
Duration: 1 Year
Level: Level 3
Location: Centre for Business, Arts and Technology, Camden Road

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ABOUT THE COURSE

This one-year course will develop your skills and knowledge in Health and Social Care, alongside improving your English and Maths, to help you progress in the sector.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

You will study a combination of theory, applied theory and practical topics across a broad range of subjects.

Topics covered can include:

  • Human Lifespan Development
  • Working in Health and Social Care
  • Meeting Individual Support Needs
  • Principles of Safe Practice in Health and Social Care

WHAT WILL I NEED?

You will need

  • Four GCSEs at grade 4 or above or an equivalent Level 2 qualification
  • An Enhanced DBS check
  • A reference from your previous school/college

All applicants must have an initial assessment and interview to confirm that the course is suitable for them.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

The course is assessed through a combination of coursework activities, theoretical and practical assignments, assessment tests, exams and case studies. There are two externally assessed units. All units are assessed and graded and an overall grade for the qualification is awarded.

WHAT WILL IT COST?

School Leavers

If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, it will be free. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.

WHAT CAN I DO AFTER?

You can progress to further study, such as an Access to Higher Education course, such as Access to Nursing or Access to Teaching - or a relevant HNC or HND. Other progression routes include apprenticeships or other employment, such as voluntary or paid work within a care setting.

OUR CENTRES
Centre for Business, Arts
and Technology
444 Camden Road
N7 0SP
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Sixth Form College
Angel
283-309 Goswell Road
EC1V 7LA
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Centre for Lifelong Learning
28-42 Blackstock Road
Finsbury Park
N4 2DG
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Centre for Applied Sciences
Angel
311-321 Goswell Road
EC1V 7DD
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