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Health and Social Care

Level 3 - Health & Social Care

  • Academic Year: 23/24
  • College 16+
  • International
  • EP Campus

How to apply

The Course

You will complete nine internally-assessed units and one externally-assessed assignment. You will also complete a minimum of 100 hours of work experience over one day per week.

Upon achievement of the Certificate, you may be able to progress to the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care. You will have the choice of two pathways

  • Health & Social – this route is suitable for those who want to work in social care, social work or counselling
  • Health Sciences – this is for those who to train to become a midwife, paramedic or a nurse

The Certificate supports students to progress to a wide range of job roles within the health and social care sector. Upon completion of the second year, students will have gained UCAS points equivalent to three A Levels.

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Typically you will need 5 GCSEs at grade 4/C, including a 4/3 (C/D) combination for maths and English.
After successfully completing the course, students will be qualified to embark on careers in the health and caring professions, or progress to further training such as nursing. Students who reach a high standard can enter paramedical careers such as occupational therapy and speech therapy. The Level 3 Extended Diploma is also accepted by universities as an alternative to A Levels. Students can progress to biology degree courses or teacher training.

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EP Campus
Starts : September 4th, 2023
1 Year
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