Health Sciences and Social Care

Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma Health & Social Care
Course Title
Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma Health & Social Care
Course Code
Mode of Study
Entry Requirements
4 GCSEs (A*-C/9-4), including English language or maths, or a Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care with English and maths. You will need to complete a DBS check. For students aged 19+ this course is non-funded and requires an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the course fees. Find out more about Advance Learner Loans [here.]( If you have any questions about course fees then please contact our admissions team on 01582 569569.
Leads on to
Progress onto university or further training. Career prospects will include nursing, occupational therapy, physiotherapy and teaching to name a few.
As well as being a recognised entry qualification into university, this course has been designed specifically for those with an interest in nursing, social work, teaching, psychology or healthcare. Set your sights high with this course, you will have the knowledge, understanding and skills essential to the health and social care sector. You will study
Developing effective communication within health and social care
Sociological and psychological perspectives
Fundamentals of anatomy and physiology
Research methodology for health and social care
Supporting individuals care needs
200 hours work placement This course is suitable for school leavers aged 16-18, if you're older than this please contact our admissions team on 01582 569569 to discuss more suitable options or browse our part-time courses on our website.