Level 3 National Foundation Diploma in Health and Social Care

Health, Public Services and Care

Health, Public Services and Care
Health, Public Services and Care

What will you be working towards?

Code D08SPL3HSC101
Qualification Type National Foundation Diploma (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


This course is taught over two years; however, each year is a separate qualification. You achieve a National Foundation Diploma on completion of year one and a full Level 3 Extended Diploma on completion of year two.

You will further develop the knowledge skills and behaviours required to launch a successful career in health and social care.

Throughout the course you will complete a minimum placement of 100 hours in care/ residential/day care centres for the elderly to further develop your communication skills, planning and running activities and basic care needs.


  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Nutrition
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Health and Safety
  • Work Placements in Vocational Settings

How will it be delivered?

You course assessments may include:
  • Assignments
  • Controlled assessments
  • Presentations
  • Exams.