Level 3 Award in Health and Social Care

Health, Public Services and Care

Health, Public Services and Care
Health, Public Services and Care
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code R08SPL3HSC102
Qualification Type National Award (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.


You will study a range of topics including:
  • Anatomy and Physiology, Nutrition, Infection Prevention and Control
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Health and Safety
  • Work Placements in Vocational Settings

How will it be delivered?

Your course assessments may include:
  • Assignments
  • External controlled assessments
  • Presentations
  • Exams

Your next steps...

Foundation Degree in Professional Practice in Health and Social Care, nursing or one of the allied health professions within the health and social care sector.