Health and Social Care Level 3

What will you Learn?
The qualifications is nationally recognised and is based on the Health and Social Care National Occupation Standards. There are three routes you can undertake:
• Generic Health and Social Care pathway
• Dementia pathway
• Learning Disabilities pathway
The qualification develops the underpinning skills and knowledge required to work in Adult Social Care sector. The Units are split between knowledge and competence, which cover different areas of Health and Social Care such as supporting person centred approaches, advocacy, supporting those with disabilities, learning disabilities or dementia. Level three gives the opportunity for individuals to specialise in their chosen pathway.
Within Health and Social Care there are numerous roles and job opportunities depending on the qualifications you have or are working towards.
Duration
There is a three hour session each week in the centre for 48 weeks or four terms, during which you gain the knowledge to be able to compile the required evidence. We will aim to complete the qualification within 18 months though, depending on experience and the learner’s circumstances, this course can take between one and two years.
Learners need to be within a work placement for at least a day a week to gain the practical experience and achieve the competence level required.
What are the entry requirements?
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification but learners need to be working or volunteering in an appropriate work placement.
You will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS).
English and Maths will be assessed and learners are expected to have a grade C (or equivalent) in GCSE Maths and English.
Progression
Learners can progress to the Level 4 or progress with your career.

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Venue: Endeavour Learning and Skills Centre
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Duration: 18 Months

Course ID: Health and Social Care (Level 3)

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