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Full-Time & A Level Courses

Health & Social Care CACHE Extended Diploma L3

Level 3

Course code: K01D112
Type: Full Time, A Level & T Level
Duration: 2 years
Subject area: Health & Social Care
Location: Ludlow
Additional Costs - £64.00

This charge identified is applicable to learners aged 16-18 who qualify for funding. Learners aged 19+ will have to pay this charge and possibly tuition and exam fees. This will depend on the course and any prior qualifications. For further information, please refer to the fees page of our website

* Fees are chargeable each year and the fees quoted will be for the current year only, if the course is more than 1 year further fees will be due next year.

About the course

This is a wide-ranging course that will provide you with both the knowledge and skills that you will need to begin a career in this sector – either by progression to university or straight into the workplace. This could include areas such as nursing, special educational needs, social work, criminology, psychology, occupational therapy, residential care work or counselling.

What qualification will I gain?

NCFE CACHE L3 Certificate in Health & Social Care after the first year, and NCFE CACHE L3 Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care after completing the two year course.

Why choose us

• Excellent links with sector employers within the surrounding area; many students find further employment opportunities through these links. • Specialist placement opportunities available, such as the children’s ward at Hereford Hospital, district nursing and the Health Education Department of Shrewsbury Hospital. • Equivalent to three A Levels and is worth up to 168 UCAS points.

What you could do next

There is a wide range of progression routes in HE including Midwifery, Nursing, Teaching, Psychology, Social Work, Criminology, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy or Speech Therapy.

Alternatively, go directly into employment in health and social care related professions.

Popular modules

• Human Growth and Development

• Psychological Perspectives

• Sociological Perspectives

• Anatomy and Physiology

Assessment methods

Internal Assessment & some External set tasks

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at Grade 4 /C including English Language