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Health & social care extended diploma Level 3

Level 3

Course code: H06D135
Type: Full Time
Duration: 2 years
Subject area: Health & care
Location: Hereford
Fee: Additional Costs - £90.00,Examination - £175.00,FE Tuition l3 - £2,617.00

About the course

This course is a coherent study of the health and social care sector and supports progression to a HE university degree in a related subject; these include nursing, midwifery, paramedic science, social work, occupational therapy, teaching and many more. It could also lead to an apprenticeship in the sector for those who wish to go straight out into practice to work as care/ support workers.

Why choose us

This is a popular course that supports students to achieve the necessary grades and specialist subject knowledge to progress to related degree programmes. It is a highly successful course with students obtaining high grades and progression to highly regarded universities, including those within the Russell group.

What you could do next

This qualification is equivalent to three A Levels. Learners will have the necessary UCAS points to progress in Health and Social Care related higher education courses, a Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care, or work in practice if they choose to do so.

Popular modules

  • Anatomy and physiology

  • Work placement

  • Infection control

  • Human lifespan

  • Principles of safe practice

  • Meeting individual care needs

Assessment methods

Assessments will be via external exams, controlled internal assessment and written assignments