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L3 Health & Social Care

Full-time L3 Health & Social Care Level 3 | Technical Certificate in Health and Social Care

This qualification is designed to enable learners to access higher education upon successful completion, or to progress into the workplace. The qualification is structured to allow learners to pursue their interest in specific areas of social care, health studies and health sciences, whilst s...

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September 2020Filton Campus3Apply Online

Tuition Fees

16-18

Between the ages of 16-18 you do not need to pay tuition or exam fees for your course.

19-23

If you are between the ages of 19 and 23 and have not achieved a full Level 2 or Level 3 qualification before, then you may be entitled to a Legal Entitlement to cover the cost of your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (English or Maths Course etc.)

If you are 19 or over and taking an English or Maths course up to an including Level 2, and have not previously achieved a GCSE Grade A* to C or grade 4 or higher, then you may be entitled to a Legal Entitlement to cover the cost of your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (Level 2 Course or Below etc.)

If you are aged 19 or over and studying a level 2 course or below, you may be entitled to a Low Income/Benefit Waiver. If awarded, this Waiver will cover your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (Level 3 Course or Above etc.)

If you are aged 19 or over and studying on a level 3 course or above, and the Level 3 Legal Entitlement does not apply, you will need to pay the full cost of the course. You may however be eligible to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with the tuition fees.

Please make arrangements to pay your course fee costs at the time of enrolment. Payment is due prior to the start of your course. The option to pay via an instalment plan is available if required. Please contact the College directly for the most up to date course fees – these may be subject to change.

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Summary

This qualification is designed to enable learners to access higher education upon successful completion, or to progress into the workplace. The qualification is structured to allow learners to pursue their interest in specific areas of social care, health studies and health sciences, whilst still allowing for a diversity of options to maintain a broad range of progression opportunities.

Modules studied include safeguarding in health and social care, infection prevention and control, psychological perspectives, sociological perspectives, reflective practice and communication in health and social care.

What do I need to join?

5 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, including English Language, Maths and Science. An acceptable DBS clearance and academic reference. Applicants will also need to successfully pass a taster day and a 6-week probationary period.

How will I know how I am doing?

You will be continuously assessed through your assignment tasks. Assignments are set throughout the year, so you will know how well you are doing, with regular one-to-one feedback from your tutor.

Maths & English

All learners must have a grade C or above in Maths and English to enrol on the Level 3 programme. Functional skills are embedded within the curriculum and learners are fully prepared for HEI entrance exams.

Employability

Learners who complete the Level 3 Technical Certificate can progress onto apprenticeships and employment within the HSC sector.

Learners who complete the Level 3 Technical Extended Diploma can progress onto studying different types of nursing, midwifery, social work, youth work, radiography, paramedic science and youth work at HE level. Other HE routes include sociology, psychology and law.

Work Experience

Learners will be required to attend a placement in a real work environment to support their learning. The minimum required number of placement hours are:

  • Certificate: 75 hours
  • Extended Diploma: 175 hours (includes the 75 hours completed during the Certificate)

What can I do next?

Successful completion of this qualification will allow learners to progress into higher education in a related field, gain employment in the sector or progress into an apprenticeship.

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Course information last updated: Tuesday 12th November 2019 @ 10.50am (5 days ago)

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