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CACHE Level 3 Award in Childcare and Education

CACHE Level 3 Award in Health and Social Care Course

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Award: Level 3

Hours approx: 180

Support: 1 year

Format: Online

Course Information

If you would like to improve your prospects of securing employment within the Health and Social Care sector, the CACHE Level 3 Award in Health and Social Care Course is the perfect qualification to complete.

You will receive a nationally recognised qualification with CACHE which will also award up to 28 UCAS points for entry to University.

The Level 3 Award in Health and Social Care has been designed to enable learners to access Higher Education or assist with progression into the workplace.

Health and Social Care


  • Understand equality, diversity and rights in health and social care
  • How to work in an inclusive way
  • Legislation and codes of practice in relation to inclusive practice
  • Role of the health and social care practitioner
  • Human growth and development through the lifespan
  • Key elements of development across human lifespan
  • Theories of human growth and development
  • Significant life events within each stage of human development
  • Understand safeguarding
  • How to safeguard individuals in relation to legislation, policies and procedures
  • Factors that may contribute to an individual being vulnerable to harm or abuse
  • Signs, symptoms, indicators and behaviours that may cause concern
  • Lines of reporting and responsibility in relation to the safeguarding, protection and welfare of individuals
  • Role and responsibilities of the health and social care practitioner in relation to safeguarding individuals

Previous Knowledge Required

There are no previous entry requirements for this course, however students are expected to have a reasonable standard of literacy. You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.


You must successfully complete a series of assessments. Once all assessments and activities have been completed and you have met the required outcomes, you will then be awarded your certificate. The good news is, there is no final exam.

Awarding Organisation


Upon successful completion of this course, you will achieve an NCFE CACHE Level 3 Award in Health and Social Care.

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Upon achievement of this qualification, you will be able to progress onto the Level 3 Certificate and Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care. The Award would also help if you are looking to progress onto higher education where you could also supplement your study with our A Level courses to top up any UCAS points required.

The Award is also suitable if you have previous experience of working in the sector but would like to refresh your knowledge.

You will have access to a dedicated personal tutor who will be there to help you through your assignments.

You will have no other fees to pay with this course. The course enrolment fee includes access to support, course materials, certification and registration with the awarding body.

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