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Health and Social Care Level 3 Course

Start Date

Anytime

Enrolment Fee

£295

PayPal Acceptance Mark

Achievement

Level 3 Certificate

Study Hours

120 Hours

Support

1 Year Support

Assessment

Assignments

Health and Social Care Level 3 Online Course

Health and Social Care Level 3 Course

Start Date

Enrolment Fee

Anytime

£295

PayPal Acceptance Mark

Achievement

Level 3 Certificate

Study Hours

120 Hours

Support

1 Year Support

Assessment

Assignments

Course Information

The Distance Learning Health and Social Care Level 3 course would be beneficial if you are planning on becoming a social worker, health visitor, carer, nurse or paramedic. This course is one of our most popular and is ideal for anyone wanting to work in the health and social care sector. It is also excellent CPD material for those already working in a related field.

This home study course follows a logical and familiar structure; covering issues applicable to a Health and Social Care setting. You are then given an insight into many common health issues that affect most of us throughout our lives. These include common diseases and illnesses like diabetes and epilepsy. Subsequent units help you understand the effects that drugs and alcohol has on the body and their impact on society. This course will also provide you with the knowledge of how to support individuals with learning disabilities and mental health needs.

Care Certificate

As part of this course, you will have the opportunity to complete the Care Certificate. This consists of 15 standards and is intended for Healthcare Support Workers (HCSW) and Adult Social Care Workers (ASCW), including Care Support Workers, Health Care Assistants, Assistant Practitioners, and those providing support to clinical roles who have direct contact with patients.

The Care Certificate is a key component of the overall induction that employers must provide legally in order to meet the essential standards set out by the Care Quality Commission.

Previous Knowledge Required

You do not need any prior learning knowledge or experience to take this course. It is openly available to anyone who wishes to take part in a highly rewarding home study course, although you would be 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.

Syllabus

There are 10 modules you will need to cover which are:

Here we will concentrate on communicating with individuals using appropriate methods for the situation and individuals you are working with.

This unit is about the importance of personal development and reflective practice on health and social care. You will look at the skills, knowledge and understanding required in your work role and how you can plan development.

Here we recognise equality and diversity and how to work in an inclusive way. See how discrimination might happen and how you can work in a way to prevent it. You will also look at where to go for support, advice and information.

This unit is about the importance of your duty of care to those that you work with. You will develop an understanding of dilemmas that may arise from this, and how complaints should be handled.

In this section you will learn about what is meant by abuse and how to recognise the signs of abuse. You will also consider the factors that make abuse more likely.

In this unit you will learn about your role as health and social care worker. You will look at working relationships, the importance of team working and how to work in partnership with others.

In this unit you will learn about the importance of putting the individual at the centre of everything you do. You will look at person-centred values and how these should be applied in practice. We will also cover the importance of gaining consent and how to support individuals to make decisions based on accurate information.

In this unit you will learn about the importance of health and safety in health and social care settings. This will include your responsibilities in relation to the law and workplace policies and procedures.

In this unit you will learn about the importance of secure handling of information in health and social care settings. You will look at how information is kept secure and how to complete records.

Introduction to Learning Disability Awareness
Understanding an Individual with Learning Disabilities
Supporting People with Learning Disabilities & Mental Health Needs
Supporting People with Asperger’s Syndrome
Supporting People with Autism
Supporting People with Cerebral Palsy
Supporting People with Down Syndrome
Supporting People with Diabetes Mellitus
Epilepsy Awareness
Caring for People with Dementia
End of Life Care
Safeguarding Children and Adults
Safe Handling of Medicines
Awareness of Alcohol and Substance Misuse
Infection Control
Health and Safety
Food Hygiene
Data Protection

Assessments

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.

Course Outcome

At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement by Abstract Education and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all of the units you have completed as part of your course).

The Level 3 Health and Social Care course has been benchmarked at a level 3 which would give you some indication as to the difficulty of this course. I.e., GCSE would be equivalent to Level 2 and A’ Level would be equivalent to Level 3.

Will I need to pay anything else?

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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Enrolment Fees

Our Enrolment fee for this course is noted at the top of this page where you can enrol directly onto the course.  This fee includes access to your course including tutor support for 12 months.

Our enrolment fee includes:

  • All study materials covering the full specification
  • Full support where you can also message your tutor as many times as you need to
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • Registration with the awarding body and your final Certificate.

FAQs

You can enrol online right now by Card or PayPal (Visa, Mastercard, Maestro and American Express). Alternatively, we also accept BACS transfer or we can send you a payment link.

If we have given you the option of “online” or “paper” at the top of the page next to the enrolment fee, you will be able to choose one or the other.  If no option is available, it means that the course offered is online only.

With our courses, we have learners from all over the world enrolled.  Therefore, if we restricted your learning to certain times, not everyone would be available.  All our courses are accessible 24/7 via our online secure portal.  Any videos on your portal would be pre-recorded meaning you can work through your course at your own pace.

We understand that circumstances change and sometimes things can take a little longer. If you go over the course period then talk to us. We can normally extend your support for a small additional fee.

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.

Please feel free to contact us by telephone or email with any further queries.

Still unsure? See below for more information on Health and Social

There are a wide range of people who require health and social care services.  These can include:

  • Babies and children – maternity services, general hospital services, speech therapy, dentistry, foster care, child protection, childminders, playgroups and nursery.
  • Adolescents – school medial services, mental health, residential care and youth work.
  • Adults – community mental health nursing, smoking, sexual health, drugs, housing, counselling, and support groups.
  • Older people – health nursing, nursing homes, hospices, sheltered housing and lunch clubs or days out.
  • Disabled people – rehabilitative care, social education including life skills and personal assistance.

As you can see, there are numerous reasons why health and social care is so important and completing the Health and Social Care Level 3 Course will provide you with valuable knowledge for a wide range of jobs roles.

Health and Social can lead you in in quite a few directions.  You may aspire to become a nurse one day and with adequate support and training, this is certainly doable.

Further training is always available in this field too.  You may want to progress onto a Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care which is for experienced care workers looking to go into management roles.

Another career option would be management within a care home.  Our Care Home Management course may be of interest to you.

Whichever career you choose, health and social care will provide you with a great amount of job satisfaction as you’re able to make a huge impact in people’s lives on a daily basis.