This is a two-year course, equivalent to three A-levels, which will allow progression to University. This level 3 course is designed to build on previous learning at level 2 or for students coming into the sector with an ambition to build a career in the Health and Social Care sector. Please note that when you apply for this course you will be applying for the first year, which is known as a 90 Credit Diploma.

  • What will I learn?

    The course allows you to develop an understanding of the diverse and complex nature of this industry while offering work experience linked to your specific area of interest.

  • Example modules

    • Developing Effective Communication
    • Health Safety and Security in Health and Social Care
    • Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care
    • Public Health
  • How will I be assessed?

    Assessment is continuous, based on assignments, practical work and workplace performance.

  • Entry Requirements

    A minimum of 4 GCSE passes including English and Maths. We are accepting a grade C (current GCSE) or a grade 4 (New GCSE) as a pass. Alternatively we will accept a full Level 2 qualification at Merit grade or above including GCSE English and Maths.

  • Progression & Career Opportunities

    Level 3 Extended Diploma. You will be able to work in a number of industries, including Nursing, Social Work and Social Care.

  • Cost of Study


    This course is fully funded for students who are 16-18 years of age.

  • Additional Information

    There will be a course contribution fee of £125. There is also an additional fee for the CRB check of approximately £60.

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Course Details

Qualification Level Level 3
Study Mode Full-Time Course
Start Date September
Duration 36 Weeks
Course Code FHEALL3CT
Runs at

Aylesbury Wycombe

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