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Health & Social Care Level 3

Diploma in Health & Social Care Level 3

 

Level 3 is ideal if you’re a care worker, and you have some responsibility in your workplace. You sometimes work without supervision. You want to develop or demonstrate your skills, perhaps to become a senior care worker.

 

Structure of Qualification

 

To achieve the Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care learners must achieve a minimum of 58 credits. To do this they must choose one of the following pathways

 

Generic Pathway

 

• 28 credits from the mandatory units in Group A

• a minimum of 2 credits and a maximum of 7 credits from the optional units in Group B

• at least 23 credits from the optional units in Group C

 

Dementia Pathway

 

• 28 credits from the mandatory units in Group A

• a minimum of 2 credits and a maximum of 7 credits from the optional units in Group B but must complete : DEM 301 Understand the process and experience of dementia.

• at least 23 credits from the optional units in Group C but one of the following must be

completed: DEM 304, DEM,312, or DEM 313

 

Adults with Learning Disabilities Pathway

 

• 28 credits from the mandatory units in Group A

• a minimum of 2 credits and a maximum of 7 credits from the optional units in Group B but must

complete : LD 201 Understand the context of supporting and individual with learning disabilities

• at least 23 credits from the optional units in Group C but one of the following must be

completed: LD 302, LD 303.