This course is perfect if you have a passion for healthcare science and want to explore degree level study and career options in a nursing, social work or any other health or social care profession.
- Equality, Diversity, Inclusion
- Human Growth and Development
- Infection and Prevention Control
- Working in Health and Social Care
- Reflective Practice
You can expect to develop academic skills alongside practical competence through attending a placement, 2 days a week, across a variety of healthcare settings. You’ll also find out about career opportunities and get expert advice on your next steps.
111 Canal Street
Start: Monday 4th September 2023
Course code: C032559 / Q032560
NCFE Technical Level 3 Certificate in Health and Social Care
You’ll need 5 GCSEs at grades 9– 4 (A*– C), including English Language, Science and Maths – all of these must be grades 9– 4 (A*– C) or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths. You can also gain a place by having a relevant Level 2 vocational qualification with English and Maths GCSE grades 9– 4 (A*– C).
This course is for students aged 16-18.
If you are aged 19+, you may be interested in the Access to Higher Education: Health and Social Care (Level 3) or the Pre-Access to Science and Nursing (Level 2).
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A combination of externally assessed controlled assessments and internally assessed coursework.
Upon successful completion of the one-year certificate (you must achieve grade A*- C), you can move onto the Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care. Successful completion of the Year 2 course will allow you to gain UCAS tariff points needed for university and will allow you to study a range of courses at degree level within the health or social care field eg nursing and social work.
Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees.
If you are an EU/EEA or Swiss National, please visit our EU Settled Status scheme page for more information.