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Health and Social Care (NCFE CACHE Level 3) - Full-time

Health Social Care03

Course outline

This course is perfect if you want to access Higher Education within health and social care or would like assistance with progression into the workplace.

You’ll learn a wide range of key subject areas in health and social care. The Extended Diploma includes a wide range of optional units, allowing learners to pursue an interest in the specific areas of social care, health studies and health sciences, while still allowing enough diversity for the optional units to be tailored to suit a learner’s preferred progression path.

You can expect to attend placement in a real work environment to support their learning. The minimum required number of placement hours is 175 (includes the 75 hours completed during the Certificate).

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Location Date


Maid Marian Way


Start: 9th September 2019

Course code: C027180 / Q027181


CACHE NCFE Technical Extended Diploma Level 3 in Health and Social Care


2 years

Level Level 3
Entry requirements

    You’ll need 5 GCSEs at grade 9– 4 (A*– C), including English Language and maths – both of these must be grade 9– 4 (A*– C) or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and maths, or a relevant Level 2 vocational qualification with English and maths GCSE grades 9– 4 (A*– C).

      Teaching & assessment

      Assessment is continuous throughout the course.


      You can choose to follow with higher education or progression into a wide range of job roles within the health and social care sector.

      Additional information

      Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, check out our Financial Help page for information on fees and funding!

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