NCFE Level 3 Award in Health and Social Care - Year 1



Don't miss out on the chance to make a difference in people's lives. Our Health and Social Care Level 3 course is your gateway to a thriving global industry that offers endless growth opportunities and the chance to become a brilliant healthcare practitioner!

Designed for aspiring professionals and those already working in the sector, this course provides the perfect foundation for career advancement. With a hands-on work placement, you'll gain invaluable practical experience to complement your theoretical knowledge.

During the course, you'll delve into fascinating topics such as human growth and development, safeguarding, communication, infection prevention and control, and psychological and sociological perspectives.

Upon completion, you'll have the skills and knowledge to become a healthcare assistant in primary care, acute health, or community environments. Alternatively, you can pursue further study, or a career as a care support worker in adult residential settings, supported living, domiciliary care, or day services. The choice is yours!

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Entry requirements
4 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, including English or maths. If you do not have grade 4 (C) or above in English or maths the minimum for the subject is grade 3 (D). or A full Level 2 at Merit grade or above. Students with grade 3 (D) in either English or maths will be expected to re-take that subject in year 1. A clear Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check at the start of the course. A keen interest in caring for others.
Progression Information
After the course, you can study at college or university at a higher level in Health & Social Care, or use the skills and experience you have gained to progress further in your career in the Care industry, for example nursing, social work, youth work & various medical professions.
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