This course is designed for 19+ Adults. This qualification will allow you to pursue a career working with adults and/or children in the community. With the current national shortage of qualified Care Professionals, there is no better time than now to carve out a career within the Care industry.

Applicants for this course have a clear idea of their professional goals, with the intention of gaining a nationally recognised qualification in the field of Health and Social Care. This course is equal to the first year of study for a university degree.

The entry requirements for this course are:


  • A relevant level 3 qualification (Access HE Diploma, BTEC Extended Diploma level 3 (120 credits), 2 A-levels), GCSE English grade C(4-5) or level 2 equivalent and Level 1 Maths/Numeracy

  • be in a voluntary role or paid work delivering front line direct care to clients or service users in a health and social care field

  • You will be required to attend an interview which will include completing an assessment based on your prior qualification

This course consists of the following modules:


  • Communicating in Health and Social Care

  • Organisations

  • Principles of Health and Social Care Practice

  • Health and Safety in the Health and Social Care Workplace

  • Personal and Professional Development in Health and Social Care

  • Working in Partnership in Health and Social Care

  • Safeguarding

  • Physiological Principles for Health and Social Care

  • Managing Financial Resources in Health and Social Care

You will be assessed via:


  • Group work

  • Presentations

  • Role play

  • Written assignments

This course will lead to progression onto our Higher National Diploma (HND) course, some take the apprenticeship or employment option.

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