Health and Social Care Level 3 QCF

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Level 3


160 Hours

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 Enrolment Fee £598.00

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A Distance Learning Course is the ideal way to gain a qualification without having the worry of trying to fit your studies around your everyday life.  You can complete your studies in your own time and we are on hand seven days a week to help you plan your future.

Course Description

The Distance Learning Health and Social Care Level 3 QCF course would be beneficial if you are planning on working in the health sector or if you are currently working in this area and wish to improve your qualifications and prospects.

Working in health and social care will give you the opportunity to help many different people lead fulfilling lives. You could choose to support older people and work as a home care assistant or in a residential care home. Other jobs may include working with children, families and young people and people with physical or learning disabilities. If you are a good communicator, keen to learn and compassionate, this course would be ideal for you.

There is no previous learning knowledge needed to enrol on the course making it easily accessible to anyone who would like to further their studies.  However, if you do have some background knowledge of the industry, you will find this useful.

Previous Knowledge Required

You do not need any prior learning knowledge or experience to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone who wishes to take part in a highly rewarding home study course, although you would be expected to have a reasonable standard of literacy. You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.


You will receive the entire package of course materials in a single dispatch together with dedicated Tutor Support for 12 months.  All assignments are marked by one of our professional Tutors who will offer regular feedback and guide you through your course.

You will be provided with the telephone number for your dedicated Student Support Team who will be available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that you will receive unlimited support for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.


To successfully complete this programme, students will be required to provide a portfolio of evidence in which will display how you have grasped the necessary learning materials. Your assigned tutor will then review and mark your work, providing you with feedback. Students will also be required to complete a placement.

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Enrolment Fees

You can enrol online today by either paying in full or taking advantage of our easy payment plan.  The first instalment will be due one month following enrolment.

Payment Method            Version Initial Payment Monthly Instalment Total Payable
Pay in Full Paper £499.00 Nil £499.00
Instalment Option 1 Paper £300.00 £74.50 X 4 months £598.00
Instalment Option 2 Paper £149.50 £149.50 X 3 months £598.00

Please note the easy payment plan is not available to International Students.

Delivery costs are as follows:
UKFree Delivery
Rest of the World£65.00
Payment of delivery charges will be required before dispatch of your course.


Students will be required to study 18 modules in order to achieve this programme.

The Units are as follows:

Unit 1: The role of the Health & Social Care worker (2 credits)
Unit 2: Promote Communication in HSC Settings (3 credits)
Unit 3: Support Individuals with Specific Communication Needs (5 credits)
Unit 4: Promote equality and inclusion in HSC settings (2 credits)
Unit 5: Principles of safeguarding and protection in Health & Social Care (3 credits)
Unit 6: Principles for implementing duty of care in HSC settings (1 credit)
Unit 7: Principles of infection prevention and control (3 credits)
Unit 8: Causes & spread of infection (2 credits)
Unit 9: Cleaning, decontamination and waste management (2 credits)
Unit 10: Move & position individuals in accordance with their plan of care (4 credits)
Unit 11: Support use of medication in social care settings (5 credits)
Unit 12: Support positive risk taking for individuals (4 credits)
Unit 13: Engage in personal development in health and social care settings (3 credits)
Unit 14: Promote person centred approaches in H & SC (6 credits)
Unit 15: Promote and implement health and safety in H & SC settings (6 credits)
Unit 16: Promote good practice in handling information in H&SC settings (2 credits)
Unit 17: Support individuals to access and use services and facilities (4 credits)
Unit 18: Support individuals to maintain personal hygiene (2 credits)

Awarding Organisation

Training Qualification UK are one of the newest, most dynamic awarding organisations in the industry, seeking to bring a fresh approach and excellent service to training providers, colleges and learners. They were recognised by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) in 2013, to offer qualifications on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).

On successful completion of this qualification learners will be awarded a certificate of achievement by Training Qualifications UK (TQUK). This qualification has been accredited by TQUK and is listed on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) at Level 3. The qualification is promoted on Licence by the publisher, who are an approved centre of TQUK.


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