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Health and social care level 3

Open Study College

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Important information

Typology A Level
Methodology Online
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  • A Level
  • Online
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This Level 3 Health and Social Care course is designed for those wishing to pursue a career in Health and Social Care. It will introduce you to a range of roles within the sector, as well as occupational standards and universal principles of care - allowing you to decide which aspect of health and social care you would like to work in and which is best suited to your career goals.

This course is conveniently designed for home study, so you can study whenever and from wherever you would like. This course will be assessed through a series of written assignments. There is no time limit to complete the requirements, so you can work at your own pace. You'll also have access to friendly, experienced tutors who will guide you every step of the way.

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a level 3 NCFE Award certificate of achievement. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 3 on The Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. NCFE is recognised as an Awarding Organisation by the qualification regulators for England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.


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Former Student
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What could be improved Nothing.

Would you recommend this course? Yes.
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
Former Student
What I would highlight I am examining L3 Health and Social Care right now. The course book is so detailed with all the pertinent data that you require, I have not presented my first task yet however have shared a few messages with my guide who answered rapidly to my email with supportive solutions to my inquiries. I needed to study this course as I have just moved from childcare to the wellbeing and social care part and I am certain that this course will help me facilitate in my profession.

What could be improved All good.

Would you recommend this course? Yes.
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

What you'll learn on the course

Health and Social Care
Nurse training
Communication Training
Social care
Case Studies
Active Listening
Supported Living
Multiagency Working

Course programme

  • Unit 1: Health and Social Care
    • The Care Quality Commission
    • Nursing and Midwifery Council
    • Care settings
    • Hospitals
    • Care homes (nursing and non-nursing)
    • Domiciliary care
    • Supported living
    • Sheltered accommodation
    • Day centre care
    • Retirement villages
    • Personal Development Plan
    Unit 2: Training in the Health and Social Care Setting
    • Training in the health and social care setting
    • Quality Framework Credits
    • Nurse Training
    • Roles in nursing
    • Other professionals involved in health and social care
    • Multiagency working
    • Benefits of Multiagency working
    Unit 3: Legislation and Policy in Health and Social Care
    • Occupational standards
    • Common induction standards
    • Principles of Care for Nursing
    • Record Keeping
    • Standards for Record Keeping
    • Equality and Diversity Legislation
    • Case studies
    • Key legislation
  • Unit 4: Communication Confidentiality and Safeguarding
    • Principles of person-centred care
    • Holistic care
    • Communication
    • Active Listening
    • Non-verbal communication
    • Types of non-verbal communication
    • Confidentiality
    • Safeguarding
    • Types of abuse
    • What to do when abuse is suspected
    Unit 5: Physiology and Management of Diseases
    • Applying understanding to practice
    • The heart
    • Prevention
    • Management of the service user
    • Diabetes
    • Congestive heart failure
    • Dementia
    • Caring for a person with dementia
    • Respiratory disease (COPD)
    Unit 6: Universal Principles of Care
    • Principles of the prevention and control of infection
    • Hand hygiene
    • Giving personal care
    • Food hygiene
    • Nutrition
    • Handling and moving
    • Risk Assessment
    • Managing Challenging Behaviour
    • Handling medicines
  • Achievements for this centre


    Additional information

    ASSESSMENT This course is assessed through a series of written assignments, which are submitted to your tutor. There is no external examination required. COURSE DURATION You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. We suggest that the course will take approximately 100 hours to complete. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.

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