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Health and Social Care (Adults/Work Based) (Level 3) - Full-time

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Course outline

This course is perfect if you want to develop your knowledge and skills in health and social care. This qualification aims to develop your perception of the concepts around both health and social care in order for you to progress into employment in the sector.

You’ll learn all about duty of care, how to support individual needs, person centred care, safeguarding, health and safety and communication skills.

You can expect to learn in a supportive and encouraging environment whilst developing a portfolio of work to be assessed in the workplace. You’ll also have lots of opportunities for personal development.

You can study this course at either the City Campus (Maid Marian Way) or Basford Campus.

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CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults/Work Based)


1 year

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).


Choose to follow with higher education options in health and social care or you could start your career as a health care assistant, support worker or health worker.

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