Diploma in Health & Social Care - Level 3

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Overview Health and social care refers to a set of services that are provided by the health and social care …


Health and social care refers to a set of services that are provided by the health and social care providers in the UK to protect and improve the health and wellbeing of individuals. A career in health and social care is not just spiritually rewarding, it can also pave way for respectable job positions such as doctors, nurses, counselors, paramedics or social workers given the qualification of the person in question.

If you would like to reap out the maximum from this field, this Diploma in Health and Social Care – Level 3 might be a great place for you to get started. This course will first lay the background for the health and social care industry by discussing the industry as a whole and its essence. You will then come across modules that will show you how to promote communication and personal development within the care setting, after which you will be taught about equality and inclusion that has to be implemented in a care setting.

The course curriculum will look into the ways to safeguard and protect people in the care and into the duty of care and what it implies. By studying further, you will also get exposed to the role, duties and responsibilities of a social worker and on how to handle care information in a confidential and effective manner, with which you can draw the line between you and the other candidates in the job market.

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Global Edulink* has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Global Edulink* to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements, which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

*Study365 is an approved reselling partner for ABC Awards courses under Global Edulink

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

  • Why consider learning at study365
  • Learning outcomes
  • Access duration
  • Who is this course aimed at?
  • Entry Requirements
  • Method of Assessment
  • Certification
  • Accredited Body
  • Progression and career path
  • Other benefits

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  • Understand how to promote communication and personal development within the care settings
  • Learn about equality and inclusion that has to be practiced in a health and social care setting
  • Discover how to safeguard and protect people in the care
  • Learn about duty of care and what it implies
  • Explore the role, duties, and responsibilities of a social worker
  • Identify how to handle care information in a confidential and effective manner

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

  • Individuals aspiring to get into the health or social care industry
  • Health and social care professionals looking for some progression in their careers
  • Anyone interested in learning more about health and social care
  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A recognised qualification at level 2 or above in any discipline

This online course is assignment-based with learners being assessed upon the submission of a series of assignments. Once you successfully submit the assignments, students will gain a professional qualification. The assignments must be submitted to the instructor through the online learning portal. The assignments will be reviewed and evaluated, with feedback provided to the student on how well they have fared.

Please Note: Additionally, a total of £69 is charged for the assessment and certificate, and you need to pay that when submitting your assessments only (It is not required to pay initially upon registering). This payment can be made in 01 installments.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards will provide successful learners with a Certificate of Achievement and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the units completed by the learner through this course. Course Code: QLS-05290

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards, and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

This certificate will enhance your knowledge, skills, and qualifications for a number of jobs across various industries. You can also use this certificate to expand your education in the area or to make substantial progress in your career. Below listed are some of the jobs this certificate will help you in, along with the average UK salary per annum according to,

  • Care Worker – £27,548 per annum
  • Social Worker – £28,881 per annum
  • Occupational Therapist - £28,262 per annum
  • Care Home Manager – £28,876 per annum
  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for a TOTUM discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)

Course Curriculum

1. Communication And Personal Development
Communication And Personal Development 00:00:00
2. Equality And Inclusion
Equality And Inclusion 00:00:00
3. Safeguarding And Protection
Safeguarding And Protection 00:00:00
4. Duty Of Care
Duty Of Care 00:00:00
5. The Role Of The Social Worker
The Role Of The Social Worker 00:00:00
6. Health, Safety And Information Handling
Health, Safety And Information Handling 00:00:00
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief I – Health & Social Care Level 3 00:00:00
☑ Submit Your Assignment
(B) Assignment Submission – Health & Social Care Level 3 00:00:00

Students feedback


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    Lenny Kennedy

    August 06, 2019 - 3:21pm
    A good course package

    The course specifies on how to protect and safeguard people in your care. As a social worker, I learned so much from this course as it relates quite heavily to my job.

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    Skyla Byrne

    July 24, 2019 - 1:40pm
    Highly Recommended

    The course was insightful and all the modules were discussed at length. Highly recommended.

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    Frederick Lloyd

    July 11, 2019 - 12:32pm
    Excellent Course

    I’m a manager in a care home, and I decided to study this course to brush up my skills on the health and social care setting. It was an excellent training, although I wish it could have been longer. The tutor delivered.

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    Leah Ward

    June 20, 2019 - 10:47am
    Interesting Course

    I found the course interesting and the materials provided well-thought out. I feel the knowledge I gained can be applied in my job role as a care worker.

    K W

    Kit Watson

    June 01, 2019 - 9:10pm
    Well presented course

    Well-presented course, the tutor was on point. I learned about the health and social care industry.

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