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Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) (QCF)

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What does the qualification cover?
This qualification develops the knowledge and skills needed when working in a senior role with adults in health and social care environments. It covers a wide range of areas including supporting individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and health care procedures.

It has three pathways:
• Generic Health and Social Care
• Dementia
• Learning Disability

Who is it aimed at?
All those who are working in a senior role with adults in health and social care environments in England.

What are the entry requirements?
Learners must be at least 16 years of age and working in a supervisory role in a health and social care setting with adults.

How many credits are required to complete the qualification?
The Diploma will require 58 credits in total.

How is it assessed?
It will be internally assessed by a range of methods. This will include direct observation within the workplace, a portfolio of evidence, written assignments, questioning and witness testimony from colleagues or managers. Learners will need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.

How long will it take to complete?
Learners can usually complete the Diploma in a year or less.

What related qualifications can learners progress to?
Level 5 QCF qualifications for management or senior practitioner roles in health and social care.

Which type of job roles can learners apply for on completion?
• Senior care support workers in residential settings
• Senior healthcare assistants in community and primary care environments
• Senior healthcare assistants / support workers in acute health environments
• Senior care support workers in domiciliary services or supported living
• Senior care support workers in day services
• Community-based senior support workers, including those working in specialist areas e.g. dementia, learning disabilities

Start Date:
This course is a roll on/roll off course so can be started at any point during the academic year.

Price

16-18 year old = FREE
19-23 year old = £1750* fee remission may be available dependent on your circumstances, please call to enquire.
24+ = £1750* Please note 24yrs + loans are available for this course. Click here for more details.

Advice Track
All students are subject to a £20 registration fee per academic year.
Each student will receive a print allowance at the start of their course, should they require additional printing beyond this limit, they will be charged.

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Advice Track

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Fast Track

If the course that you are interested in does not require any previous qualifications or experience and you need no further advice, you can enrol in the following ways:

By Post

You can request an enrolment form by post or email (info@brooklands.ac.uk). Once completed please return your form and payment to one of the following:

Admissions

Brooklands College
Weybridge Campus
Heath Road, Weybridge,
Surrey KT13 8TT

Brooklands College
Ashford Campus
Church Road, Ashford,
Middlesex TW15 2XD

Please make sure that you state the name and code of the course when returning your application form. You will be required to come along to the relevant campus to pay for your course or provide evidence for fee remissions (where applicable, this does not apply to all courses). You will also be required to bring along evidence to prove your identity (driving licence, birth certificate or passport).

In Person

At the Admissions Office at Brooklands College.

Monday to Thursday:
09:00 - 17:00 (Weybridge & Ashford)
Friday:
9:00 – 16:30 (Weybridge & Ashford)

Or at one of our Advice & Enrolment Sessions

By Phone

01932 797 797

Once we have received your application, we will confirm your enrolment and the start date of your course. Please note that places cannot be reserved by Fast Track without pre-payment and post-dated cheques are not acceptable.

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