Level 3 CACHE Award in Health & Social Care

Course Assessment Method

You will be supported and assessed by your tutor using a portfolio of evidence, practical demonstrations and assignment work.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements, although a good standard of English will be required.

To complete the placement aspect of this course, you will be required to complete an enhanced disclosure DBS check. We will contact you prior to enrolment to arrange this check. Please do not purchase your DBS through an external company as external DBS checks may not be accepted by us or our placement settings.

What does it Cost?

If you are 19+ years of age fees may apply. However help may be available. To see if you can receive any funding call our Student Services Team on 01325 503030.

What if I Need Support

Here at the college we have outstanding support. Our support staff are dedicated to providing you with all the help and guidance you may need throughout your college journey.

You might need help and advice on a wide range of issues such as childcare, counselling and additional learning support. For more information on any aspect of student support contact the Course and Information Team, who will direct your call to the appropriate member of the college support team, call: 01325 503030.

What's Involved

The Level 3 Award in Health and Social Care had been designed to enable learners to access Higher Education or assist with progression into the workplace. This qualification has been designed and written by a team of subject matter experts, and we have involved employers and Higher Education Institutions in the review of the content.

This qualification has the following UCAS Points - D - 12, C - 16, B - 20, A - 24, A* - 28.

In order to achieve the Level 3 Award in Health and Social Care learners must complete three mandatory units:

Equality, diversity and rights in health and social care, Human growth and development and Safeguarding in health and social care.

What's Next

Upon achievement of this qualification learners will be able to progress onto the Level 3 Certificate in Health and Social Care and then onto the Technical Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care, or use this qualification to gain employment into the Health & Social care industry, or progress into HE upon achieving the required UCAS points.

Course Information
Qualification Type: Award in Health and Social Care (VRQ)
Level: Level 3
Academic Year: 22/23
Start Date: September 2022

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