NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Health and Social Care
Equality, Diversity and Rights in Health and Social Care
Human Growth and Development
Safeguarding in Health and Social Care
Communication in Health and Social Care
Infection Prevention and Control in Health and Social Care
Psychological Perspectives in Health and Social Care
Sociological Perspectives in Health and Social Care
Working in Health and Social Care
Certificate 75 Placement Hours
Certificate Extended Assessment
The Level 3 Certificate in Health and Social Care has 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, including employers and Higher Education Institutions in the review of the content.
This qualification is nested. Qualifications within a nested suite allow learners to be topped up to a qualification that is the same level and subject within the Award, Certificate, Extended Diploma structure.
This qualification has the following UCAS Points - D - 36, C - 48, B - 60, A - 72, A* - 84. It covers a wide range of key subject areas in health and social care. This qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 or above who wish to progress on to Higher Education. Learners will be required to attend placement in a real work environment to support their learning. The minimum required number of placement hours are 75 hours.
Entry requirements of Higher Education Institutions may need for more work experience. Placement is a crucial element of the learner's journey. Listed below are some examples of appropriate settings which could support learners:
Adult Residential Care Home
• Nursing Home
• Day Centre
• Children's Centre
• Health Centre
• Domiciliary/Community care
• Respite Care
• Residential Schools
• Assessment Centre
• Special Schools
Learners will usually be able to achieve the Certificate in one year.
Upon achievement of this qualification learners will be able to progress onto the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care. The Certificate supports learners’ access to Higher Education and progression into a wide range of job roles within the health and social care sector. The qualification also supports progression to further learning in related subject areas at Level 4 and above.
These qualifications promote high quality care and support and have been mapped to the standards within the Care Certificate.
This qualification does not provide a licence to practise, but may support progression into a wide range of job roles in the health and social care sector, including:
• Care Support Workers in adult residential settings
• Healthcare Assistants in community, primary care and acute health environments
• Care Support Workers in domiciliary services, supported living or day services
• Community-based Support Workers
Duration is 12 Months.
Student Per Class: 15
Morning: 09:00 - 12:15
Afternoon: 13:00 - 16:15