Health & Social Care Level 3

A career in Health and Social Care is not just rewarding; it can also pave way for respectable job positions such as Doctors, Nurses, Counsellors, Paramedics or Social workers. If you would like to reap out the maximum from this field, this Foundation Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 3 might be a great place for you to get started. This course will lay the background for the Health and Social Care industry by discussing the industry as a whole.


Hastings (Station Plaza)


Level 3

Course Type

16 +


Options Course Code Starts Ends
apply 14887y1 09/09/24 04/07/25

What will I study?

On this exciting course you will discover the fundamentals of what is required to study for a career in Health & Social care. You will study topics such as ;Working in Health and Social care , Human lifespan and development, Principles of safe practice, Meeting individual care & support, Nutritional Health and Physiological disorders.

What previous qualifications or experience do I need?

Minimum five grade 4-9 at GCSE or successful completion of the Level 2 course, and English and maths at grade 4. A clear DBS check will be required.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in a variety of ways . These will include Internally set assignments, tasks, projects and also externally set exams .

What qualification will I achieve?

Health and Social Care Foundation Diploma Level 3 .

What can I do after completing this course?

Once you have successfully completed this course you will be perfectly placed to continue studying onto year 2 which is the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care and then possibly on to a degree in a related subject .You could find degree courses in the care sector at universities across the country, or you could study with us at the University Centre Hastings.

Are there any extra costs?

Students on this course will be obliged to purchase text books and a uniform for work placement .

During the course there will also be an additional cost for educational visits.

Additional Info

In order to complete this course it is a requirement that you carry out a DBS check .