Further Education Courses

Level-3 Diploma in Health and Social Care


Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care is equivalent to an A Level or Access to HE qualification. It has been designed for learners who wish to progress to a health and social care degree but may not have the traditional entry qualifications usually required.


Learners who complete this qualification can progress to study a variety of bachelor’s degrees at a university.

Entry Requirements

  • 5 or more GCSEs at grades C and above
  • Other related level 2 subjects
  • Other equivalent international qualifications
  • Age 19+

Course Credit Value

Level 3 – 60 Credits

​Course Duration

18 weeks

Awarding Body



Oldham | Portland Place

Nescot Course Policies

This course is delivered in partnership with North East Surrey College of Technology (Nescot). You are requested to go through Nescot policies on the link below.


The Health and Social Care Sector

To develop an understanding of the structure of the health and social care sector, how legislation and codes of practice impact provision and the importance of multi-disciplinary working.

Academic and Research Skills for Health and Social Care

To develop academic and research skills and the language skills needed to be able to formally present academic research, both in writing and orally.

A Person-Centred Approach to Health and Social Care

To develop an understanding of the importance of a person-centred approach in the health and social care sector and how it is applied in practice in different health and social care settings.

Communication Skills for Health and Social Care

To develop knowledge and understanding of communication in health and social care organisations and to develop personal communication skills.

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