Course overview

Health and Social Care Level 3 City of Bristol College

This two-year Health and Social Care Level 3 course is for school leavers aged 16-18.

This Health And Social Care Level 3 starts with a BTEC Foundation Diploma before moving on to a National Extended Diploma.

You will gain the knowledge you need to progress onto training in nursing, midwifery and/or social work.

Additional information

Who is this course for?

This Health And Social Care Level 3 course is for young people aged 16-18.

It is for people who are interested in the health and social care sector and wish to make a difference to other people’s lives. You may want a carer as a health carer or social worker. This Health And Social Care Level 3 course is an ideal stepping stone towards achieving your ambition.

This course offers learners a great opportunity to enter into the industry of health and social care.

What you'll learn

The Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care (NQF) is a qualification whereby academic knowledge gained in class and on-going course assessment is combined with vocational practice.

You will complete a variety of exam units including human lifespan development, working in health and social care and anatomy and physiology. You will also get externally set and marked research project.

Course entry requirements

To join this Health And Social Care Level 3 course, you will need five GCSEs at grade 9-4 (A*-C) including English Language and maths. You will preferably have some previous experience of working in the health and social care sector.

After your enrolment on the course, you will need to complete a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

This course is for school leavers aged 16-18.

How is the course delivered and assessed?

During this Health And Social Care Level 3 course you will need to complete 315 hours of vocational work experience in year one and 100 hours in year 2. These need to take place in relevant health and social care settings.

You will enjoy talks from industry experts and take study trips. You will be assessed through internal and external exams and assignments.

You will be required to produce a portfolio of skills relevant to your work industry placement.

Future career and study opportunities

After successfully completing this Health And Social Care Level 3 course, there are a range of different pathways to continue study or to obtain employment in.

You can move on to Higher Education if you are working towards a career as a nurse, social worker, GP or doctor.

Additional costs

As a City of Bristol College student, you may incur additional costs to attend your course. For example, it is likely you may need to pay for travel and stationery. 

Many courses offer learning opportunities that you may need to pay for. This may include things like study visits and visiting speakers. We will let you know in advance if there will be additional costs.

If you are on a limited income, you may be able to receive help from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.

	
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Health and Social Care Level 3 College Green Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LGF1617A01-1
Dates
01/09/2022 - 30/06/2023
Duration
1 years
Days
Date/Day(s) Being Finalised
Hours per week
12.51
Start Time
09:15
Location
College Green Centre
Fee
This course costs £2882. If you are aged 16-18 and looking to study full time; you will not pay any tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, you may also be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
Apply
Course Code Dates Duration Days Hours per week Start Time Location Fee
LGF1617A01-1 01/09/2022 - 30/06/2023 1 years Date/Day(s) Being Finalised 12.51 09:15 College Green Centre
This course costs £2882. If you are aged 16-18 and looking to study full time; you will not pay any tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, you may also be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
Apply

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