Level 3 Health and Social Care

ATHE Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care

The ATHE Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care is a 360 Guided Learning Hours / 60 credit qualification. It is equivalent in size and level to an A level and an Access to HE qualification.

It has been designed for learners who wish to progress to a healthcare degree but may not have the traditional entry qualifications usually required.

Learners who complete this qualification can progress to study a variety of level 4 qualifications, including our ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Management for Health and Social Care or to a degree programme at a higher education provider. Please visit our level 4 management for health and social care qualifications page for more information.

The qualification provides learners with an introduction to the health and social care sector as well as key academic, research and communication skills to support learners in their development.

This qualification is eligible for Advanced Learner Loans through the Education and Skills Funding Agency in the 2017-2018 session. Please see the Advanced learner loans qualifications catalogue 2017-2018 for more details.

You can download the Level 3 Health and Social Care Information Sheet here.

Units within this qualification
Learners must complete 4 mandatory units worth 60 credits to achieve the ATHE Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care.
Title Level Credit GLH
Mandatory
The Health and Social Care Sector 3 15 90
A Person Centred Approach to Health and Social Care 3 15 90
Academic and Research Skills for Health and Social Care 3 15 90
Communication Skills for Health and Social Care 3 15 90
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