Health Care Support

Level 3 Diploma
£2500 Course Fee
£2500 Course Fee
12 Month Course
12 Month Course
491 Guided Learning Hours
491 Guided Learning Hours
83 Credits On Completion
83 Credits On Completion

Level 3 Diploma in Health Care Support – Price £2,500

12-month course. Guided Learning Hours 491. 83 credits on completion.

This course has flexible start dates throughout the year. Flexible days and times available to suit your needs. 1:1 or group sessions. Payment plan also available.

The flexibility of the course allows you to learn at your own pace and is estimated to take up to 491 study hours to complete.

Entry requirements – no prerequisite

It is advised that learners have a minimum of level 2 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent.

This qualification is approved for delivery to learners aged 16+

The purpose of the is qualification is to support the vital role of the senior healthcare worker with the effective running of health care environments including hospitals, GP surgeries, community settings, health centres, home care and nursing or care homes.

Learners would be expected to carry out a range of clinical and non-clinical health care tasks and provide high quality compassionate healthcare following standards, policy and protocols.

There is 19 mandatory units totalling 63 credits;

  1. Promote personal development in care settings
  2. Safeguarding and protection in care settings
  3. Promote health, safety and wellbeing in care settings
  4. Understand mental ill health
  5. Effective communication in care settings
  6. Responsibilities of a senior healthcare support worker
  7. Promote effective handling of information in care settings
  8. Maintain infection prevention and control in a care setting
  9. Cleaning, decontamination and waste management
  10. Duty of care in care settings
  11. Promote equality and inclusion in care settings
  12. Person-centred practice, choice and independence

  13. Study skills for senior healthcare support workers
  14. Communicate with individuals about promoting their health and wellbeing
  15. Maintaining quality standards in the health sector
  16. Service improvement within the health sector
  17. Provide support to manage pain and discomfort
  18. Contribute to monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions
  19. Undertake physiological measurements

A further 20 credits will be selected and tailored to your role.

How you will be assessed:

You will be required to complete assignments, an extended piece off work, continuous professional development activities and workplace observations.

You will also use workplace evidence and Witness Testimony to support assessment.

You will collect a portfolio of evidence.

For this cost you will get:

  • Induction & enrolment
  • Subject specialist tutor
  • OneFile eportfolio
  • Tutorials
  • Quality Resources
  • Full support and guidance throughout tailored to your demand including any reasonable adjustments
  • Accredited certificate with Highfield

Progression opportunities:

  • Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care

There is funding available for this course. Email to check eligibility.

Interested in booking this course?