Health and Social Care

Extended Diploma Health & Social Care

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Extended Diploma
Subject Area
Health & Social Care
Age Group

Harpurhey Campus
(Part Time Non Released - 2 years)

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This NCFE Level 3 Extended Diploma will provide learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills essential to the health and social care sector, and support progression into Higher Education or the workplace. The mandatory units provide you with an in-depth knowledge of key subject areas in health and social care. We have also included a range of optional units, allowing you to pursue an interest in the specific areas of Social Care, Health Studies and Health Sciences to suit your preferred progression path. The high level of knowledge and skills required to achieve these qualifications enables you to progress to Higher Education within Health and Social Care, or a related field of study, as well as further learning at Level 4 and above.

Level 2 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care or equivalent
Functional skills level 2 English and Maths or equivalent

Portfolio of evidence and 2 extended assessments
Learners will be required to attend placement in a real work environment to support their learning. The minimum required number of placement hours is 175 hours

Upon achievement of this qualification learners will be able to access Higher Education and progress into a wide range of job roles within the Health and Social Care sector.

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Health & Social Care

There’s arguably no greater reward in life than helping another person.

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