Health & Social Care Studies - Level 3 Course
Health & Social Care Level 3 Training Course - 100 self-study hours by distance learning
The Health & Social Care Level 3 training course has been developed for students who have an interest in Healthcare and Social care services. This comprehensive study programme delivered by Distance Learning Ccentre covers many of the important issues faced in the helping professions. On successful course completion, candidates receive an accredited Level 3 Certificate Award and a Distance Learning Diploma.
Students may start at any time and have a full year to complete the training programme from the date of registration. They also have access to a personal tutor, who can assist them with questions regarding course materials and assessments.The course assessment consists of a series of written assignments, which are completed by the student then submitted to the instructor for grading.
Suitability - Who should attend?
This course is suitable for professionals who wish to work in the healthcare sector, as a nurse, social worker, health visitor or even as a paramedic. There are no particular entry requirements.
Outcome / Qualification etc.
The Level 3 Award in Health and Social Care is issued through NCFE. NCFE is recognised as an Awarding Organisation by the qualification regulators (regulators) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Welsh Government and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.
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Training Course Content
The Health and Social Care training course at Level 3 covers the following units:
Human Development & Growth
What is growth?; What is development?; Maturationist Theory; Constructive Theory; Environmentalist Theory; Life expectancy; and Mortality rates.
Breast Cancer; Prostate Cancer; Lung Cancer; Alzheimer’s; Cerebral Palsy; Cystic Fibrosis; and Down’s Syndrome.
Lysergic acid diethylamide; Amanita muscaria; Speed; Poppers; Anabolic steroids; Tranquilisers; Cannabis; Heroin; Ecstasy; Cocaine; Tobacco; and Addiction.
Effects of drinking; Cheap alcohol; Protecting profits; and Drinking culture.
Guideline Daily Amount; Girls; and Boys
Anorexia nervosa; Bulimia; and Binge eating disorder.
Depression; Atypical depression; Unspecified depression; Post-natal depression; and Seasonal affective disorder.
Paranoid personality disorder; Schizoid personality disorder; Schizotypal; Anti-social disorder; Borderline personality disorder; Histrionic personality disorder; Narcissistic personality disorder; Avoidant personality disorder; Dependent personality disorder and OCD
Staying safe; Abuse and the Law; Sexual Offences Act 2003; Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Bill 2003; Rights of victims; Injunctions; and Court orders.
Care plans; Barriers to care
NHS and Community Care Act 1990; The Mental Health Act; Sections; The Human Rights Act; The Mental Capacity Act; Lasting Powers of Attorney; Court of protection; Public Guardian; The Children Act 1989; The Children Act 2004; Childcare Act 2006; and Race Relations Act 1976
Timeline of the NHS; Roles in the NHS; General Practitioners; Gynaecologists and Obstetricians; Psychologist; Psychiatrist; Nurse; Community Psychiatric Nurse; Social worker; Accident and Emergency; Minor injuries units and NHS walk-in centres
Families; Communities; Organisations
Permanent fostering; Short term fostering; Respite placements; Shared car.
The National Curriculum; and Office for Standards in Education.
The cost of this training course is £275 (incl. VAT) per candidate.
Provider: Distance Learning Centre
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Reviews by course attendees
"Ordering and paying for this course is made very easy and it was promptly delivered. I really enjoyed studying this course; it was very interesting and informative. The information provided in the pack was very clear and relevant. My tutor was also fantastic, responding quickly to assignment and giving encouraging feedback. "
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