Health And Social Care (Level 3 Diploma)

eDistance Learning
Course summary
Length: 200 hours
Price: 456.30 GBP 365.04 GBP
Location: Distance

Health And Social Care (Level 3 Diploma)

eDistance Learning

Health And Social Care (Level 3 Diploma)

A distance learning course is the ideal way to gain a Health & Social Care Diploma. Whether you're looking to go on to further education, improve your job prospects or expand your knowledge, distance learning Health and Social Care is a flexible and convenient course, which allows you to comprehensively prepare for a Health and Social Care exam or career through home study. What's more, because the distance learning diploma course is a fully comprehensive course, no prior knowledge is required.If you'd like to embark upon one of the many careers this course can lead to such as a family support worker or a care assistant then the home study Level 3 Health & Social Care Diploma Course is the ideal distance learning training course for you.This subject matter is covers an integrated approach encompassing a range of subjects, Biology, sociology, Nutrition, Law and Ethics. The material will cover a range of related topics and concepts for health and social care in the home, community and formal settings. It can cover a range of issues, but primarily it is about giving knowledge necessary for the care of a human through the provision of a healthy and balanced service. As such it covers health promotion and dissemination of information to the general public. It will explore basic human development, legislative frameworks and protocols, look at how care is accessed and provided in the UK, together with examining core approaches to service users.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Prior learning knowledge or experience is not essential to take this course.  This course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about being a health and social care professional and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course.

You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 24 months from initial registration with full tutor support.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Level 3 Health & Social Care Diploma

This course is Quality Assured by the Quality Licence SchemeAt the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course).The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Oxford Learning has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future.The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.The course itself has been designed to meet specific learners' and/or employers' requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

Training Course Content

The material will be presented in ten individual modules covering a range of related topics and concepts for health and social care in the home, community and formal settings. It will explore legislative frameworks and protocols, look at how care is accessed and provided in the UK, together with examining core approaches to service users.

Module 1: Growth and development
The first module is based around the physical and psychological processes of growth and development in humans from birth to old age. It will also explore the role of genetic inheritance in human development, together with contributing social, environmental and lifestyle factors. The concepts of health promotion and wellbeing in relationship to development will also be explored.

Module 2: Care and communication: Part one
In this module, students will study the types of communication that are relevant and important within different care settings; these include verbal and non-verbal, written reports, confidentiality, listening skills and empathetic approaches. This module will also look at personal values and beliefs of carers and how these may influence behaviour, attitude and approach towards service users.

Module 3: Care and communication: Part two
This module examines the provision of care and the concept of service users within the UK. Students will study issues of rights, legalities and responsibilities, together with the routes to obtaining appropriate care and how carers can ensure a positive experience for all service users.

Module 4: Focus on social issues
Relationships, lifestyle, social class and gender issues are dealt with in this module. A look at how demographics influences care needs and structured provision will also be covered. The concept and implications of an ageing society, mental health and disability will be explored, and also discrimination relevant to health and social care issues.

Module 5: Focus on wellbeing
Physical, psychological, social and emotional aspects of wellbeing and what sort of activities within various care settings contribute to awareness and positive recovery and rehabilitation will be looked at.

Module 6: Public health and the UK care system
This module examines the history of the care system in the UK, together with frameworks and service provisions currently in use. It will also introduce the concepts of data interpretation, nutritional standards and recommendations, together with legalities surrounding infectious disease and interventions. The module will look at different care sectors and how individual needs are planned for and met.

Module 7: Health promotion
This module examines in detail the concepts of health promotion and wellbeing, and how implementation of strategies, frameworks and recommendations are carried out via various agencies and approaches. It also looks at the dissemination of health promotion information throughout care settings and the influence it has on wellbeing. The module will also give examples of different health promotion activities and how to plan, execute and evaluate these.

Module 8: Health and disease
This module introduces the basic concepts of understanding disease and why they occur. It also describes the diagnosis and treatment of specific conditions in relation to care settings and responsibilities. Prevention strategies and rationale will be examined.

Module 9: Research in health and social care
This module looks at the importance of research within scientific and practice based elements of the field, and describes how this type of research is carried out, methods of data collection and the interpretation of this data which may be used to influence public policy and care provisions in the future.

Module 10: The psychology of health and social care
The final module examines the different types of behaviour that may be encountered within care settings and how psychological approaches appropriate to various behaviours may contribute to positive experience and outcomes for service users."


The enrolment fee for the Health And Social Care (Level 3 Diploma) course is £456,25(incl. VAT), though for a limited time we are offering you the opportunity to pay only £365,0(incl. VAT) which is a 20% discount if you enrol online and pay in full.

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