L3 Technical Certificate in Health & Social Care plus A Level


The course is designed for students who aspire to work in the field of nursing with adults, children, mental health or midwifery. It allows you to combine an A Level with the CACHE L3 Diploma/Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care. The course develops the academic and practical skills that relates to the different aspects of health and science.

When you apply for this course we will contact you to discuss your choice of A Level.

Course Content - What will I learn?

Mandatory units of study within Heath & Social Care include: Equality, Diversity & Rights in Health & Social Care, Human Growth & Development, Safeguarding in Health & Social Care, Communication in Health & Social Care, Infection Prevention & control in Health & Social Care, Psychological Perspectives in Health & Social Care, Sociological Perspectives in Health & Social Care, Working in Health & Social Care, Reflective Practice, Protection of Children, Young People & Adults in Health & Social Care, Anatomy & Physiology for Health & Social Care.

You will also study A Level Psychology with the option to include AS Level Extended Project Qualification (EPQ).

What Next?

This qualification is designed to support progression to degree level studies in nursing, health & social care or social sciences.

Potential careers:

  • Radiographer
  • Care Home Manager
  • Childminder
  • Counsellor
  • Health Psychologist
  • Probation Officer
  • Social Worker
  • Substance Misuse Worker
  • Youth & Community Worker

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16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

For all two year courses fees shown above are per year.

Aged 19+ and planning to take a level 3 or above a different fee may apply. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan.

All HE courses (full and part time) are subject to tuition fees.

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