Diploma in Health and Social Care – Level 3

Original price was: £1,399.Current price is: £1,199.

Course Fee

Original price was: £1,399.Current price is: £1,199.


60 Credits


9 Months



Diploma in Health and Social Care – Level 3

Original price was: £1,399.Current price is: £1,199.

About this course

Enroll in our online course, the “Diploma in Health and Social Care – Level 3,” available exclusively on onlinehealthcarecourses.com. This program is meticulously designed to enhance your expertise in health and social care, focusing on key learning outcomes that will shape your professional journey.

Key Learning Outcomes:

  1. Literature Utilization and Critical Thinking: Develop the ability to read and employ relevant literature critically, fostering independent thinking and problem-solving skills.
  2. Application of Knowledge: Apply subject knowledge to address both familiar and unfamiliar problems, honing practical skills essential for effective health and social care practice.
  3. Moral and Ethical Recognition: Recognize and navigate the moral and ethical dimensions of health and social care practice and research. Appreciate the significance of ethical standards and professional codes of conduct.
  4. Interdisciplinary Appreciation: Understand the interdisciplinary nature of health and social care service provision, gaining a holistic perspective on the field.
  5. Effective Communication: Cultivate the capacity to deliver clear and accurate accounts of subjects in a mature manner. Engage in informed debate and dialogue with both specialists and non-specialists.
  6. Transferable Skills Development: Develop transferable skills and knowledge that extend beyond specific contexts, contributing to your versatility in various professional settings.
  7. Motivation for Professional Progression: Cultivate the motivation to progress further in your professional development, either through future studies or as an integral part of your chosen career path.

Embark on a transformative educational journey that not only enriches your understanding of health and social care but also equips you with the skills and mindset necessary for success. Enroll now and take the next step toward advancing your career in the dynamic field of health and social care.


Foundation Level Course

This course help you to progress to:

  • First year of 3 year Honours Degree at UK University, o
  • Level 4 Diploma in Health and Social Care, or
  • Directly into employment in an associated profession

Key Highlights

Program Duration: 9 Months

Program Credits: 60

Designed for working Professionals

Format: Online

No Written Exam. The Assessment is done via Submission of Assignment

Tutor Assist available

Dedicated Student Success Manager

Timely Doubt Resolution

Regular Networking Events with Industry Professionals

Become eligible to gain direct entry into relevant Undergraduate degree programme.

LSBR Alumni Status

Aims of this Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care qualification

    • To equip individuals with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for success in employment in the health and social care sector
    • To enable progression to the first year of a degree or related professional qualification
    • To provide specialist study relevant to individual vocations and environments in which learners are currently working, or to which learners are aiming to work, within the health and/or social care sector
    • To develop learners’ ability to contribute positively to good practice in the health and social care environment through effective use and combination of the knowledge and skills gained in the qualifications
    • To develop skills and techniques, personal qualities and attributes essential for successful performance in working life and thereby enabling learners to make an immediate contribution to employment.

Career Progression

Learners completing the Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care can progress to:
  • Level 4 Diploma in Health and Social Care, or
  • The first year of undergraduate study in health and social care, or
  • Directly into employment in an associated professio
As our Qualifi accredited qualifications are approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are also eligible to progress to a Top-Up Degree, Master’s programme, or MBA at many universities in UK and Overseas with advanced standing.

What are the benefits of studying “Diploma in Health and Social Care – Level 3”

1. Essential Skills Development:
  • Acquire foundational knowledge and practical skills necessary for entry-level positions in health and social care.
  • Learn about key topics such as communication, patient care, and ethical considerations, preparing you for a rewarding career in the healthcare sector.
2. Industry-Relevant Curriculum:
  • Benefit from a curriculum designed in collaboration with industry experts, ensuring that you learn the most up-to-date practices and standards in healthcare and social care.
  • Gain insights into current challenges and emerging trends within the healthcare industry, enhancing your readiness for the workforce.
3. Career Preparation:
  • Prepare for a variety of entry-level roles in healthcare and social care settings, including care homes, hospitals, and community organizations.
  • Develop transferable skills such as problem-solving, teamwork, and empathy, which are highly valued by employers in the healthcare sector.
4. Flexible Online Learning:
  • Study 100% online through our advanced Learning Management System (LMS), offering flexibility for learners to balance their studies with work and other commitments.
  • Access course materials, lectures, and assignments at your convenience, allowing you to progress through the program at your own pace.

Career Opportunities after completing “Diploma in Health and Social Care – Level 3”

Career Paths:
  • Care Assistant: £16,000 – £22,000
  • Support Worker: £16,000 – £22,000
  • Healthcare Assistant: £16,000 – £23,000
  • Residential Support Worker: £18,000 – £25,000
Salary Growth Over the Past 10 Years:
  • According to data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), salaries in entry-level healthcare and social care roles have seen moderate growth over the past decade. On average, salaries have increased by approximately 2-4% annually, reflecting market demand and inflation.

Ideal Candidates for “Diploma in Health and Social Care – Level 3”

Target Audience:
  • Individuals seeking to enter the healthcare or social care sector: 50%
  • Career changers interested in transitioning into healthcare or social care roles: 30%
  • Current healthcare or social care workers looking to formalize their qualifications: 20%
  • Data compiled from industry reports, job market analyses, and feedback from professionals in the healthcare and social care sectors.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care

    The Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Accredited by Qualifi) qualifications has been designed to be accessible without artificial barriers that restrict access and progression. Entry to the qualification will be through centre interview and learners will be expected to hold the following:
    • Qualifications at Level 2 and/or
    • Work experience in the health and social care sector and demonstrate ambition with clear career goals
    • A Level 3 qualification in another discipline and want to develop their careers in health and social care.

    In certain circumstances, learners with considerable experience but no formal qualifications may be considered, subject to interview and being able to demonstrate their ability to cope with the demands of the programme.

    The qualification is offered in English.

    English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency. For more information visit English Language Expectations page.

    The Level 3  Diploma in Health and Social Care qualification consists of 4 mandatory and 3 optional units for a combined total of 60 credits:

    Mandatory units:
    • An introduction to Health and Social Care (10 Credits)
    • Communication for Health and Social Care (10 Credits)
    • Promoting Health in the Population (10 Credits)
    • Person-Centered Care (10 Credits)
    Optional units: Chose any two
    • Understanding Diabetes Care (10 Credits)
    • Understanding Stroke Care (10 Credits)
    • Understanding Dementia Care (10 Credits)

    There would be Live Webinars which would be spread across the duration of the course.

    If for any reason you are not able to attend the live sessions, you will have the option to go through the Recordings at a later date as per your convenience.

    Learning Outcomes – Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care

    Learners studying for the Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care will be expected to develop the following skills during the programme of study:
    1. The ability to read and use appropriate literature with a full and critical understanding the ability to think independently and solve problems
    2. Applying subject knowledge and understanding to address familiar and unfamiliar problems
    3. Recognising the moral and ethical issues of health and social care practice and research; appreciating the need for ethical standards and professional codes of conduct
    4. An appreciation of the interdisciplinary nature of health and social care service provision
    5. Capacity to give a clear and accurate account of a subject, in a mature way and engage in debate and dialogue both with specialists and non-specialists.
    6. To develop transferable skills and knowledge.
    7. To motivate individuals to progress to further professional development through future study or as part of their chosen career.

    These are the overall learning outcomes in line with a Level 3 qualification.

    The qualifications at RQF Level 3 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to GCE AS / A-Levels.

    • Assessment is done via submission of Assignments
    • There are no written exams

    The qualification is delivered by London School of International Business (LSIB) and it is awarded by Qualifi, UK – an Awarding body by the UK Government’s regulator – OfQual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation). All of the qualifications are listed on the OfQual register.

    Yes, the course fee for Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care can be paid in Instalments.

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    There is no visa requirements to attend this programme


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