NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) (Northern Ireland)


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Course Title and Description

NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) (Northern Ireland)

Ref: 603/4724/7
Sector: Health, Public Services and Care, Health and Social Care

Level: Level 3
Minimum Entry Age: 16
GLH: 374
TQT: 580
Credit Value: 58

Awarding body: NCFE
Course Price:

Unit Overview:

What does this qualification cover?

This qualification is designed for learners to develop the knowledge and skills required to work in a range of health and social care settings within Northern Ireland.

The qualification is formed of mandatory and optional units.

The mandatory units cover core competencies that have been categorised around the following four key themes:
• Communication and Information Sharing
• Health and Wellbeing
• Principles and Values
• Continuing Professional Development in Health and Social Care.

The optional units allow learners to choose from a wide variety of areas to tailor the qualification to their needs and interests, and to reflect the context of their work.

Who is it suitable for?

This qualification is suitable for a range of learners, either working or wishing to work in a variety of different settings within health and social care in Northern Ireland.

What are the entry requirements?

Learners should be at least 16 years old.

How is this qualification structured?

Learners must achieve a minimum of 58 credits to gain this qualification.

Learners must achieve 37 credits from the mandatory units and a minimum of 21 credits from the optional units.

Do you need to be working to take this qualification?

Learners will need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement to be able to show competence in both knowledge and skills.

What related qualifications can you progress to?

Upon completion, learners can progress to the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) (Northern Ireland) or enter the workforce.

This qualification also forms part of the first year of the Extended Diploma, therefore as a centre you will be responsible for the pre-requisite check of learners achieving this Diploma qualification before claiming certification of the Extended Diploma.

Career opportunities

The qualification is applicable to a variety of roles and/or careers in Northern Ireland.

Distance or online training is available.

Ask about payment plan or student loan.

For more information visit our website
or speak to an advisor on: 020 3475 9775.

This course can be done remotely online with an assigned tutor and assessor.
A work placement will be required but can be arranged.

East London branch: 3 Oakfield House, Ilford, Essex IG11EF

About The Course

Deadline 30 December 2023
Offer Type Online and Distance Learning
Category S-Healthcare
Sector Healthcare
Qualification Level Level 3
Total Units
Awarding Body NCFE
Duration At your own pace
Delivery Route Online Course Only
Career Level Student
Available to Start Immediately

Funding and Eligibility

Price for students not eligible for funding (if applicable)
Deposit Required Can be negotiated based on your current circumstances
Experience Required None
Previous Qualification Required None Required
Course Pathway Courses for both Work & University Progression
Course Funding Options Self-funded - Payment Plan Available
Payment Plan Yes
DBS Required Yes
Allowance Available Other - Can be Discussed
Social Services - Service Users Not Applicable
Suitable for Those on Benefits Yes - Universal Credit

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