NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support

CSA1569

Posted by Courses and Jobs on 19 November 2021

Course Title and Description

NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support

Ref: 603/2414/4
Sector: Health, Public Services and Care, Health

Level: Level 3
Minimum Entry Age: 16
GLH: 378
TQT: 650
Credit Value: 65

Awarding body: NCFE
Course Price:

Unit Overview:

What does this qualification cover?

Healthcare support staff can work in a variety of different settings within the NHS and private care facilities. The role of the support staff is to provide assistance to healthcare professionals in diagnosing, treating and caring for patients. The Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support provides learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills required to work in a range of healthcare support settings.

The qualification is formed of mandatory and optional units. The mandatory units cover core competencies whilst the optional units allow learners to choose from a variety of specialist areas to tailor the qualification to their needs, interests and to reflect the context of their work.

The content of the qualification also aligns with the knowledge and skills required for the Senior Healthcare Support Worker apprenticeship standard. The content is applicable to a variety of roles, examples of which are included below:
• adult nursing support
• maternity support
• theatre support
• mental health support
• children and young people’s support
• allied health profession (therapy support).

Who is it suitable for?

Learners or apprentices who wish to work or are working in a variety of different settings within the NHS and private care facilities.

What are the entry requirements?

Learners should be at least 16 years old.

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.

How many credits are required to complete it?

Learners must achieve a minimum of 65 credits to gain this qualification. Learners must achieve 45 credits from the mandatory units and a minimum of 20 credits from the optional units. At least 37 of the credits must be achieved at level 3 or above.

What related qualifications can you progress to?

Qualifications in specialist health pathways or to related health apprenticeships.

Career opportunities

The content of the qualification links with the knowledge and skills required for the Senior Healthcare Support Worker apprenticeship standard.

The qualification content is applicable to a variety of roles, examples of which are included below:
• Senior Healthcare Support Worker
• Senior Healthcare Assistant
• Maternity Support Worker
• Theatre Support Worker
• Mental Health Support Worker
• Children and Young People Support Worker
• Therapy Support Worker
• Rehabilitation Assistant
•Enablement Worker

Units can also be a basis for continuing professional development in the learner’s chosen field.

Distance or online training is available.

Ask about payment plan or student loan.

For more information visit our website https://coursesandjobs.co.uk/
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

Posted 19 November 2021
Deadline 19 February 2022
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

Additional Information

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Organisation Name Courses and Jobs
Contact Person The Advertising & Referrals Team
Phone Number 020 3475 9775
Address

3 Oakfield House, Ilford, Essex

Postcode IG11EF
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