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Level 3 90-credit Diploma in Health and Social Care

This course enables you to learn about health related subjects

Downpatrick, Lisburn, Newtownards
34 Weeks
Level 3
Full-Time Study

Campus: Downpatrick, Lisburn, Newtownards

Course Code: 72135

Duration: 34 Weeks

Level: 3

Type: Full-Time

Course Overview
This Year 1 course is broadly equivalent to 1.5 A Levels and enables you to learn about health related subjects. You will be required to commit to attending the course for approximately 15 hours per week.

Subjects studied may include:

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Development through the life stages
  • Communication in health and care
  • Health safety and security
  • Physiology disorders
  • Equality, diversity and rights


You will also work towards a personal development qualification and will be involved in a range of activities, designed to improve employability.  You will be required to complete Essential Skills in ICT if you do not have a GCSE grade C in ICT.  Students who have not achieved GCSE in Maths or English will not be accepted for this course.

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Ideal If:
you wish to work as a Nurse, care assistant or in one of the allied health and social care professions.
You'll Learn:
about equality, diversity and rights. You will also learn about anatomy and physiology, and human development through the life stages, communication in health and care and physiology disorders.
You'll Love:
Role play which will build your skills and the practical activities in the work placement.
You'll Progress:
to employment in the Care sector or progress to the Extended Diploma in Health and Care. Successful completion of further study will enable you enter Nursing or the Allied Health Professions such as Occupational Therapy or Social Work.
You'll Need:
5 GCSEs including Maths & English at C or above. If you are progressing from a Level 2 Diploma you must have an overall Distinction Grade. You are required to complete an Access NI Clearance.
Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

In addition to the above Terms & Conditions students must also adhere to the following:
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