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Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for Wales and Northern Ireland

This course can lead directly to careers in care establishments and nursing assistants or in the health and care field.

Course Overview

In this top up course you will study 9 mandatory units and optional units.

Units may include:

  • Health Psychology
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Diversity and Rights
  • Health Promotion
Work placement in either a care or health setting is an integral part of the course.  


This for business purposes only, meaning only course will be running during the week and not on Saturdays.

Entry Requirements
4 GCSEs at Grade C or higher to include either GCSE Maths or English at Grade C or equivalent ie Essential Skills or
BTEC First Diploma in Early Years at Merit/Distinction level.
And successful completion of the 60 credit subsidiary diploma in Health and Social Care.
As you will be working with young children or vulnerable adults a police check will be conducted at a cost of £33 (which you may already have as part of your work experience).

Please apply your interest online where you will be invited in to the Open day to have a short interview with the tutor to see if you are eligible for this course.  If you need any further details please contact Michelle Fee at 
Where will it take me?
This course can lead directly to careers in care establishments and nursing assistants or in the health and care field.  Alternatively study at higher level is an option.
How will it make me more employable?
 As well as gaining a recognised qualification you will complete a number of work placements, take part in employability skills workshops such as team work, commitment, IT and problem solving.  The careers education programme is an integral part of this course which will equip you with the knowledge to make informed career decisions.  The vocational component of the course is central and held in high regard when gaining access to university.
How will I be assessed and given feedback?
You will be assessed through course work and continual assessment.
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.

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