This 60 credit Level 3 Diploma Health and Social Care Management (Fast track course) Qualification is designed for managers in various types of organisations including hospitals and care homes in both the public and private sector.
Whilst the core competencies were drawn from the British healthcare system it has also been carefully considered that many managers may wish to use these qualifications abroad and so international aspects of healthcare policy and practice have also been included.
It is equivalent in size and level to an A level and an Access to Higher Education qualification.
Learners who complete this qualification can progress to study a variety of level 4 qualifications, including our Level 4 Diploma in Management for Health and Social Care or BSc (Hons) Integrative Health and Social Care degree programme.
This qualification 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.
Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social care consists of 4 mandatory units for a combined total of 60 credits.
Learners who are seeking to progress to higher education to take a Bachelor’s degree course in Management. Learners could also progress directly to employment.
There are no formal requirements for specific prior qualifications or levels of attainment.
● The Health and Social Care Sector
To develop an understanding of the structure of the health and social care sector, how legislation and codes of practice impact on provision and the importance of multi-disciplinary working.
● A Person Centred Approach to Health and Social Care
To develop an understanding of the importance of a person-centred approach in the health and social care sector and how it is applied in practice in different health and social care settings.
● Academic and Research Skills for Health and Social Care
To develop academic and research skills and the language skills needed to be able to formally present academic research, both in writing and orally.
● Communication Skills for Health and Social Care
To develop knowledge and understanding of communication in health and social care organisations and to develop personal communication skills.
Assessment is via assignment submission
ATHE, UK – an Awarding body by the UK Government’s regulator – OfQual.