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Level 3 in Social Care

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Course overview

Develop the knowledge and skills needed to prepare you for a career in the care sector.

Course information

Develop an understanding of the skills needed when working with people in health and social care environments. During this course, you will learn:

  • Human life span development
  • Working in social care
  • Anatomy and physiology in social care
  • Enquires into current research in social care

Throughout the course you are expected to learn how to work within a team, and independently.

In the first year of the course, you will work towards the Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Social Care, if you achieve this you can progress onto year two and work towards the Extended Diploma. There is a wide variety of optional units in the second year of the study programme.