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Health Care (Level 3) Diploma Course

£481.00 £385.00





A distance learning course is the ideal way to gain a Health Care Diploma. Whether you’re looking to go on to further education, improve your job prospects or expand your knowledge, distance learning Health Care is a flexible and convenient course, which allows you to comprehensively prepare for an exam or career through home study. What’s more, because the distance learning Level 3 Health Care course is a fully comprehensive course, no prior knowledge is required.

This Brand New Health Care Diploma has been designed to give an opportunity for those working in a Care environment to build on their skills to progress in Health and Social Care. Working in the care sector, you have responsibilities to provide a service to your clients and to respond safely and effectively to their needs. This programme will help you to develop the skills needed to do this and achieve a qualification that recognises your achievement.

This Health Care Diploma is concerned with your role, as a care worker, in identifying ways of communicating on difficult, complex and sensitive issues, in a variety of settings and situations. Also explored are ways the care worker can support others to communicate and update records and reports.

The Diploma is also concerned with concerned with how you promote, monitor and maintain security in the work environment.  You are required to provide evidence of how you keep yourself, individuals and others for whom you are responsible safe and secure and minimise risks arising from incidents and emergencies (including health emergencies). You will also examine and analyse methods of reflecting on and developing your practice. Updating your knowledge and taking action to enhance your practice are vital to meeting the changing needs of individuals in your care, and the demands of a rapidly advancing health care system.


Course Key Topics

The Level 3 in Health Care Diploma course is divided into eight comprehensive modules.

Module 1: Promote effective communication for and about individuals
Module 2: Promote, monitor and maintain health, safety and security in the work environment
Module 3: Promote choice, well-being and the protection of all individuals
Module 4: Contribute to care planning and review
Module 5: Support individuals to access and use services and facilities
Module 6: Identify the individual at risk of skin breakdown and undertake the appropriate risk assessment
Module 7: Administer medication to individuals
Module 8: Support individuals through the process of dying

Home Study Tutor Support

You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your Health Care Diploma course. You will have your own personal tutor helping you with your course work and with any questions you may have. Plus you can contact our Student Advisors by email or phone for all the practical advice you may need – so we really are with you 100%.

What’s more, you’ll have access to the online student portal, where you can interact with other students, browse our resource library and manage your account.

Extra Online Support

The tutor has now set up a forum for all of our students studying Health Care and related courses. This will assist you with your studies, as not only will you get full tutor support from a professional tutor for the duration of the course, you will also get help from other students who are studying at the same time and also get an insight to other related courses by talking to them

This is a great community for all those students who wish to interact with others in the same situation and get friendly advice, ideas and comments. You will be able to interact with students studying the following courses:

  • Understanding Abuse and Trauma
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Understanding Eating Disorders
  • Introduction to Counselling
  • Working with a Diagnosis of Personality Disorder

Your tutor will provide all the details of how to get onto this forum if you decide to order the course.

Course Assessments

The Level 3 Health Care Diploma course is marked through a process of continuous assessment guided by your tutor following NCFE guidelines. This means that your qualification will be awarded according to your performance on assessments rather than by taking an exam.

We send the full course out, you then read through the course in your own time and complete the assignments which you send to your tutor for marking. There is no word count for these assignments. However, one sentence answers will be rejected and you will have to re-submit it for marking.

Upon verification of the activities, exercises and assignments, a certificate of achievement will be awarded by the national awarding organisation NCFE, as confirmation that your written work has met all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the programme.

What’s Included? What do I get when I enrol?

Your course fee covers everything you will need to successfully complete the Health Care home study course and earn your diploma:

1. All textbooks, study folders, and/or online learning aids designed for distance learning
2. A full range of student services, including:

  • Tutor marked assessments (TMAs)
  • Access to the online student portal (Student Chat, Forums and Online Support Resources)
  • NUS Extra Card (discounted membership)
  • Comprehensive Study Guide & Study Plan
  • Guide to Effective Study Techniques
  • How to approach exams without fear

3. An accredited award upon successful course completion directly from the awarding body NCFE
4. One year’s educational support by e-mail, post, fax or phone
5. Free postage and packaging for UK mainland students


The good news is that no prior learning knowledge or experience is essential to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about Health Care and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and study further, so we try to keep our entry requirements to a minimum.


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