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Proqual Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care Support

Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care

An ideal course for carers and Team Leaders working within a care setting. If you wish to progress without a onsite observation this is the ideal course. The qualification covers those who are practicing in a:

  • Residential services for older people, and people with disabilities
  • Domiciliary care services
  • Day services
  • Respite services
  • Community based services
  • Childre and Young people service 

If you work in any of the following job roles, this course would be perfect for you:

  • Carers
  • Team Leaders 

This qualification covers a range of skills and knowledge relating Care services based on English legislation.  

Diploma Course Structure

The Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care Support (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) allows candidates to learn, develop & practice the skills & knowledge required for employment and/or career progression in Adult Care in England. 

Learners must achieve a minimum of 37 credits – a minimum of 25 must be from level 3.

Units Include

A/601/8574         Principles of safeguarding and protection and social care

H/501/7103         Causes and spread of infection

H/506/5507         Understand how to work in end of life care (Adults)

H/601/5474         Introduction to duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings

J/601/2874          Dementia Awareness (Adults)

J/601/8142          Handle information in health and social care settings *

J/601/8576          The role of the health and social care worker *

K/502/3680          Service improvement in the health sector

K/601/5315          Understand the context of supporting individuals with learning disabilities

L/501/6737          The principles of Infection Prevention and Control *

L/601/5470          Introduction to personal development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings *

M/505/1982         Understand loss and grief in end of life care (Adults)

R/501/3774         Planning and monitoring work

R/501/6738         Cleaning, Decontamination and Waste Management

R/601/5471         Introduction to equality and inclusion in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings *

Y/502/3674         Maintaining Quality Standards in the health sector

D/503/1839         Diabetes Awareness

F/503/7150         Stroke Awareness

F/502/3412         Maintaining quality standards in the health sector

F/600/9777         Understand the needs of children and young people who are vulnerable and experiencing poverty and disadvantage

J/503/7165          Understand stroke care management

M/601/1699         Understand how to support the positive outcomes for children and young people

Y/601/1695          Understand how to safeguard the wellbeing of children and young people


The cost of the course is £895.00+VAT.  If you pay in full by credit or debit card you can take 10% off using code PIF10 or calling 01472 240112. Interest free payment plans are availble with no credit checks. 


This is a competency based qualification and evidence is gathered by the learner as they undertake their normal work role. This will form the basis for their portfolio. The evidence must reflect policies and procedures of the work place as stated by current government legislation.

During the course of the qualification the candidate should ideally work with at least two service users.

A range of assessment methods will be used by the assessor including examining work products and expert witness testimonies. 

Knowledge based units will be assessed using a range of methods including reflective accounts, projects, assignments, assessor questions and professional discussions.

Learners will have full access to assessor support via telephone, email, instant messenger and web links.


This NVQ health and social care qualification is usually completed within 6 months. You will have full uncapped support for 12 months. 

Entry requirements

There is no set entry requirement for this qualification. However, the qualification is only available to candidates 18 years and older. The course is available internationally. 

What is RQF?

The Qualifications and Credit Framework (RQF Regulated Qualification Framework) is the way of recognising achievement through the awarding of credits for qualifications and individual units.

It aims to provide a more flexible route to gaining qualifications and enables progression to be achieved in smaller steps through the accumulation of credit.

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