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NCFE CACHE Level 3 Award in Health and Social Care

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  • Original price was: £399.00.Current price is: £319.20.
  • 365 Days
  • Awarded By 'NCFE & CACHE'
  • 180Guided Learning Hours
  • Course Material
  • 03 Number of Modules
  • 215 Hours Total Qualification Time
  • Assignment
  • Qualification Number: 601/6108/5
  • Self-study Online
  • Ofqual Regulated Qualification

Key Features

High quality e-learning study materials.
Tutorials/materials from the industry leading experts.
24/7 Access to the Learning Portal.
Benefit of applying TOTUM Discount Card.
OFQUAL Regulated Accredited Qualification.
Excellent customer service and administrative support.
The Awarding Body

NCFE is a leading awarding organisation based in the UK that has been providing vocational qualifications for over 170 years. Their mission is to promote and advance learning by creating high-quality and industry-relevant qualifications that meet the needs of learners and employers. NCFE offers a wide range of qualifications across various sectors including health, health and social care, public services and care, business, and education. Their qualifications are recognised and respected by employers, higher education institutions, and professional bodies providing learners with the necessary skills and knowledge to succeed in their desired careers. In addition, NCFE also offers a range of support services to learners and education providers. These include assessment services, teaching and learning resources, and consultation services to help education providers design and deliver effective and high-quality training and education programmes.

Who is the Course For? The qualification provides an introduction to the core subject areas when working in health and social care.

  • Care Support Workers
  • Healthcare Assistants
  • Community-Based Support Workers
  • Support Workers
  • Care Workers
Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate key principles and values in health and social care in various settings.
  • Identify different communication methods used in health and social care.
  • Implement strategies to promote equality, diversity, and inclusion within a care setting.
  • Understand the safeguarding principles and legislation relevant to health and social care.
  • Implement health and safety practices to maintain a safe working environment for both service users and staff.
  • Develop care plans that reflect the individual needs and preferences of service users.
Entry Requirements Learners over the age of 16 years are eligible to enrol for the course. Learners may find it helpful if they’ve achieved a Level 2 qualification.
Certification Upon the successful completion of the course, individuals will receive the the Level 3 Award in Health and Social Care by NCFE.
Method of Assessment

Learners will be given comprehensive course materials for self-study which include an assessment. The assessment will enable the learners to demonstrate an understanding of all learning outcomes.

Graded A*-D

Academic Progression Learners can progress to the following;

  • NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Health and Social Care
  • NCFE Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care
Career Path

A Future in Health & Social Care Excellence

Completing the NCFE CACHE Level 3 Award in Health and Social Care at South London College opens up many rewarding career prospects in the health, health and social care, and public services sectors. The qualification equips learners with the foundational skills and knowledge to care for patients through their many challenges. Certificate holders can pursue entry-level roles in a range of health and social care settings. With further training and experience, there is potential to advance to roles such as Healthcare Workers, Social Care Workers, and other senior care roles. Additionally, the acquired skills are highly transferable and beneficial in many other careers, including social work, youth work, adult care, and mental health support.

Here are some career prospects you can explore, along with the average UK salary per annum (approximately) according to Glassdoor.

  • Healthcare Assistant – £30,000
  • Care Support Worker – £30,000
  • Community-Based Support Worker – £24,000
  • Care Worker – £23,000
  • Support Worker – £23,000

Course Curriculum

Qualification Specification
Qualification Specification – NCFE CACHE Level 3 Award in Health and Social Care
Learner Handbook
Learner Handbook- NCFE CACHE Level 3 Award in Health and Social care
Awarding Body Registration
Application Form – NCFE Awarding Body Registration
01: Equality, Diversity and Rights in Health and Social Care [K/507/1406]
Equality, Diversity and Rights in Health and Social Care
Assignment – Equality, Diversity and Rights in Health and Social Care
Unit 1 – Additional Reference Material
02: Human Growth and Development [M/507/1407]
Human Growth and Development
Assignment – Human Growth and Development
Unit 2 – Additional Reference Material
03: Safeguarding in Health and Social Care [T/507/1408]
Safeguarding in Health and Social Care
Assignment – Safeguarding in Health and Social Care
Unit 3 -Additional Reference Material
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(A) Assignment Submission – NCFE CACHE Level 3 Award in Health and Social Care


The NCFE Level 3 Award in Health and Social Care provides learners with the skills and knowledge to work in the health and social care sector. It covers key areas such as principles of care, communication, safeguarding, and person-centered care.
Learners will receive comprehensive text materials for self-study. However, our professional customer team at South London College is available for any support and assistance.
Learners can complete the course in 3 months. However, South London College offers up to 365 days of access to its online learning portal allowing learners to progress at their own pace and convenience.
Individuals can pursue roles in the health and social care sector such as healthcare assistants and support workers in adult residential care homes, health centres, hospitals, supported living, day centres, nursing homes, and domiciliary services.
Yes, upon completion, learners can progress to higher-level qualifications in health and social care such as Level 4 and Level 5 certificates and diplomas.
No, learners are not required to have practical placement.
Employers benefit from having staff who are well-trained, knowledgeable, and competent in providing high-quality care, which can lead to improved patient outcomes and more efficient services.
Topics include safeguarding in health and social care, human growth and development, communication, infection prevention and control, and equality, diversity, and rights.
Visit the South London College official website to enrol for the NCFE Level 3 course. Individuals will receive their login details to access the online learning portal.
This qualification can help you secure entry-level positions in health and social care, enhance your current role, and provide a foundation for further education and specialisation in the field.
The course module on safeguarding covers legislation, recognising signs of abuse, and appropriate responses and reporting procedures.


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  1. Helpful


    As someone new to the health and social care sector, this course was exactly what I needed.

  2. Excellent Learning Experience


    Completing this course has been a rewarding experience.

  3. Added Value to my skill Set


    I got full marks in the assessment and wish to pursue higher education in social work. Thanks a bunch!

  4. Best for starters


    For starters in social science career, this basic understanding of social work principles can go a long way.

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