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Health and Social Care CACHE Level 3 Award, Certificate and Extended Diploma at Hull College Group

Course description

This course will provide learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills essential to the Health and Social Care sector, and to support progression into Higher Education or the workplace.

This programme offers a unique opportunity to gain valuable work experience and professional training (75 hours in year one, 100 hours in year two) in varying settings of Health and Social Care alongside a nationally recognised qualification.


Course content

• Human Growth and Development
• Equality, Diversity and Rights
• Safeguarding
• Communication
• Psychological and Sociological Perspectives

Entry requirements

  • Four GCSEs at grade C and above, including English, Maths and a Science. Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care at Merit or Distinction. This course also requires DBS clearance.


The coursework is continually assessed via assignment and project work, which is underpinned by research and application to the vocational area.

Future opportunities

Achievement of the CACHE Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care supports students’ access to Higher Education and progression into a wide range of job roles within the Health and Social Care sector.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hull College Group directly.

Last updated date: 18 April 2016

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