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NVQ Level 3 in Health & Safety *Fees Payable* at Eden College

Course description

The Health and Social Care Level 3 is designed o reflect the work of candidates who undertake Health and Social Care activities at Level 3 working with service users/careers. Its aim is to recognise the skills and competences of candidates in the workplace. This qualification is about the delivery of physical, emotional or enabling care to clients/service users.

The candidate will usually be delivering care in support of, and under the direction of, a colleague who is accountable in the area of practice. Candidate may often be working without direct supervision or on their own, such as in a client’s/service users’ home. Candidate will have a degree of responsibility and autonomy, and will be required to make decisions within boundaries and limits agreed with their team.

Course content

Core Units 

Unit 31- Promote effective communication for and about individuals Unit 32- Promote, monitor and maintain health, safety and security in the working environment. Unit 33 - Reflect on and develop your practice

Two qualification route

Either Children and Young People Route Children and Young People Route en and Young People Route Unit 34 - Promote the we-being and protection of children and young people

or Adults Route  Unit 35- Promote choice, well-being and the protection of all individuals

Selection of Optional Units  (Children and Young People Specific Optional ple Specific Optional Units)

Unit 36 - Contribute to the assessment of children and young people’s needs and the development of care plans. Unit 37- Care for and protect babies. Unit 38- Support children and young people to manage their lives. Unit 39 - Support children and young people to achieve their educational potential. Unit 310- Work with children and young people to prepare them for adulthood, citizenship and independence.

Choice of more units is on the providers website:


To achieve this qualification, candidates must achieve 8 units made up of 4 Core units, (including the choice of specialist route) and 4 optional units.


Financial information

Level 3 - Fees are £900 for home(EU), £1,250 for funded students and £1,250 for international students.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 31 July 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 10 Months