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CACHE Level 3 Extended Diploma: Health and Social Care at Loughborough College

Course description

This course will suit people who are interested in the health and social care services.

It is relevant for people who would like to work in nursing, social work, home/day care, or residential care, as well as in more general careers involving work with children, young people, adults, or older people.

Course content

  • Equality, Diversity and Rights
  • Sociological Perspectives for Health and Social Care
  • Psychological Perspectives for Health and Social Care
  • Human Development and Growth
  • Safeguarding in Health and Social Care
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Working in Health and Social Care
  • Reflective Practice

Entry requirements

At least five GCSEs at grade C/4 or above, including English and Maths.A satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required for courses involving work placement and will be required before going into employment.

Future opportunities

As well as entering employment, you could progress on to vocational degrees in nursing, occupational therapy, social work, or youth and community work. You could also progress on to relevant academic degrees in areas such as criminology, psychology, sociology, or social policy.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, come and visit us at one of ourOpen Days at Loughborough College or contact us at StudentRecruitment@loucoll.ac.uk.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 02 October 2018
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