Healthcare Support Diploma Level 3
This qualification will support you to build on the knowledge and skills required to work in a range of Healthcare Support roles. This qualification consists of mandatory units, covering knowledge and skills competencies, with optional specialisms. These can be combined in flexible ways to reflect the reality of working in this sector.
This qualification allows you to learn, develop and demonstrate the skills and knowledge required for employment and/or career progression in Healthcare. Opportunities may also be available to progress to an apprenticeship at Level 5, such as the Assistant Practitioner in Healthcare or the Nursing Associate, or to higher education programmes, providing all entry requirements are met.
Although there is no need for employer engagement, support from employers is required for observations and releasing you for study. Prior to course enrolment a skills scan will be set, as well as a meeting, that will include your employer where they will complete an employer approval form.
- You will require good literacy and IT skills
- You must already be working in the care sector and have undertaken study or continuous professional development within the last 5 years
The principles of Infection prevention and control
Effective handling of information in care settings
Understand mental health and wellbeing
Responsibilities of the role
Please choose your preferred study option below (subject to change).
This course costs: £2225.00
If the amount shown is more than £0.00 and you are aged 19 and over at the start of the course, you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to fully subsidised or reduced tuition fees.
This course is fully funded for 16-18 year olds (if applicable to the course).
You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment.
To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.
I chose South Devon College because I am able to study part-time and receive the support I need. The staff are very friendly and encourage you to achieve your best.Lisa Pearce