OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Health and Social Care

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OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Health and Social Care equip learners with the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills required for a career in the health and social care sector at a support worker, senior support worker or care assistant level. The programme enables learners to demonstrate their skills by producing evidence from their work activities, to meet national occupational standards. Learners will acquire skills to support a role in the Health and Social Care sector or progress to further study.

Description

Overview

The objective of the OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Health and Social Care is to equip learners with the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills required for a career in the health and social care sector at a support worker, senior support worker or care assistant level. The programme enables learners to demonstrate their skills by producing evidence from their work activities, to meet national occupational standards. Learners will acquire skills to support a role in the Health and Social Care sector or progress to further study.

Entry requirements 

  • Prospective applicant must be 18 years at the commencement of their study.
  • 5 O/Level credits including English language and Mathematics.
  • Matured applicant 18 years and above without the requisite qualification but with relevant experience in the Healthcare industry, such as Auxiliary Nurses, will be considered for admissions.

Equivalences

OTHM qualifications at RQF Level 3 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to GCE/AS/A Levels/ SSCE.

Qualification structure

The OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Health and Social Care consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 60 credits, 600 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 120 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.

Mandatory units

  • Responsibilities of a Health and Social Care worker (10 credits)
  • Personal and Professional Development in Health and Social Care (10 credits)
  • Effective Communication and Ethical Practice in Health and Social Care (10 credits)
  • Health, Safety and Wellbeing in Health and Social Care Settings (10 credits)
  • Person-centred Approaches in Health and Social Care Settings (10 credits)
  • Effective Handling of Information in Health and Social Care Settings (10 credits)

Duration and delivery

The qualification is designed to be delivered over 6 – 12 months to accommodate learners’ needs.

The qualification is delivered via blended learning (i.e., mainly online and face-to-face when required).

 

Fees: £1,550 (Inclusive of awarding body fees) 

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