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NCFE CACHE Level 3 Award in Health and Social Care with Official Certification

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Level 3 Award in Health and Social Care
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The NCFE CACHE Level 3 Award in Health and Social Care course is designed for learners who want a career in health and social care. Health and social care services are important to ensure the physical, emotional and social well-being of individuals within the society. These services are aimed at adults and older people and can be provided at the individuals’ residential home or in day centres and supported housing. The need for proper health and social care tend to increase with the busy lifestyles of people and hence, is a great industry to set foot in with ample room for progression.

The NCFE CACHE Level 3 Award in Health and Social Care is an excellent course for career progression purposes or to study further in health and social care. This course is intricately designed to tutor you on the importance of health and social care, its roles and responsibilities, and on safeguarding within the industry. How equality, diversity and inclusion plays a huge role in health and social care will then be examined. You will then move onto explore the human growth and development and the ways to promote it through health and social care. Upon the successful completion of this course, learners will be able to progress to the Level 3 Certificate and Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care to further their knowledge or to take their career to the next level.

** Enroll in this NCFE CACHE Level 3 Award in Health and Social Care with Official Certification course and gain FREE entry to CPD accredited Duty of Care – Level 2 Course and earn more CPD hours to your portfolio (02 CPD hours)


Level 3 Award in Health and Social Care

Regulated by Ofqual

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Course Curriculum

[Module 01] Equality, Diversity and Rights in Health and Social care

  • Understand equality, diversity and rights in health and social care.
  • Understand how to work in an inclusive way.
  • Understand legislation and codes of practice in relation to inclusive practice in health and social care settings.
  • Understand the role of the health and social care practitioner in relation to inclusive practice.

[Module 02] Human Growth and Development

  • Understand the key elements of development across human lifespan.
  • Understand theories of human growth and development.
  • Understand significant life events within each stage of human development.

[Module 03] Safeguarding in Health and Social Care

  • Understand safeguarding.
  • Understand how to safeguard individuals in relation to legislation, policies and procedures.
  • Understand factors that may contribute to an individual being vulnerable to harm or abuse.
  • Know signs, symptoms, indicators and behaviors that may cause concern.
  • Understand the lines of reporting and responsibility in relation to the safeguarding, protection and welfare of individuals.
  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the health and social care practitioner in relation to safeguarding individuals.


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Learning Outcomes

  • Gain in-depth understanding of equality, diversity and rights in health and social care.
  • Learn about the importance of equality, diversity and rights in health and social care.
  • Understand about human growth and development and the importance of it.
  • Understand the importance of health and the ways to look after it.
  • Learn about the activities that affect help and how to avoid them.
  • Learn about safeguarding in health and social care.

UCAS Information

  • Learners will be awarded UCAS points upon completion of the course. To see UCAS Points Chart, please click on the ‘UCAS Performance Points Table’ in the Resources section.
  • This qualification is nested. Qualifications within a nested suite allow learners to be topped up to a qualification that is the same level and subject within the Award, Certificate, Diploma structure.
  • This is a knowledge-only qualification and learners are not required to have practical experience.

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Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Method of Assessment

To achieve this qualification, learners must complete 3 mandatory units. You will complete assignments and create a portfolio of evidence, which will be assessed by a tutor.

Grading system: A*–D (to pass an assignment you must achieve a grade D or above).

Tutor Support

When you enroll in a new program it helps to know that support is at hand and that your tutors are around to help you succeed.

As part of the course, you will receive dedicated tutor support. These academic tutors will also assist you with unlimited online email support to help answer and clarify your questions.


Those who successfully complete the exam will be awarded the certificate CACHE Level 3 Award in Health and Social Care.

Note:- Learners will receive the official printed certificate and E-certificate

Awarding Body

CACHE are continually investing in high quality qualifications for the care and education industry, making them the UK’s leading sector specialist. Developed by experts, CACHE qualifications help millions of learners to raise professional standards across the sector. As a result, CACHE has gained a deserved reputation for excellence and leadership.

NCFE is a national Awarding Organisation, passionate about designing, developing and certificating diverse, nationally recognised qualifications and awards. These qualifications contribute to the success of millions of learners at all levels, bringing them closer to fulfilling their personal goals. Last year alone, over 340,000 learners from over 2,000 colleges, schools and training organisations chose NCFE as the Awarding Organisation to help them move their careers forward.

Tutor Support

We provide tutor support for your choice of programme from the start of the course right until completion. We understand that tutor guidance is important for the overall success of the course you are taking, and we offer a dedicated tutor. You will receive unlimited assistance through email, and if you have any questions or queries, they will provide you with the best and most relevant answers.

Who is this course for?

  • Professionals working in health and social care environment
  • Care Workers
  • Healthcare Assistants
  • Anyone interested in learning about health and social care


  • Learners for this course must be 19 years of age or above and should have a basic understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT.

In order to qualify for the program you will need to submit a completed application form which will be provided to you. This form should be provided to us within a month of enrolment along with the following;

  • Proof of educational qualifications
  • You must provide an identification document such as a passport or a driving license.

Upon submission of the documents your application will be reviewed. If you fail to meet the entry requirements of the program your application will not be accepted.

Career path

  • Home Healthcare Provider
  • Home Health Caregiver – £8.13 per hour
  • Healthcare Consultant- £66,374 per annum
  • Community Based Support Workers – £8.01 per hour

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Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as Quality Licence Scheme and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.