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Qualifi Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care


Alternative to Access to Higher Education Diploma or A Level, the Qualifi Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care programme is to provide a career path for learners who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of care within the health and social care sector. The outcome of the course, which is a recognised UK Qualification, is for learners to develop the skills required by organisations globally.

Assessment is through practical assignments, with no exams - to more accurately reflect the real working environment.

This Level 3 Diploma qualification earns 24 UCAS Tariff points: for more information, click here.

Ofqual RQF (Regulated Qualifications Framework) qualification number for Qualifi Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care is 603/0819/9.

Aims of the Course

The programme provides the opportunity for individuals to forge a career in health and social care by seeking a greater knowledge and understanding of the sector, and to support the individual’s development into senior positions. The course aims for the following:
1) To equip individuals with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for success in employment in the health and social care sector.
2) To enable progression to the first year of a degree or related professional qualification.
3) To develop learners’ ability to contribute positively to good practice in the health and social care environment through effective use and combination of the knowledge and skills gained in the qualifications.
4) To develop skills and techniques, personal qualities and attributes essential for successful performance in working life and thereby enabling learners to make an immediate contribution to employment.


The Qualifi Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care provides its learner the realistic and appropriate career related opportunities worldwide for 21st century employment markets.

Learners undertaking the Level 3 Health and Social Care will progress onto Level 4 Health and Social Care or the first year of undergraduate study in health and social care.

The Qualifi Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care qualification leads learners to enter the University at year 1 of a University degree.

For progression opportunities into universities, click here.

Entry Requirements

The minimum age to register for this programme is 18. Prospective students should note that the following entrance qualifications are required for those wishing to undertake this programme:

  Level 2 qualification (or equivalent) or

  Mature applicant with work experience and

  IELTS 4.0 or CEFR level B1 (if applicable)

Programme Summary

Qualifi Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (60 credits) consists of:

Course Duration

06-12 months

Course Intake

Distance Learning: Rolling Intake

Course Fees

£1200 (Distance Learning)

Additional Fees

Intention to Study: £100

Awarding Body- Qualifi Ltd: £180

15+5% Off (distance learning)*

Full Payment: £100 + £1140

Instalment Payment: £100 + £200/mo for 6 Months