Health and Social Care Level 3

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This level 3 working in the health sector qualification is designed to teach the knowledge required to work in a variety of healthcare professions. With this course you can begin working in the NHS and the qualification is required by all NHS staff including nurses, healthcare assistants, hospital porters and health visitors as well as a number of other roles in the health sector.

Study Time:    110 hours
Enrolment length:    12 months
Course Format:    Online
Entry Requirements:    None Specific

Upon completion of this qualification, students are awarded a CACHE Level 3 certificate and an OLC Diploma. All certification fees are included in your course fees.


To gain the full CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Working in the Health Sector you will need to submit and pass all of the tutor marked assignments.  There are 6 assignments in the course and no need to purchase any textbooks as we provide all of the lessons and materials required to learn the syllabus.

There is no formal exam and the certification fee is included in the course fees.


All of our students are given access to our online campus through their own personal login and password. Once logged in you can access your course materials, lessons, resources and assignments in your own time. Assignments are uploaded through your account and the process is easy intuitive. Our online campus includes:

  • 24/7/365 access to all of your course materials- all lessons, assignments and resources are available from the moment you enrol
  • Instant access to your course after you enrol- start studying immediately!
  • Integrated chat and messaging systems so that you can contact your tutor
  • Online assignment uploads to save time in returning marks and feedback.
  • Links to further resources and information available on courses
  • Self-led learning on all courses- study in your own time and work through your assignments at your own pace
  • Safe e-portfolio of your work is kept under lock and key on our secure servers
  • Progress bar to show the work you have completed and how many tasks you still have to complete on your course
  • Detailed help centre with step-by-step instructions on getting the most from your course and how to upload assignments and contact your tutor



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