RQF LEVEL 3 DIPLOMA IN
HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE
The RQF Level 3 in Health and Social Care is internationally recognised RQF and equivalent
of an A-level qualification and is the UK industry standard for those working in this sector.
The course is designed for those who hold some responsibility in their workplace, and who
sometimes work without supervision. Upon completion, delegates will have the essential
skills and competency necessary to work with adults across all social care settings, including
primary care services, domiciliary care, residential care homes, day services and assisting
Outline of Programme
To achieve the full qualification, delegates need to achieve a minimum total of 58 credits;
these will be made up from mandatory units worth a minimum of 28 credits and optional
How does assessment take place?
The course assessment includes an evaluation of work-based performance, presentation of
evidence, witness statements, peer testimony, and question and answer sessions. Delegates
will need to put together a portfolio of evidence demonstrating that they can achieve the
course objectives to the required standard.
To assist in this, course delegates are appointed an accredited RQF assessor who helps
assemble their portfolio and guide them throughout the assessment. Email and telephone
support is also on hand and course resources are provided when required.
The diploma is fully compliant with the Health and Social Care National Occupational
Standards approved by Skills for Care and Development. This course is accredited by
Pearson and will help your organisation to meet the conditions and standards required by
the Care Quality Commission.
What are the entry requirements?
Shreeji Training is an equal opportunities provider and a potential participant only needs to
be employed in a vocational setting relevant to the occupational standards for Health &
Social Care. Complete an English & Maths assessment and contracted for 20+ hours per
How long will it take?
The course is completely flexible, and most participants complete in around 6 to 8 months.
The course is available at £800.00 per person.
Or Fully Funded via the Workforce Development Fund subject to eligibility criteria and
having your NMDS up to date. There is an upfront cost of £295 per person to cover
registration fees. Most employers past this upfront cost onto staff, which encourages more
commitment & engagement to complete the course in a timely fashion. Please contact us
for full details.
How would I progress further?
Upon completing this programme, graduates can move on to the RQF Level 4 or possibly the
RQF Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care if they are in an appropriate
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