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Health & Social Care – Level 3 CACHE

This course will provide learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills essential to anybody interested in pursuing a career in the healthcare industry.

1 Year
Theory & Practical

Entry Requirements: 4 GCSE's at grade C/grade 4 or above, including English Language and Maths

Course Info

This course is designed to offer learners a more specialised pathway to progress into the Health care industry through either Higher Education or directly into the workplace.

Learning occurs through the completion of projected and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands.

Modules studied over the one year course include:

  • Human Growth & Development
  • Equality & Diversity
  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Working in Health & Social Care
  • Safeguarding
  • Reflective Practice
  • Infection Control
  • Communication

In order to fully achieve the qualification students must attend the work placement at the end of the 1 year course.

The course includes a placement for which all students will need to have a DBS enhanced disclosure. The College will apply and pay for the DBS check.


Methods include: Lectures, Practical Seminars, Personal Tutorials, Visits, Guest Speakers.

Our experienced tutors have worked in relevant vocational areas and are highly qualified in both teaching and their vocational area.

They have worked in the Health and Care setting therefore have practical experience as well as knowledge and skills they bring to the classroom.

Entry Requirements & Interview Process

This course is suitable for 16-18 year olds. You will need 4 GCSE’s at grade C or grade 4 or above, these must include English Language and Maths. GCSE Science is strongly advised, although some learners will be able to study GCSE Science alongside the qualification as part of their Study Programme. The course includes a placement and all students will need to have a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check. The College will apply and pay for this.

You can now study a
t-level in health!

1 T Level = 3 A Levels
A direct route to your dream career.