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Health & Social Care City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma

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    For more information or to enrol onto this course, please contact our Business Development team on 01234 291747 or email

This qualification is to guide and assess the development of knowledge and skills relating to the health and social care workforce, for those new to the Health and Social Care sector.

Entry requirements

You need to be working in the Health and Social Care sector and hold a Level 2 qualification in Health and Social Care

Course content

Candidates must achieve a total of 58 credits and choose a pathway relevant to their job roles.

Pathways are:

  • Generic
  • Dementia
  • Learning disabilities.

A suite of units are available according to each pathway. A minimum of 18 units will need to be achieved.

Further study and career options

It is anticipated candidates will progress to Level 4 qualifications for management or senior practitioner roles in Health & Social Care, or to specialist qualifications reflecting the context in which they work.

This qualification confirms competence in these areas for roles such as:

  • Care assistants
  • Key workers in the residential settings
  • Healthcare assistants
  • Support workers in community, primary care environments, and acute  health environments.

Course Information & How to Apply

To book onto this course please contact our Business Development team on 01234 291747 or email

Start DateFeesLocationCourse Code
Flexible Ring our Sales team on 01234 291747Ring our Sales team on 01234 291747 Work-based Learning K1285


Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.  Find out more.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
At Bedford College, we are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.  Find out more.

We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.
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