GENERIC PATHWAY - Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care

Learners must achieve a minimum of 58 credits to gain the Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England GENERIC PATHWAY.

GENERIC PATHWAY Qualification Structure

Group M: Mandatory units
Credits: 28 credits must be achieved from all nine mandatory units

Group B: Context or specialist knowledge units
Credits: a minimum of 2 credits and a maximum of 7 credits.

Group C: Optional competence units
Credits: A minimum of 23 credits must be achieved.


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All units must be assessed in accordance with Skills for Care and Development QCF Assessment Principles and the regulatory arrangements for the Qualifications and Credit Framework.

* NB Use of barred combinations for progression.
Where a barred combination is shown between a unit in Group B and a related unit in Group C, this does not mean that learners cannot achieve both units. The bar is on claiming credits for both units, where the same knowledge occurs in a knowledge unit and its related competence unit. This information is made clear to the learner on the front page of each unit where applicable.


Group M: Mandatory units

Credits: 28 credits must be achieved from all nine mandatory units

SSC
unit ref no.
Ofqual
unit ref no.
Edexcel unit ref no. Unit title Level Credit GLH
SHC 31 J/601/1434 1 Promote Communication in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings 3 3 10
SHC 32 A/601/1429 2 Engage in Personal Development in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings 3 3 10
SHC 33 Y/601/1437 3 Promote Equality and Inclusion in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings 3 2 8
SHC 34 R/601/1436 4 Principles for Implementing Duty of Care in Health, Social Care Or Children’s and Young People’s Settings 3 1 5
HSC 024 A/601/8574 5 Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care 2 3 26
HSC 025 J/601/8576 6 The Role of The Health and Social Care Worker 2 2 14
HSC 036 Y/601/8145 7 Promote Person Centred Approaches in Health and Social Care 3 6 41
HSC 037 F/601/8138 8 Promote and Implement Health and Safety in Health and Social Care 3 6 43
HSC 038 J/601/9470 9 Promote Good Practice in Handling Information in Health and Social Care Settings 3 2 16



Group B: Context or specialist knowledge units

Credits: a minimum of 2 credits and a maximum of 7 credits.

SSC
unit ref no.
Ofqual
unit ref no.
Edexcel unit ref no. Unit title Level Credit GLH
Advo 301 M/502/3146 10 Purpose and Principles of Independent Advocacy 3 4 25
CMH 301 F/602/0097 11 Understand Mental Wellbeing and Mental Health Promotion 3 3 14
CMH 302 J/602/0103 12 Understand Mental Health Problems 3 3 14
DEM 301 J/601/ 3538 13 Understand the Process and Experience of Dementia 3 3 22
DEM 305 K/601/9199 14 Understand the Administration of Medication to Individuals with Dementia Using a Person-Centred Approach 3 2 15
DEM 308 L/601/3539 15 Understand the Role of Communication and Interactions with Individuals who have Dementia 3 3 26
DEM 310 Y/601/3544 16 Understand the Diversity of Individuals with Dementia and the Importance of Inclusion 3 3 23
HSC 3021 Y/601/8579 17 Understand Theories of Relationships and Social Networks 4 3 29
HSC 3046 K/601/9493 18 Introduction to Personalisation in Social Care 3 3 22
IC01 L/501/6737 19 The Principles of Infection Prevention and Control 2 3 30
IC02 H/501/7103 20 Causes and Spread of Infection 2 2 20
IC03 R/501/6738 21 Cleaning, Decontamination and Waste-Management 2 2 20
LD 201 K/601/5315 22 Understand the Context of Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities 2 4 35
LD 206 H/601/5703 23 Principles of Supporting an Individual to Maintain Personal Hygiene 2 1 10
LD 305 J/601/6293 24 Understand Positive Risk-taking for Individuals with Disabilities 3 3 25
LD 307 A/601/6274 25 Principles of Supporting Individuals With a Learning Disability Regarding Sexuality and Sexual Health 3 3 21
LD 310 T/601/5317 26 Understand how to Support Individuals with Autistic Spectrum Conditions 3 3 28
LD 311K M/601/7227 27 Principles of Supporting Young People with a Disability to Make the Transition into Adulthood 3 3 30
LD 314K M/601/7048 28 Principles of Self-Directed Support 3 3 26
PD OP 3.1 J/601/6150 29 Understand Physical Disability 3 3 22
PD OP 3.3 Y/601/6167 30 Understand the Impact of Acquired Brain Injury on Individuals 3 3 28
SS MU 3.1 M/601/3467 31 Understand Sensory Loss 3 3 21
SS OP 3.1 F/601/3473 32 Understand Models of Disability 3 3 26



Group C: Optional competence units

Credits: A minimum of 23 credits must be achieved.

SSC
unit ref no.
Ofqual
unit ref no.
Edexcel unit ref no. Unit title Level Credit GLH
Advo 302 T/502/3147 33 Providing Independent Advocacy Support 3 6 25
Advo 303 A/502/3148 34 Maintaining the Independent Advocacy Relationship 3 6 25
Advo 304 F/502/3149 35 Responding to the Advocacy Needs of Different Groups Of People 3 6 25
ASM 1 M/601/0648 36 Recognise Indications of Substance Misuse and Refer Individuals to Specialists 3 4 24
ASM 3 A/601/0670 37 Support Individuals who are Substance Users 3 7 42
ASM 4 D/501/0585 38 Identify and Act upon Immediate Risk of Danger to Substance Users 3 7 24
ASM 5 M/601/0682 39 Provide Services to those Affected by Someone Else’s Substance Use 3 4 24
ASM 8 H/501/0586 40 Increase Awareness about Drugs, Alcohol or Other Substances with Individuals and Groups 3 7 42
ASM 9 T/601/0666 41 Test for Substance Use 3 5 30
ASM 11 D/601/0662 42 Carry out Initial Assessments to Identify and Prioritise the Needs of Substance Misusers 3 5 30
ASM 12 K/501/0587 43 Carry Out Comprehensive Substance Misuse Assessment 3 5 30
ASM 15 D/601/0676 44 Assist with the Transfer of Individuals who Misuse Substances Between Agencies and Services 3 1 6
ASM 18 K/501/0590 45 Support Individuals Through Detoxification Programmes 3 3 18
ASM 24 R/601/3526 46 Develop and Sustain Effective Working Relationships with Staff in Other Agencies 3 4 24
ASM 34 Y/501/0598 47 Administer Medication to Individuals and Monitor the Effects 3 5 30
ASM 35 D/501/059 48 Supply and Exchange Injecting Equipment for Individuals 3 3 18
DEM 302 T/601/9187 49 Understand and Meet the Nutritional Requirements of Individuals with Dementia 3 3 26
DEM 304 A/601/9191 50 Enable Rights and Choices of Individuals With Dementia whilst Minimising Risks 3 4 26
DEM 312 Y/601/4693 51 Understand and Enable Interaction and Communication with Individuals who Have Dementia 3 4 30
DEM 313 F/601/4686 52 Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Dementia Care Practice 3 4 31
HSC 2003 K/601/9025 53 Provide Support to Manage Pain and Discomfort 2 2 15
HSC 2019 R/601/7902 54 Gain Access to the Homes of Individuals, Deal with Emergencies and Ensure Security on Departure 2 2 14
HSC 2024 T/601/8721 55 Undertake Agreed Pressure Area Care 2 4 30
HSC 2028 J/601/8027 56 Move and Position Individuals in Accordance with their Plan of Care 2 4 26
HSC 3001 T/601/9027 57 Contribute to Raising Awareness of Health Issues 3 4 26
HSC 3002 A/601/9028 58 Provide Support to Continue Recommended Therapies 3 3 20
HSC 3003 L/601/8028 59 Provide Support to Maintain and Develop Skills for Everyday Life 3 4 28
HSC 3004 L/601/8644 60 Facilitate Learning and Development Activities to Meet Individual Needs and Preferences 3 5 35
HSC 3007 M/601/9494 61 Support the Development of Community Partnerships 4 5 33
HSC 3008 D/601/9491 62 Implement Therapeutic Group Activities 3 4 25
HSC 3010 H/601/9492 63 Support Individuals to Develop and Run Support Groups 3 3 24
HSC 3012 M/601/9611 64 Prepare to Support Individuals Within a Shared Lives Arrangement  3 4 31
HSC 3013 F/601/7927 65 Support Individuals to Access and Use Services and Facilities 3 4 25
HSC 3014 J/601/9601 66 Provide Support for Individuals with a Shared Lives Arrangement  3 5 35
HSC 3019 R/601/8578 67 Support Individuals in their Relationships 3 4 27
HSC 3020 H/601/8049 68 Facilitate Person-Centred Assessment, Planning, Implementation and Review 3 6 45
HSC 3022 Y/601/7903 69 Support Individuals to Live at Home 3 4 25
HSC 3023 D/601/7904 70 Support Individuals to Manage their Finances 3 3 20
HSC 3024 H/601/7905 71 Support Individuals to Access and Manage Direct Payments 4 6 40
HSC 3027 K/601/7906 72 Support Individuals to Access Housing and Accommodation Services 3 4 24
HSC 3028  R/601/8581  73 Support Individuals to Deal with Personal Relationship Problems  3 4 26
HSC 3029  T/601/8282  74 Support Individuals with Specific Communication Needs  3 5 35
HSC 3033  M/601/7907  75 Support Individuals During a Period of Change   3 4 29
HSC 3034  T/601/7908  76 Support Individuals to Prepare for and Settle into New Home Environments  3 3 23
HSC 3035  A/601/7909  77 Support Individuals who are Bereaved   3 4 30
HSC 3038  H/601/8147  78 Work in Partnership with Families to Support Individuals  3 4 27
HSC 3045  F/601/3764  79 Promote Positive Behaviour   3 6 44
HSC 3047  F/601/4056  80 Support Use of Medication in Social-Care Settings  3 5 40
HSC 3048  T/601/9495  81 Support Individuals at the End of Life  3 7 53
HSC 3049  R/601/8824  82 Prepare Environments and Resources for use During Healthcare Activities  2 3 20
HSC 3050  A/601/8980  83 Prepare for and Carry out Extended Feeding Techniques  3 4 27
HSC 3051  Y/601/9022  84 Undertake Tissue Viability Risk Assessments  3 3 26
HSC 3052  R/601/8662  85 Undertake Physiological Measurements  3 3 23
HSC 3053  D/601/8860  86 Obtain Venous Blood Samples  3 3 24
HSC 3054  J/601/8979  87 Undertake Urethral Catheterisation Processes  3 4 28
HSC 3055  A/601/9174  88 Identify the Physical Health Needs of Individuals with Mental Health Needs and Plan Appropriate Actions  4 5 35
HSC 3056  K/601/9185  89 Support Families in Maintaining Relationships in their Wider Social Structures  3 4 33
HSC 3057  F/601/9029  90 Work with Families, Carers and Individuals During Times of Crisis  4 5 35
HSC 3058  L/601/9034  91 Enable Individuals with Behavioural Difficulties to Develop Strategies to Change their Behaviour  3 8 41
HSC 3061  J/601/9968  92 Help Individuals Address their Substance Use through an Action Plan   3 4 28
HSC 3062  Y/601/8825  93 Interact with and Support Individuals Using Telecommunications  3 5 36
HSC 3065  T/601/9738  94 Implement the Positive Behavioural Support Model  4 8 61
HSC 3066 L/601/9549 95 Support Positive Risk-taking for Individuals 3 4 32
L2EFAW Y/600/1250 96 Emergency First-Aid Skills 2 1 10
LD 206 C K/601/9963 97 Support Individuals to Maintain Personal Hygiene 2 2 17
LD 302 A/601/7215 98 Support Person-Centred Thinking and Planning 3 5 41
LD 303 D/601/7353 99 Promote Active Support 3 5 36
LD 308 J/601/8657 100 Support Individuals with a Learning Disability to Access Healthcare 3 3 25
LD 311 C F/602/0049 101 Support Young People with a Disability to Make the Transition into Adulthood 3 5 40
LD 312 K/601/7047 102 Support Parents with Disabilities 3 6 43
LD 314C J/602/0053 103 Support Individuals with Self-Directed Support 3 5 35
PD OP 3.2 K/601/6190 104 Work with other Professionals and Agencies to Support Individuals with Physical Disabilities 3 3 23
PDOP 3.4 M/601/5817 105 Support Families who are Affected by Acquired Brain Injury 3 3 30
PDOP 3.5 D/601/5750 106 Support Families who Have a Child With a Disability 3 3 23
SS OP 3.2 K/601/3483 107 Promote Effective Communication with Individuals with Sensory Loss 3 4 30
SS OP 3.3 A/601/5190 108 Support Individuals with Multiple Conditions and/or Disabilities 3 4 31
SS OP 3.4 J/601/3541 109 Support Individuals in the use of Assistive Technology 4 4 32
SS OP 3.5 R/601/3543 110 Support the Assessment of Individuals with Sensory Loss 3 3 22
SS OP 3.6 D/601/3545 111 Support the Promotion of Awareness of Sensory Loss 3 3 23
SS OP 3.7 H/601/3546 112 Support Individuals to Access Education, Training or Employment 4 4 31
SS OP 3.8 R/601/5180 113 Enable Individuals to Negotiate Environments 3 5 34


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