Health & Social Care Level 3
The NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care Award has been replaced by the Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (QCF).
Please visit our Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (QCF) page for detailed informtaion.
From 1st January 2011 all vocational and work related qualifications changed. The essential tool in this reform of vocational qualifications is Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF).
NVQ Level 3 in Care Award Summary
The NVQ level 3 in Care is aimed at those staff who have already attained the level 2 qualification and / or have a number of years experience in a senior or supervisory role. NVQ level 3 in care has links to the level 2 award but reflects a higher level of responsibility in the member of staff.
Aims & Objectives
1. To Continue knowledge awareness.
2. To gain a better understanding of your extra responsibility at a senior level.
3. Advance your professional development in Health & Social Care.
4. Gain a nationally recognised certificate which indicates your competence at this level.
Delivery Method - Distance Learning
To achieve NVQ level 3 in Care the candidate must
complete 8 units, 4 core plus 4 optional.
You will receive your 8 Distance Learning packs covering the Core and your chosen Optional Units. These are to be used alongside a well know care text book. The Distance Learning packs will provide you with all required underpinning knowledge needed for completion of NVQ in Care Level 3.
For further information regarding W&P's Distance Learning packs click here.
To complete NVQ level 3 in Health & Social Care you must be working in a Health or Social Care setting.
Useful NVQ Care resources
Coverage for NVQ level 3 in care
We are able to carry out this award in and around East Devon, Dorset, Leicester, Leicestershire, East Midlands, Hampshire, South Somerset, London, Manchester.
If you are situated in the surrounding areas to our coverage then please ring our office for availabilty.