Diploma in Health and Social Care - Level 3 - Full-time (Mid Devon)
Level 3 Vocational
Mid Devon Campus
Are you serious about pursuing an exciting, challenging career in health and social care? Do you have a genuine interest in finding out about the varying needs of people of all ages? If so, this Level 3 programme can give you a really valuable qualification that opens doors to university or employment.
You will have the unique opportunity to be a part of our Care Academy which provides the opportunity to gain hands on experience in a variety of departments within Tiverton & District Hospital.
This course allows you to link the theoretical study of health and social care with professional practice.
The qualification will equip you with professional skills and depth of knowledge to pursue a career in this field.
Our students really enjoy the practical experience on this programme and are able to use it to embed theory in practice.
This programme is assessed both by assignment and external examination. Good time management and being organised is key to achieving higher grades.
Units are graded as Pass, Merit or Distinction. To progress on to Higher Education you will need to be achieving overall merits and distinctions in most of the units.
Five GCSEs at Grade C/4 or above
Students with a full Level 2 vocational qualification at Merit or above will also be considered.
You will need a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check before you start.
This programme can open up all kinds of higher education options for you, including: nursing, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy and social work.
There is a bespoke Fitness Suite and Studio within the campus grounds which is available to all students and staff.
There is a well-stocked Learning Resource Centre which provides access to computers, textbooks and journals.
One of the advantages of the Mid-Devon Campus being smaller than other campuses is that it facilitates a more individual learning experience.
We have excellent student support facilities.
On your first day at college you'll need to bring your original DBS check.
There will be a £30 activity fee.
Please contact the Advice & Guidance Centre on 01271 852422 for more information.
Q: How do I apply for care academy?
A: On course induction, you will be provided with the application form for Care Academy. Subject to successful interview, you will be offered a place on the Care Academy programme.
Q: Do I require a uniform for Care Academy?
A: A uniform will be required for Care Academy, and will be supplied to you upon a successful interview.