OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Health and Social Care

Qualification Number: 603/6776/3

COURSE LEVEL
Level 3
COURSE TYPE
Endorsed Course
AWARDING BODY
OTHM
DURATION
1 Year
STUDY METHOD
Online Self-Paced
CERTIFICATE
Available to Purchase Separately
Assessment Method
Internal assessment then external verification by OTHM

Overview

The objective of the OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Health and Social Care is to equip learners with the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills required for a career in the health and social care sector at a support worker, senior support worker or care assistant level. The programme enables learners to demonstrate their skills by producing evidence from their work activities, to meet national occupational standards. Learners will acquire skills to support a role in the Health and Social Care sector or progress to further study.

Course Outline

OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Health and Social Care consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 60 credits, 600 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 120 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.

Mandatory units

  • Responsibilities of a Health and Social Care worker (10 credits)
  • Personal and Professional Development in Health and Social Care (10 credits)
  • Effective Communication and Ethical Practice in Health and Social Care (10 credits)
  • Health, Safety and Wellbeing in Health and Social Care Settings (10 credits)
  • Person-centred Approaches in Health and Social Care Settings (10 credits)
  • Effective Handling of Information in Health and Social Care Settings (10 credits)

Requirements

The OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Health and Social Care can be offered to learners from age 18. OTHM does not specify entry requirements for these qualifications. OTHM ensures that learners admitted to the programme have sufficient capability at the right level to undertake the learning and assessment criteria.
OTHM Centre must ensure learners are recruited with integrity onto appropriate qualifications that will meet their needs, enable and facilitate learning and achievement enable progression. The qualification is offered in English.
English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency.For more information visit English Language Expectations page in this website.

Who is This Course For?

OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Health and Social Care is to equip learners with the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills required for a career in the health and social care sector at a support worker, senior support worker or care assistant level. The programme enables learners to demonstrate their skills by producing evidence from their work activities, to meet national occupational standards. Learners will acquire skills to support a role in the Health and Social Care sector or progress to further study.

Assessment

All units within this qualification are internally assessed by the center and externally verified by OTHM. The qualifications are criterion referenced, based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes.

To achieve a ‘pass’ for a unit, learners must provide evidence to demonstrate that they have fulfilled all the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by all assessment criteria. Judgment that the learners have successfully fulfilled the assessment criteria is made by the Assessor.

The Assessor should provide an audit trail showing how the judgment of the learners’ overall achievement has been arrived at

Accreditation

London College for Professionals Offers Endorsed Courses by OTHM UK and under OTHM Endorsed Provision.

OTHM Endorsed Provision

London College for Professionals has designed and developed its courses under the guidance and supervision by OTHM to ensure that its courses meet the high standards quality criteria.

About OTHM

UK based Awarding Organisation regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation). We have a network of numerous delivery centres globally to deliver our qualifications. OTHM has established strong academic relationships in the UK and overseas to ensure that OTHM qualifications are recognized globally.

The local and international recognition has enabled OTHM graduates to enhance their employability skills as well as allowing them to join degree and/or Master top-up programmes.

Certification

Upon successfully passing the course, the learner must pay for a Certificate of Completion from LCFP (either in PDF format or Hardcopy) or an Endorsed Diploma from OTHM (Hardcopy).

Payment Plan
Mode of Study (Online)
Option 1: Full Payment
Fee900
Fee Discounted 800
Option 2: Instalment Plan
Initial Deposit250
Instalments4 Monthly Instalments @163 per month (UK Based Companies 20% VAT Exclusive) 

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