Level 3 Care Diploma – Health & Social Care

Course Overview

This Level 3 Care Diploma is an A-Level equivalent qualification – designed for individuals looking to progress their career in care who hold responsibility in their workplace and work without supervision.

We highly recommend this training for Home Care Assistants, Health Care Support Workers and Residential Adult Care Home Staff; The knowledge and skills learnt will ensure the conditions and standards set by the CQC [Care Quality Commission].


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Commercially, the price of this qualification is £895. We are aware that can be a lot of money to pay in one go – so there’s a few things we can do to make it more affordable for you!

Instalments: We can offer instalment payments to learners over a 6 month period. You would be enrolled onto your course once we received your initial payment, and would then have a further 5 months to pay the rest of the course fee.

Learner Loans: If you’ve been a UK resident for 3 years+, you can apply for a student loan to help you pay for this course. The best part? You wouldn’t have to pay anything back until you were earning an annual wage of £27,295.


In order to allow learners to fit their studies around their busy home and work lives, this course uses remote, online learning. We are aware that you can’t be reachable all the time, so this way you are able to do your work at times that suit you! You will also be assigned one of our experienced tutor’s to guide you throughout the duration of your course – they will be their to have regular meetings with you and support you in any way you may need.


Learners will have 12 months to complete this course overall. However, how long it takes to complete is completely dependent on the learner’s engagement with learning and how many hours they spend on it per week. We find that most complete this qualification in around 6 months.