Cambridge Technical Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care (Block B)

Health, Public Services and Care

Health, Public Services and Care
Health, Public Services and Care

What will you be working towards?

Qualification Type Course Provider Certificate
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


A mix of examined units and Coursework units.

A variety of subjects are taught such as: Safeguarding, creative activities, Health and Safety, Sexual Health, infection control, positive relationships, person centred care, early development, looked after children, equality and diversity.

Student Profile

Interested in either a Child care career or Health related career. The course is a mix of Health, Social Care and Child care.

The course will suit students who would like a course that is varied and is a mix of coursework and examined units.

Students also need to be confident to enter the Health, Social Care and Child Care work place as this is a vital part of the course.

Students need to be prepared for large proportion of written work and to be able to meet strict deadlines.


Units studied:

Unit 1: Positive relationships

Unit 2: Equality, Rights and Diversity (examined)

Unit 3:Health, Safety and Security (examined)

Unit 5: Infection Control

Unit 6: Person centred care (examined)

Unit 7: Safeguarding (examined)

Unit 8: Creative activities for children and young people

Unit 13: Sexual Health and early development

Unit 21: Looked after children

How will it be delivered?

9 units to be studied.
4 examined units
5 Coursework units

Entry requirements

5 GCSE 9-5 grades including
Level 4 in English Language
and Level 4 in Science and
has achieved a Merit at Level
2 H&SC/ Child care.

Your next steps...

Along with other courses students could go on to University to study Health or Child related careers.
Further education or Apprenticeships
Enter employment.
Past students have achieved jobs as Teaching Assistants, Health Care assistants, Hospital administration roles and Police staff. Past students have also gone on to study to be Nurses, Midwives, Child Care practitioners and Psychologists and Sociologists.