NCFE CACHE Level 3 Applied General Award in Health and Social Care


Posted by

Course Title and Description

NCFE CACHE Level 3 Applied General Award in Health and Social Care

Ref: 603/2913/0
Sector: Health, Public Services and Care, Health and Social Care

Level: Level 3
Minimum Entry Age: 16
GLH: 182
TQT: 200

Awarding body: NCFE
Course Price:

Unit Overview:

The Department for Education (DfE) has confirmed that this qualification (subject to any future reviews by the DfE) has been approved for inclusion within the 2020, 2021 and 2022 Key Stage 5 performance tables.

The DfE have confirmed that the additional retake opportunity in place for the 2018/19 academic year for all Tech Levels and Applied General qualifications will continue to be offered while the moratorium for 16-18 performance tables is in place. This includes Tech Levels and Applied General qualifications which will be counted in 2020, 2021 and 2022 performance tables.

What does this qualification cover?

The Level 3 Applied General Award in Health and Social Care is aimed at post-16-year-olds who are studying a Key Stage 5 curriculum and have an interest in the health and social care sectors. The Award has been designed to meet the entry requirements for higher education, in combination with A-levels and other level 3 qualifications.

Who is it suitable for?

This qualification is suitable for learners who envisage careers in such areas as healthcare, social work, nursing, counselling, early years and primary teaching.

What are the entry requirements?

Learners must be at least 16 years old.

UCAS Points

This qualification has the following UCAS Points - P - 8, M - 16, D - 24, D* - 28.

Qualification structure:

To be awarded the Level 3 Applied General Award in Health and Social Care, learners must achieve a minimum of a pass in the 2 mandatory units and the external synoptic assessment.


This qualification is designed for learners who want to study health and social care at a higher level. Applied General qualifications are designed to be rigorous, advanced qualifications that enable learners to develop subject-specific and transferable skills, which facilitate their progression on to higher learning.

Upon achievement of this qualification learners will be able to progress onto the Level 3 Applied General Certificate in Health and Social Care.

Career opportunities

This qualification is suitable for those interested in pursuing careers in the following areas:

• Health and social care
• Childhood studies
• Community, youth and families
• Social work
• Early years
• Primary teaching
• Nursing

Distance or online training is available.

Ask about payment plan or student loan.

For more information visit our website
or speak to an advisor on: 020 3475 9775.

This course can be done remotely online with an assigned tutor and assessor.
A work placement will be required but can be arranged.

East London branch: 3 Oakfield House, Ilford, Essex IG11EF

About The Course

Deadline 30 December 2023
Offer Type Online and Distance Learning
Category S-Healthcare
Sector Healthcare
Qualification Level Level 3
Total Units
Awarding Body NCFE
Duration At your own pace
Delivery Route Online Course Only
Career Level Student
Available to Start Immediately

Funding and Eligibility

Price for students not eligible for funding (if applicable)
Deposit Required Can be negotiated based on your current circumstances
Experience Required None
Previous Qualification Required None Required
Course Pathway Courses for both Work & University Progression
Course Funding Options Self-funded - Payment Plan Available
Payment Plan Yes
DBS Required Yes
Allowance Available Other - Can be Discussed
Social Services - Service Users Not Applicable
Suitable for Those on Benefits Yes - Universal Credit

Additional Information

About The Advertiser

Organisation Name
Contact Person
Phone Number

Advertiser Profile

Log In or Create Account to Apply