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Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care

Course title :  Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care  |  Credits :  60  |  Course code :  L3-DHSC-ATHE
The Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care is a 60 credit qualification. It is equivalent in size and level to an A level and an Access to HE qualification. Learners must complete 4 mandatory units worth 60 credits to achieve the Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care.


The qualification provides learners with an introduction to the health and social care sector as well as key academic, research and communication skills to support learners in their development.

Why Online ?

  • Cost effective - Typically UK diploma starts from GBP £3000 per annum, but with online study, you can enjoy saving more than 60% on your educational investment.
  • Practical Content - The coursework is immediately applicable to the careers, and you can earn long-term gains including increase in salary and promotions
  • Study anytime, anywhere - You don't have to attend a College campus, so you can study from anywhere in the world. The online delivery enables you to download the lecture notes, submit assignments wherever you are.
  • Assessments - Assessment is via assignment submission

Who is this course for?

It has been designed for learners who wish to progress to a healthcare degree but may not have the traditional entry qualifications usually required.

Career path

Learners who complete this qualification can progress to study a variety of level 4 qualifications, including Level 4 Extended Diploma in Management for Health and Social Care or to a degree programme at a higher education provider.


The programme is available in 2 duration modes:

    • 6 months
    • 9 months
Entry Requirements

In order to apply you should have either:

    • This qualification is designed for learners who are typically aged 16 and above OR;
    • 5 or more GCSEs at grades C and above or other related level 2 subjects or other equivalent international qualifications
Course Content
    Mandatory Units
    - An introduction to Health and Social Care
    - Communication for Health and Social Care
    - Promoting Health in the Population
    - Person-Centered Care

    Optional units
    - Understanding Diabetes Care
    - Understanding Stroke Care
    - Understanding Dementia Care

Assessment is via assignment submission

Fee Structure

The fee for the programme is as follows:

    • 6 months - Accelerated mode @ GBP £1250
    • 9 months - Standard mode @ GBP £950
Fee payment plans

The programme offers following fee payment plans:

    6 months programme
    • Payment option (a): GBP £416 x 3 monthly instalments
    • Payment option (b): GBP £1187.50 x 1 instalment

    9 months programme
    • Payment option (c): GBP £190 x 5 monthly instalments
    • Payment option (d): GBP £475 x 2 quarterly instalments
    • Payment option (e): GBP £902.50 x 1 instalment

The qualification is delivered by London School of International Business (LSIB) and it is awarded by ATHE, an Ofqual-regulated Awarding Body. All of the qualifications are listed on the Ofqual register.

How to apply?

Simply follow the 2 steps given below to apply:
1. Fill application form on-line at
2. Pay application fee of GBP £10
(This can be paid online using credit or debit card)

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