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Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Health and Social Care (January 2018 Start)

Course Overview

Have you been studying A Levels but have decided this is not for you? Don’t want to wait until September 2018 to start a full time vocational qualification? Come and join the Bath College Care Academy to study our exciting new January start Health & Social Care study programme. Do you want the opportunity to study Health & Social Care and gain 3 A Levels by July 2019, in order to progress to University?


Fast-track full-time Level 3 Health & Social Care study programme:
Year 1 – January 2018 – July 2018 60 Credit Diploma in Health & Social Care (broadly equivalent to one AS level).
Year 2 – September 2018 – July 2019 120 Credit Diploma in Health & Social Care (total 180 credits studied broadly equivalent to 3 A levels).


There is an opportunity to specialise in Health Science or Health & Social Care in the second year.

What topics are covered?

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Physiological Disorders
  • Communication in HSC
  • Equality & Diversity

Who is the course aimed at?

Anyone aged 16-19 years old.

What are the entry requirements?

4 GCSEs grade C/4 or above, must include English language and maths.

What qualifications will I gain?

Year 1 – Subsidiary Diploma (broadly 1 AS level equivalent)
Year 2 – Extended Diploma (broadly 3 A Levels)

How will I learn?

You will learn through various classroom based but enrichment activities offered through the Care Academy network.

What can I do after this course?

Sector employment, intermediate or advanced apprenticeship, Higher Education.

Are there any additional costs?

£90.00 course fee (£40 materials, £30 uniform and £20 trips).

What funding is available?

16-18 fully funded 19+ learner loan/full fee required.


If you are aged 19 or over you may be eligible to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learning Loan to cover your tuition fees.

For other funding information, please refer to our Funding page.

Which department is this course in?

Department of Sport, Leisure and Care

Where will I need to go on my first day?

On your first day, please report to the Reception in Roper Building.

What else do I need to know?

As a full-time student at Bath College, you will follow a study programme consisting of a vocational diploma, maths and English, employability skills, volunteering and tutorial. Please visit our Study Programmes page for details.


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