Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Health and Social Care


OTHM Level 3 Online Foundation Diploma in Health and Social Care course is for people who want to work in Health and Social Care. They may already be employed in the field of health and social care, but they want to further their knowledge and expand their managerial abilities. People of all ages and professional backgrounds are welcome to enrol in the Level 3 Health Care programme. Anyone who works in health and social care is required by the Social Services and Well-being Act 2014 to continuously study and develop their skills. So, as a modern Health and Social Care Practitioner, this Level 3 Health Care credential will aid in the development of your knowledge, abilities, and experience. If you decide to apply for managerial positions now or in the future, it will give you the confidence to do so.

Delivery Methods

Learners Westfield College can access blended learning, online diploma experience, remote learning, and in-person learning, among other flexible delivery modalities. The study method can be chosen by the students as it suits them.

Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Health and Social Care

Online, distance learning

Start dates and duration:
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Tuition fees and funding:
Total course cost is £10,250 split equally across the duration of your course (full and part-time).
For UK students: you can apply for a non-means-tested government master’s loan.

Entry requirements:
2:2 honours degree and above or equivalent – from a recognised institution.
English language: IELTS Level 6.5 or above with no element below 6.0 (or equivalent).

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Entry Requirements

  • Students must be at least 16 years old to pursue this health and social care course.

Module Structure

Unit TitleLevelCredit
Mandatory Units
Responsibilities of a Health and Social Care worker310
Personal and Professional Development in Health and Social Care310
Effective Communication and Ethical Practice in Health and Social Care310
Health, Safety, and Wellbeing in Health and Social Care Settings310
Person-centered Approaches in Health and Social Care Settings310
Effective Handling of Information in Health and Social Care Settings310

Learners are able to:

  • Access All Level 3 Health care course materials, including online modules and written assignments
  • Gain Teacher support
  • Access WFC online  portal (24/7 access to our user-friendly learning portal)
  • Acquire Assignments briefing
  • Receive Excellent quality of study notes
  • Obtain Assignment marking and feedback
  • Access Free Online library.
  • Gain Fully accredited UK courses
  • Receive Dedicated customer support via chat, telephone, and email ( Monday to Friday)
  • Gain Full support  until the completion of the course


Learners completing the OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Health and Social Care will allow progress to:

  • The OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management, or
  • The first year of undergraduate study in health and social care; or

Straight into job in a related field.


Assessment is via assignment submission.

No Exams


This Diploma in health and social care is accredited by Ofqual regulated Awarding body (OTHM)

If you have any questions and want to know the fees please email us or call us

Phone: +44 (0) 203 771 5653
Email: admissions@westfieldcollege.co.uk

Not sure how these qualifications translate to the UK equivalents, but this is the entry criteria we have for this programme:


Full time

Complete your degree in the shortest possible time and study flexibly – when and where suits you!


You’ll study 9 modules in total (approx. 37 hrs/week).

Part time option one

Study for a degree whilst fitting it around your work, care and other life commitments.


You’ll study 6 modules per year (approx. 25 hrs/week).

Part time option two

Take time to study and spread the tuition fees over a longer period – at no extra cost.


You’ll study 4–5 modules per year (approx. 19 hrs/week).

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