NOCN Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support

NOCN Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support

Course Code: A211 Duration: 1 Year Attendance: Part Time Location: Farnborough Campus Start Date: 19/09/2023 Day: TUE & THU Time: 17:30 - 20:30


About the course

Healthcare support staff can work in a variety of different settings within the NHS and private care facilities. The role of the support staff is to provide assistance to healthcare professionals in diagnosing, treating and caring for patients.

The Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support is vocationally-based so you can demonstrate achievement of knowledge, understanding and practical skills in one of a variety of roles in the healthcare support environment. This could include Adult Nursing Support, Maternity Support and Physiotherapy Support.

Please note: this course will be launched in Autumn 2022, and dates and times are to be confirmed. Please apply for this course to register your interest.   

Who is this programme for?

This qualification is for learners who would like to work in one of many Healthcare Support roles, or who is starting the Senior Healthcare Support Worker Apprenticeship.


Tuition £2225

Please note that while we make reasonable adjustments to remove any barriers to education, additional fees may be payable where this is not possible. For example, to provide additional support due to a disability. Please contact us if you believe you have any additional needs so that we can discuss your options before enrolling on a course.

Financial Support and Funding

To help with the costs of studying, this course is eligible for:

To check your individual eligibility, please contact us online or telephone 01252 405555.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.

Your course

What modules are covered?

This course includes 15 mandatory units in group A. The units in group B are optional; learners may take any combination of optional units to achieve the requirements of the qualification. The mandatory units are:

  • Causes and spread of infection
  • Cleaning, decontamination, and waste management
  • Duty of care in care settings
  • Promote communication in care settings
  • Promote effective handling of information in care settings
  • Promote equality and inclusion in care settings
  • Promote health, safety and well-being in care settings
  • Promote personal development in care settings
  • Promote person-centred approaches in care settings 
  • Responsibilities of a care worker
  • Safeguarding and protection in care settings
  • Study skills for senior healthcare support workers
  • The principles of infection prevention and control
  • Understand mental health problems
  • Understand mental well-being and mental health promotion

Your future

What Next?

Achievement of this qualification confirms you have gained the knowledge and skills required to:

  • gain employment in a relevant Healthcare Support Worker role
  • progress onto a degree in an appropriate area

Entry Requirements

What is the entry process?

There are no formal entry requirements for learners undertaking this qualification, however, you must be in a position to demonstrate the requirements of the qualification and have access to required assessment opportunities and relevant resources.

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Course Enquiry

Please contact us through the form below. After submitting a form we will contact you as soon as possible. We will delete your information one month after the beginning of the next academic year.

Start Dates

Start Date Mode Day(s) Time Duration
19/09/2023 Part Time TUE & THU 17:30 - 20:30 1 Years
Start Date 19/09/2023
Mode Part Time
Day(s) TUE & THU
Time 17:30 - 20:30
Duration 1 Years



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