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Health and Social Care and Dementia Care QLS Level 3

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Develop your career in healthcare and dementia care from home!

  • Ideal for anyone considering a career in health and social care which specialises in caring for those with dementia.
  • Understand what dementia is and the causes.
  • Understand the legislation and policies you need to adhere to when working in health and social care.
  • Study from home at your own pace.

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Course overview

Health and social care is one of the largest sectors in the UK. With dementia now widely reported as the next global health crisis after cancer and obesity, it is crucial that workers entering the healthcare system are trained in dementia care.

This Health and Social Care and Dementia Care Level 3 course is perfect for anyone currently working in health and social care who want to learn more about dementia, or those considering a career in the industry, with a view to specialise in caring for those with dementia.

During the health and social care section of this course, you’ll explore the training opportunities available in the industry, safeguarding individuals in your care, how to manage diseases, and the key principles of care. Whereas, the dementia care part of this course will teach you about the signs, forms, and causes of dementia, as well as how to communicate effectively with someone with dementia, how to manage their daily care and behaviours, and how to provide palliative care for dementia patients.

Course Duration

You will have up to two years to complete this course.

Study Hours

Approximately 160 hours.

Course Outcome

On successful completion of each part of this course, you will receive two certificates of achievement in Health and Social Care Level 3 and Dementia Care Level 3.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


Tutor-marked assignments

Course content

Dementia Care QLS Level 3

Health and Social Care QLS Level 3

Extra info


This course is assessed by a series of assignments which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination or practical work is required, so you can complete all assessed work from home.

Study Method

This course will be studied entirely via distance learning, meaning you will complete your learning either from home or a place that suits you. Full tutor support will be available via email, so if you have any questions or need some guidance, your tutor will be here to help. Your course materials will include a series of self-assessment exercises and tutor-marked questions to allow both yourself and your tutor to monitor your progress.

The study method you choose depends on your personal learning style. Your options are:

  • Study pack: if you choose the study pack option, you will be sent a set of printed course materials.
  • Study online: if you choose this option, you will be sent your login details to our online portal through which you will access your course materials digitally. You can access your course via a desktop/laptop computer, tablet, or smartphone.

Course Duration

You may start at any time and have two full years to complete your studies (one year for each course). We suggest that the course will take approximately 160 hours to complete. This allows you to work at your own pace, without the pressure of tight deadlines.

Course Outcome

Once you have successfully completed this course, you will receive two certificates of achievement in Health and Social Care Level 3 and Dementia Care Level 3 from the Quality License Scheme. You will also receive a learner unit summary which will list the components you have completed as part of your course.

Awarding Body

This course has been endorsed by the Quality License Scheme for its high-quality course materials. This Quality Licence Scheme endorses high-quality, non-regulated provisions and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example, progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.


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