OTHM – level 3 Foundation Diploma in Health and Social Care

Are you interested in becoming a nurse, paramedic, social worker or health visitor but don’t know where to start? Still looking for a way to enter the health and social care industry? If so, than this level 3 foundation diploma in health and social care can assist you in building the knowledge and skills necessary to advance your career to the next level and unlock doors to wonderful Health and Social Care prospects. So, what are you waiting for? Start a rewarding journey with us by enroling in this level 3 foundation Diploma in Health & Social Care course.


followed by 8 months of £41.87
Start Date
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6 – 12 Months
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4 Months
£200.00 – £649.00
Written Assignment

Program Overview:

Mandatory units
6 Units
Optional Units
Credits Qualification
60 Credits
100% Online
Program available
UK, EU and Int


Mandatory and optional unit:
  • Understand working relationships in health and social care settings
  • Understand the importance of adhering to the agreed scope of the job role.
  • Understand the importance of partnership working in health and social care.
  • Understand what is required for competence in own work role.
  • Be able to reflect on practice
  • Understand how to evaluate own performance in the workplace
  • Understand personal development plans.
  • Understand why effective communication is important in health and social care work settings.
  • Be able to meet the communication wishes and preferences of individuals
  • Understand possible barriers to communication.
  • Understand equality, diversity and inclusion within health and social care.
  • Understand responsibilities relating to health and safety in health and social care.
  • Understand how to minimise the spread of infection.
  • Know how to recognise signs of abuse.
  • Understand person centred approaches utilised in health and social care.
  • Understand ways of working in a person centred way.
  • Understand the importance of establishing consent when providing support.
  • Understand the importance of promoting active participation.
  • Understand handling of information practice requirements in health and social care settings.
  • Understand good practice in handling of information.
  • Understand practices relating to confidentiality.

Eligibility Criteria:



Sufficient capability at the right level to undertake the learning and assessment criteria.

Work Experience

Work Experience

Learners will be expected to hold a Level 2 qualification or equivalent and/or work experience in the health and social care sector and demonstrate ambition with clear career goals.

Equivalent Qualification

Equivalent Qualification

Level 3 qualification in another discipline and want to develop their careers in Health and Social Care.



For learners wishing to study and are non-native English speakers, they must have a minimum level of English language competency.



Be age 18 years or above



Good Understanding of ICT
Note: Learner must ensure that he/she fulfils the requirement before purchasing Qualification.
For further information, please click More information on requirements and find out the clear guidelines.
English requirements:
Proof of language proficiency: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency. For more information, visit English Language Expectations FAQs relating to the English language entry requirements.


Explore the Othm level 3 foundation diploma in health and social care!

This Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Health and Social Care (RQF) is a qualification designed for an individual’s first step to pursue a health and social care career. It covers a wide range of topics, including the basic roles and Responsibilities of Health and Social Care workers, advanced communication and interpersonal skills, Health and safety in the workplace and many more. Students will also learn about the person-centred approaches in the health and social care sector and will have the opportunity to gain practical experience through work placement. The Othm level 3 foundation diploma in health and social care qualification is designed to be flexible, with various assessment methods, including written assignments. Upon completion of the qualification, students will be well-prepared for entry-level roles in the health and social care sector or to progress to higher education.

In order to give you the most convenient and comprehensive learning experience, this Level 3 foundation qualification in Health and Social Care course has been divided into a number of in-depth modules. As a result of these comprehensive course materials, you will gain a solid understanding of Health and Social Care concepts, roles and responsibilities of care workers, effective communication, ethical practice, personal and professional growth, person-centred approaches to healthcare, health safety, well-being, and much more.

Upon completing this Foundation diploma in Health and social care (RQF) course, your skills and knowledge will be a good fit for managerial and care-related positions. 

So, what are you waiting for? Enrol in the course today and start learning instantly!

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No, There is no invigilated exam. 

Assessment is based on written assignments. At the end of each unit or module, you will have to submit a written assignment in MS Word document.

At the end of each unit or module, you will have to submit a written assignment in MS Word document. You will be assessed on that written assignment.

If your submission (Written Assignment) is not passed, you will be provided with constructive feedback from the internal assessor so that you can rectify and resubmit. The number of revisions is unlimited.

If you fail to achieve one or more Assessment Criteria, you can rectify and resubmit the assignment. 

No, there is no Fee for the resubmission of the assignment. It is totally FREE. 

Every service is covered by the qualification fee.

As this is a self-paced qualification, you can manage your schedule. However, it should be noted that you have to complete the qualification in the maximum duration. For example, if the duration of the qualification is 12 months, you have to finish all 6 modules/units in 12 months. 

Yes, there are custom payment plans available, you can reach admissions@inpirelondoncollege.co.uk for customised plan.

Maximum time allowed to complete the qualification is 12 months and minimum time period to complete is 6 months.

Yes, the course/qualification fee can be paid in the installments. You can see the installment plans in the payment section.

You will get 24/7 tutor support. If you have any questions about the subject or issues with the assignment, you can contact your assigned tutor. You can also share the draft of the assignment to get it reviewed (before submission).

If a learner wants to cancel or no longer wishes to be on the course, then he/she will be eligible to apply for a full refund within 14 days cooling-off period.

If you do not have the exact requisite qualification but the proven work experience that is relevant to the subject, you can get enrolled. Check with the Admission team to know more about this on admissions@inspirelondoncollege.co.uk

For the Assessment, you have to submit the written assignment. You will be provided a time frame for studying the learning material and then writing the assignment. Then, you will submit that assignment to the learning management system (Moodle). It will be assessed by the internal assessor, if passed you will be notified of the grade along with constructive feedback. Else, you will be instructed to rectify and resubmit, until you pass the assignment.

You can contact the online tutor through email study@inspirelondoncollege.co.uk

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