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Healthcare Support NCFE Level 3 Diploma

The level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support is an occupationally relevant qualification for individuals who are employed in variety of healthcare settings within the NHS or private providers. Learners will need to have core responsibilities for helping health professionals when diagnosing and delivering care and treatment to patients.

Key Information

  • Duration

    Typical duration is 18-24 months. This course includes taught sessions attended at the workplace or college, tutorials to discuss progress, one to one additional support sessions and will require the learner to have the ability to independently study.

Apply or Enquire

The level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support consists of mandatory and optional units which are used to assess competency and knowledge across specialist areas, for example Adult Nursing, Maternity, Theatre, Allied Health, or Mental Health through the optional specialism units.

Assessment Method

Observation of practice, written underpinning knowledge through assignments, professional discussion, reflective accounts, workplace product evidence

Needs to be working or volunteering in a healthcare setting to evidence competency across the diploma’s knowledge and skills.

Financial Support

Depending on your situation, you may be able to access a range of financial support available.

Course Fees


We do not currently have fee information available for this course. Please contact us for further information.


Apply or enquire about this course

Please use the following links to make an application or enquiry about this course.

Apply online Make an enquiry Call 01724 281 111

Information for EU Students

From January 2021, how you apply for a course will change. For more information, read the UK Government's guide for the UK points-based immigration system for EU students (pdf).

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