CACHE Level 3 Award in Health and Social Care

Regular price £329.16 GBP
Regular price Sale £370.83 GBP Sale price £329.16 GBP
Course bookings are subject to VAT in the UK and some other countries. If VAT is applicable in your country, it will be added at checkout.
1). Choose course date and other options (if applicable)
2). Add delegate names to the form below
3). Choose number of delegates and 'Add to Cart'
4). At checkout choose to pay by invoice later, debit/credit card or by Clearpay*

Share this course with friends and followers on social media.

Who is the CACHE Level 3 Award in Health and Social Care Course Suitable For?

This online CACHE Level 3 Award in Health and Social Care is for anyone that is looking to get qualified to work in health and social care at a level 3 standard.

By studying the course you will learn a lot about the requirements of those working in care and can go on to work with people of all ages who require help and assistance. This Health and Social Care level 3 course is perfect for anyone looking to gain a fully recognised qualification in the care sector and looking to work with people who require a wide range of assistance.

By choosing online learning instead of a classroom based course, it eliminates the need for time away from work, saving you valuable time and money. It is ideal for those with tight schedules as our online courses give you 12 months unlimited access to all the course materials. You can study at a pace that suits you, allowing you to easily resume your studies whenever you have the time. All you need is internet connection to study, so you can study from the comfort of your home or any environment that suits you.

Why Study a CACHE Course?

CACHE are the UK’s leading awarding body in the care and education sectors. CACHE courses are seen as an industry standard and many employers specifically request Cache certifications when recruiting new employees.

Adding a cache qualification to your CV will greatly broaden your career prospects and significantly improve your earning potential with current or future employers.

So if you're looking to kick-start or boost your career in child care, the education industry or in health and social care then a CACHE qualification is perfect for you! 


This is a knowledge only qualification. Experience in the real work environment is not required and the entire course is completed through distance learning. Please note that this is a knowledge only Level 3 qualification and does not require any practical assessments.

Learning Method

All of our students are given access to our online campus through their own personal login and password. Once logged in you can access your course materials, lessons, resources and assignments in your own time. Assignments are uploaded through your account and the process is easy intuitive. Our online campus includes:

  • 24/7/365 access to all of your course materials- all lessons, assignments and resources are available from the moment you enrol
  • Instant access to your course after you enrol- start studying immediately!
  • Integrated chat and messaging systems so that you can contact your tutor
  • Online assignment uploads to save time in returning marks and feedback.
  • Links to further resources and information available on courses
  • Self-led learning on all courses- study in your own time and work through your assignments at your own pace
  • Safe e-portfolio of your work is kept under lock and key on our secure servers
  • Progress bar to show the work you have completed and how many tasks you still have to complete on your course
  • Detailed help centre with step-by-step instructions on getting the most from your course and how to upload assignments and contact your tutor

What's Included in the CACHE Level 3 Award in Health and Social Care Course?

Awarding Body


Course Duration

180 Hours

12 Months Unlimited Access

Each student will have 12 months unlimited access to allow you to have access to the training anytime 24/7. You can complete it as fast or as slowly as you wish.

Upon completion of this qualification, students are awarded a CACHE Level 3 award in health and social care. All certification fees are included in your course fees. This qualification is suitable for a range of different career paths in settings such as:

  • Residential care homes
  • Nursing homes
  • Day centres
  • Children’s centres
  • Health centres
  • Supported accommodation
  • Respite care
  • Residential schools
  • Special schools

This course now earns students a number of UCAS points upon completion, depending on the grade achieved. The number of UCAS points earned are as follows:

Grade UCAS Points
A* 28
A 24
B 20
C 16
D 12

      Course Content

      Included in this course are the following units:

      Unit 1: Equality, diversity and rights in health and social care

      • Understand equality, diversity and rights in health and social care
      • Understand how to work in an inclusive way
      • Understand legislation and codes of practice in relation to inclusive practice in health and social care settings
      • Understand the role of the health and social care practitioner in relation to inclusive practice

      Unit 2: Human growth and development

      • Understand the key elements of development across human lifespan
      • Understand theories of human growth and development
      • Understand significant life events within each stage of human development

      Unit 3: Safeguarding in health and social care

      • Understand safeguarding
      • Understand how to safeguard individuals in relation to legislation, policies and procedures
      • Understand factors that may contribute to an individual being vulnerable to harm or abuse
      • Know signs, symptoms, indicators and behaviours that may cause concern
      • Understand the lines of reporting and responsibility in relation to the safeguarding, protection and welfare of individuals
      • Understand the role and responsibilities of the health and social care practitioner in relation to safeguarding individuals

      Assessment / Exam

      To gain the full CACHE Level 3 Award in Health and Social Care VRQ you will need to submit and pass all of the tutor marked assignments. There are 6 assignments in the course and no need to purchase any textbooks as we provide all of the lessons and materials required to learn the syllabus.

      There is no formal exam and the certification fee is included in the course fees.

      What Support Will I Receive During My Course?

      We offer help and support every step of the way. You’ll be assigned a dedicated tutor who you can contact via our state-of-the-art e-learning platform.

      Your tutor will guide you and answer any queries you may have during your studies with us. Your tutor will mark all your assignments and provide detailed feedback with pointers and advice on areas to improve if required.

      We strongly advise all our learners to take full advantage of their tutor’s expertise, to ensure they get the most out of the course. Our students graduate at an ‘industry-ready’ standard, and with the skill set and knowledge required to be a successful Childcare Professional.

      Prerequisites to Attend

      There are no prerequisites to study the CACHE Level 3 Award in Health and Social Care course.

          Related Content

          For short courses upon successful completion you will be awarded a personalised certificate of completion.

          For accredited courses a certificate will be sent directly to you from the appropriate awarding body.

          All students enrolled on this course are eligible to apply for a TOTUM PRO Card, which offers discounts in a wide range of shops and websites, helping you get money off food, holidays and flights, clothes, make-up gym memberships and much more.

          The TOTUM PRO card is aimed at professional learners, giving you access to exclusive discounts.

          Our training works on all devices including Mobile phones, IPad’s, Android tablets, Macs and PC’s.

          For the best viewing experience on our state-of-the-art e-learning platform we recommend an internet connection of 10Mbps or better.

          Please also use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox as your browser with Adobe Flash Player.

          E-learning is flexible, efficient, and cost-effective, meaning you can progress through the modules at your own pace, at your own time to fit the training in around your work and personal life.

          Short online courses also help employers to demonstrate that they have fulfilled their legal duties to ensure their personnel have been adequately trained.

          Once the courses have been completed, a confirmation of results can be saved or printed as evidence. This can then be kept on record as evidence of suitable training.

          You will instantly receive a confirmation email with your order details and your course login details will follow within one business working day.

          Please note that course bookings can not be processed outside of normal working hours, over weekends or on bank holidays and will be processed the next business working day.

          Step 1

          Click the 'Buy' or 'Add to cart' button and you will be taken to our payment/booking page where you can choose to pay online now using a debit/credit card or you can pay later by invoice.

          Step 2

          Once you have paid for your course(s), you will receive an email from our team advising how to begin your training.

          Step 3

          You will be provided with a username and password which will enable you to access the e-learning portal. Login to start your course, once you have completed and passed the course, you will be able to download and print your certificate straight away.

          Our mission is to help you learn the skills you need to reach your full potential.

          We are one of the fastest growing online training providers. We offer engaging, effective and flexible online training solutions to both individuals and businesses.

          We develop courses that help individuals to prepare for and complete their certification exams with ease. Our unique, flexible approach to learning means you don’t have to put your life on hold to get certified. You can study full time and part time, from home and work and on the move; online and on mobile devices.

          We provide world class education developed by highly skilled and experienced instructors. Our courses are upgraded regularly to ensure our learners are up-to-date with the latest industry requirements and best practices.

          Envico is working in partnership with My Training Academy offering e-learning and is not accredited by or associated with any examination bodies, awarding bodies, institutions or organisations in any way whatsoever.