Duration: 12 Weekends
20A Abba Johnson Crescent Akora Villa Estate,Adeniyi Jones, Ikeja, Lagos State, Nigeria
This course aim to develop the knowledge, skills and competence of anyone who works in or desire to work in various roles in the health and social care sector.
The OTHM qualification is perfect for anyone seeking to pursue a career in the health and social care industry in care roles within Hospitals, Care Homes, Residential settings, Domiciliary services or Daycare services. This qualification also qualifies you as a Healthcare Assistant / Senior Care Assistant.
OTHM qualification is regulated by Ofqual (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) and it is a recognized as a qualification for care workers and senior care workers in health and social care.
OTHM Level 3 qualifications can be offered to learners from age 18. While OTHM does not specify entry requirements for these qualifications, we encourage those undertaking the course to have a minimum of O’ level certificate irrespective of their field / department. This is to ensures that learners admitted to the programme have sufficient capability at the right level to undertake the learning and assessment criteria.
Learners must be willing to participate in internship, volunteering works and / or work placement in any hospital or social care setting including willingness to work in a multi-disciplinary team comprising of health and social care professionals such as social workers, doctors, nurses, dentists etc.
OTHM Qualifications are approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation). Visit register of Regulated Qualifications.
OTHM has progression arrangements with several UK universities that acknowledges the ability of learners after studying Level 3-7 qualifications to be considered for advanced entry into corresponding degree year/top up and Master’s/top-up programmes.
Lecture will be held ones a week via classroom or virtual and runs for 4 months (16 weekends) and there after you will be required to undertake a work experience in a health and social care setting. At least you will be required to provide evidence of not less than 200hrs of work experience in form of practical experience and portfolio completion.
The OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Health and Social Care qualification consists of 6 mandatory units, for a combined total of 60 credits, 600 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 120 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.
OTHM Qualifications in Health and Social Care are regulated by Ofqual (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation).
OTHM Qualifications equip learners with the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills required for a career in the health and social care sector as a support worker, senior support worker, care assistant level and managerial positions in this sector.
The programme enables learners to demonstrate their skills by producing evidence from their work activities, to meet national occupational standards. Learners will acquire skills to support a role in the Health and Social Care sector or progress to further study.
OTHM has progression arrangements with several UK universities that acknowledges the ability of learners after studying Level 3-7 qualifications to be considered for advanced entry into corresponding degree year/top up and Master’s/top-up programmes in Nursing and other related field / courses. Health and Social Care qualifications are also of high demand globally including in US and Canada.
No exams are necessary for this programme. Assessment is based on both written work and observations in workplace settings. Learners will be expected to produce assignments which are assessed by the assessor to cover the underpinning knowledge. Your appointed workplace assessor will look at your competence in the workplace through observations.
All units within this qualification are internally assessed by the centre and externally verified by OTHM. To achieve a ‘pass’ for a unit, learners must provide evidence to demonstrate that they have fulfilled all the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by all assessment criteria. Judgement that the learners have successfully fulfilled the assessment criteria is made by the assessor.