Diploma in Healthcare Support Services

Diploma in Healthcare Support Services

This is a specialist qualification primarily for those working in a senior position in a clinical setting.

  • Course Type Adult - Professional
  • Subject Area Care and Education
  • Qualification City & Guilds Diploma
  • Study Mode: Part Time Only
  • Course Level Level 3
  • Location Hele Road Centre
  • Course Length 104 Weeks
  • Start Date *Various - Please see below
  • End Date *Various - Please see below
  • Day *Various - Please see below
  • Times *Various - Please see below
  • Fee £1,243

This is a specialist qualification primarily for those working in a senior position in a clinical setting.

Dates are as follows:

Day Start Finish Time Weeks Fee Site Course code
Variable 13-Oct-21 13-Oct-23 Variable 104 £1,243 H G3PHCSS0/9/1
Variable 12-Jan-22 12-Jan-24 Variable 104 £1,243 H G3PHCSS0/9/2
Variable 06-Apr-22 06-Apr-24 Variable 104 £1,243 H G3PHCSS0/9/3

Topics of study include:

You will study mandatory units to include:

  • promoting health
  • safety and wellbeing in care settings
  • how to promote communication in care settings
  • duty of care in care settings
  • infection prevention and control.

There are also optional units.

How will I be assessed?

All of the theory units will be assessed by assignments and your practice will be assessed in your workplace by a range of methods including observations in line with the requirements of the City & Guilds of London

What can it lead to?

The course is designed to enhance your professional qualifications and to provide you with continuous professional development opportunities. It can also lead to studying toward higher qualifications relevant to the health sector.

Entry Requirements

GCSEs in English, Maths and science are an advantage, as is the Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care.


You will have full use of the LRC at the College and access to computers and resources when needed.

Additional Costs


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