Step-by-step guidance through the units, evidence and assessment for the Level 3 Diploma (formerly NVQ). Work-based learning can be challenging but Caroline Morris and Val Michie have set out all the information and practical help you need to get your qualification. This guide includes all 8 of the Core Units and a selection of 6 of the most popular optional units - the ones that most people tend to encounter in Health and Social Care jobs. The book is packed with a range of Health and Social Care case studies. Inside you'll also find a range of features designed to help you work through your units with confidence: - Get ready for assessment; tick off your understanding of what's required and keep track of your progress. - Make sure you know to prepare the correct evidence using our Evidence & Practice Activities, tips on gathering written portfolio evidence and how to demonstrate competence. - The textbook focuses on what you really need to know in simple language. - Written by experienced External Verifiers for a major awarding body. - Suitable for City and Guilds, Edexcel, EDI, OCR and all other awarding bodies.
Caroline Morris has been an External Verifier for several major awarding bodies and has been involved in writing materials and specifications for publishers and awarding bodies. Caroline has a background as a nurse, a Care Manager, and as a teacher and lecturer delivering Health and Social Care. She also undertakes inspections on behalf of BIIAB, OCR, EDI, OU and BAC. Val Michie is a Consultant in Education and Training for the Health and Care Sector, working with a wide range of training providers within the private, statutory and trades union sectors. Val has also worked as a lecturer in FE, teaching health sciences, key skills and Health and Social Care. Her more recent role as a technical author has involved her in writing underpinning knowledge and assessment activities for a number of qualifications, including NVQs, Technical Certificates and BTECs in Health and Social Care. Val is currently an External Verifier for a major awarding body.