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Access to Higher Education: Level 3 Diploma in Social Work

Course Code: 77905-01

This Diploma is the ideal choice for learners who are interested in a career in social work, a rewarding profession that gives you the chance to promote social change and improve the wellbeing of others.

Please note, this course is for students aged 19 years and over only.

Cost £3,022 (Advanced Learner Loan may be available). Fee waivers may be available to students.
When September 2021 Duration8 months
LevelLevel 3 AttendanceFull time
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Learners studying this Diploma will have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and practical skills through a range of subject areas including:

  • The Role and Function of Social Services
  • The Role and Responsibilities of a Social Worker
  • Family Law
  • Child Development
  • Understanding the Welfare State
  • Safeguarding
  • Poverty in Contemporary Britain
  • Presentation Skills
  • Research Skills



As a student on this course, you will benefit from our support, working with you to build specific, academically sound pathways to higher education. There is flexibility to write your own assessments, and we can support assignment writing and the delivery of your diploma. We have a dedicated team of external moderators to provide supportive visits, who will guide you through the whole academic year.



Successful completion of this Diploma will open doors to a number of university courses, giving learners the chance to study a broad array of degrees leading to careers in:

  • Social Work
  • Youth Work
  • Social Policy
  • Conferencing

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Keighley College

Bradford Road, Keighley
West Yorkshire BD21 4HQ United Kingdom

Tel: 01535 685000
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