uni technical college norfolk

Health Futures.
Core Curriculum Level 3 Health Futures Programme.

Level 3 Health Futures Programme

This programme is equivalent to three A Levels and can provide access into either apprenticeship programmes or university courses. It is intended to provide a broad range of knowledge, skills, and experiences to allow you progress onto your chosen specialist areas of Health and/or Science. Students selecting this course will have a clear determination and passion for the subject areas. They will also need high levels of resilience in to keep up with the challenge of the coursework assessed elements, and effective time management and self-study skills to achieve in the examined elements.

Study units include:
8 mandatory units:
  • Human Lifespan Development
  • Working in Health and Social Care
  • Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care
  • Enquiries into Current Research in Health and Social Care
  • Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs
  • Work Experience in Health and Social Care
  • Principles of Safe Practice in Health and Social Care
  • Promoting Public Health
3 optional units from:
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Psychological Perspectives
  • Physiological Disorders and their Care
  • Nutritional Health
  • Understanding Mental Wellbeing
  • Biochemistry for Health
2 optional units from:
  • Scientific Techniques for Health Science
  • Microbiology for Health Science
  • Medical Physics Applications in the Health Sector
  • Genetics
  • Biomedical Science
  • Complementary Therapies for Health and Social Care
  • Health Psychology


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