Diploma in Health and Social Care – Level 4


About this course

Diploma in Health and Social Care – Level 4

The Diploma in Health and Social Care – Level 4 Qualification (Accredited by Qualifi, UK) was created to develop and reward today’s and tomorrow’s business health and social care workers, as well as to continue to bring recognition and professionalism to the health and social care sector.

The goal of this Level 4 Diploma in Health and Social Care programme is to provide learners with a career path in the health and social care sector.

The programme allows individuals to forge a career in health and social care by gaining a greater knowledge and understanding of the industry, as well as to support the individual’s advancement into senior positions.

Course Fee

GBP £1,199

9 Instalments

GBP £144


9 Months



Course Fee

GBP £1,199

9 Instalments

GBP £144


9 Months



Program Overview: Diploma in Health and Social care - Level 4

Key Highlights of Level 4 Diploma in Health and Social care qualification are:


Undergraduate Level Course: Equivalent to Year 1 of a 3 Year undergraduate University Degree course

This course help you to:

Aims of this Level 4 Diploma in Health and Social Care

  1. Pursuing Excellence – Apply self-reflective, analytical, evaluative, intellectual, and transferable skills in private and public sectors.
  2. Practice-led, knowledge-applied – Enable learners to develop critical thinking and problem solving skills required of a flexible creative practitioner.
  3. Interdisciplinary – Develop a learner who is responsive to the changing interdisciplinary landscape, able to adapt to changing needs, paraprofessional roles and inter-professional working.
  4. Employability-driven – To provide individuals with the knowledges, skills and behaviours necessary to forge a career within the health and social care sector, through the acquisition of in depth knowledge and understanding.
  5. Internationalisation – Develop an understanding of the impact of diverse and cultural issues within health and social care.

Career Progression

Learners completing the Level 4 Diploma in Health and Social Care can progress to:

As our Qualifi accredited qualifications are approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are also eligible to progress to a Top-Up Degree, Master’s programme, or MBA at many universities in UK and Overseas with advanced standing.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Level 4 Diploma in Health and Social Care

The Level 4 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Accredited by Qualifi) qualifications has been designed to be accessible without artificial barriers that restrict access and progression. Learners will be expected to hold the following:

  • Learners who have demonstrated some ability and possess Qualifications at Level 3, for example ‘A’ Levels or vocational awards; or
  • Learners who have spent some time in an organisational role and shown they have capability and drive to develop; or
  • Learners seeking further professional development and gain work related skills and know-how.

In certain circumstances, learners with considerable experience but no formal qualifications may be considered, subject to interview and being able to demonstrate their ability to cope with the demands of the programme.

The qualification is offered in English.

English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency. For more information visit English Language Expectations page.

The Level 4  Diploma in Health and Social Care qualification consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits:

Mandatory units:
  • Academic Study Skills (20 Credits)
  • Communication for Health and Social Care (20 Credits)
  • An Introduction to Healthcare Policy (20 Credits)
  • Reflective Practice (20 Credits)
  • Managing People in Health and Social Care (20 Credits)
  • Sociology Concepts in Health and Ill Health (20 Credits)

There would be Live Webinars which would be spread across the duration of the course.

If for any reason you are not able to attend the live sessions, you will have the option to go through the Recordings at a later date as per your convenience.

Learning Outcomes – Level 4 Diploma in Health and Social Care

Learners studying for the Level 4 Diploma in Health and Social Care will be expected to develop the following skills during the programme of study:

  1. Analysing, synthesising and summarising information critically
  2. The ability to read and use appropriate literature with a full and critical understanding the ability to think independently and solve problems
  3. Applying subject knowledge and understanding to address familiar and unfamiliar problems
  4. Recognising the moral and ethical issues of health and social care practice and research; appreciating the need for ethical standards and professional codes of conduct.
  5. An appreciation of the interdisciplinary nature of health and social care service provision
  6. Capacity to give a clear and accurate account of a subject, assemble arguments in a mature way and engage in debate and dialogue both with specialists and non-specialists.
  7. To develop transferable skills and knowledge.
  8. Circumstances, whether within their own area of employment, or through promotion to a supervisory or management position, or to adapt to changes in the health/social care environment
  9. To motivate individuals to progress to further professional development through future study or as part of their chosen career.

These are the overall learning outcomes in line with foundation degree equivalences.

Qualifi, UK qualifications at RQF Level 4 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to:

  • Higher National Certificates (HNC) and
  • Year 1 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree programme.
  • Assessment is done via submission of Assignments
  • There are no written exams

The qualification is delivered by London School of International Business (LSIB) and it is awarded by Qualifi, UK – an Awarding body by the UK Government’s regulator – OfQual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation). All of the qualifications are listed on the OfQual register.

Yes, the course fee for Level 4 Diploma in Health and Social Care can be paid in Instalments.

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Awarding Bodies

LSBR offers a host of Online Courses to learners in londonobs from some of the top awading bodies and professinal organisations in the world. The qualifications are accredited by the UK Government’s regulator Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (OfQual).  Some of the awarding bodies are listed below.

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