Health and Social Care SWAP (Level 3)

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This is an exclusive sector-based work academy programme (“SWAP”): earn an accredited level 3 qualification, with a guaranteed job interview!

Nationally accredited

100% free

A four week course

Classroom-based learning

Employment support

Level 3 qualification

Join over 85,000 people who have upskilled with Strive Training!

Course Description

Get set for a rewarding career in one of the UK’s fastest growing segments. This fully accredited course will give you the knowledge and practical skills to work in a care home, in domiciliary care or in community support

This qualification could lead to the following jobs:

  • Care assistants
  • Mental health support workers
  • Health care support
  • …and more!

Partner Employers:


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You’ll hear directly from our partners about about exclusive opportunities – with guaranteed interviews for all course graduates! Plus, our specialist employment team is here to help you all the way through the job application process.

Course length: This is a four week course: Live online sessions will be held Mondays to Wednesdays, 9.30am – 4.30pm. Thursdays and Fridays will be for independent direct study days.

Course Starting Dates: To be advised

Free course for: Anyone who is unemployed and aged 19 or over who has been living in the European Union for the last 3 years

Qualification: NCFE Level 3 Award in Adult Health and Social Care.

Certified awarding body: NCFE

Plus we’ll provide post-course employment assistance: get access to specially sourced job opportunities, and 1-to-1 advice on career direction, CVs, job applications, and more!

How to Enrol

To immediately self-enrol online, begin by filling out the form on the right hand side of this page.

To enrol with our assistance, you are most welcome to visit us at our Croydon Training centre Monday - Friday, between 9:30am and 4:30pm.

Course Content
  • Equality, diversity and rights in health and
    social care
  • Human growth and development
  • Safeguarding in health and social care
Are you eligible to complete this qualification for free?

This qualification is 100% government funded if:

  • You were born before the 31st August 2004
  • You must currently live in Greater London.
  • You must have permission to reside in the UK for the next 12 months
  • If you are unemployed, there is no need to be in receipt of benefits. However, you must be actively seeking work and available to start work (subject to eligibility)
  • Can provide Identifications and relevant documentation as required
This course takes place from the comfort of your home! You'll join a virtual classroom on Zoom.
All our courses are free for those who are unemployed, subject to eligibility.
Of course. All our courses are accredited courses and you will receive a nationally recognised certification on achievement. You will receive a digital version of your certificate, inline with our commitment to sustainability.
The Awarding Bodies takes between 8 -12 weeks to process certificates. For all queries regarding certification please email us on When contacting us please include the following information: • Full Name • Title of the qualification • Contact details and address.
Next Steps

Simply complete the short form on the right. You'll then immediately be able to complete your Fast-Track online registration.

This registration process will confirm your eligibility to have your qualification 100% government funded. Join 85,000 other learners who have chosen to upskill with Strive Training - register now!

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