Level 3 Diploma for Health Screeners

Level 3 Diploma for Health Screeners

This is a nationally recognised qualification and provides evidence of transferrable skills that support academic and personal development. It is on the Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF), regulated by OFQUAL and is based on the demonstration of work based competencies. The qualification is delivered via distance learning through an online portfolio and local assessor support.

It includes a series of mandatory and specialist screening/grading units. There are a number of pathways depending upon the screening/grading role. Currently, the pathways are for the following staff groups:

  • Diabetic Eye Screening/Grading staff
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening staff
  • Newborn Hearing Screening staff

Each pathway has a different combination of units made up of mandatory and specialist units. Please select the relevant pathway from the list below for further information, including the specific pathway units and course fees.


Within this you will find a breakdown of the units you’ll study to complete your training based on your chosen pathway.


Entry Requirements

Learners must be working in an appropriate NHS Screening role in order to start the qualification. All learners will require a qualified Assessor to start the Health Screeners Diploma qualification. Programmes without a qualified Assessor can request Assessor training as part of the learner application, for more information of costs please contact us via the Enquire Now.

How to apply

To request an application form for the Health Screeners Diploma qualification, Assessor training or IQA training, please complete the online enquiry form or email us at ghn-tr.drsadministrator@nhs.net

Further information

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