Health & Social Care Apprenticeship
About the course
This apprenticeship is suitable for you if you want to start a career or develop your existing skills in working in Health & Social Care. This apprenticeship is a work based learning programme that provides a structured development route to give you the skills the industry requires.
Suitable job roles
For those working within any area of the health and social care sector as long as they are supporting or caring for someone or a group of people, for example:
Day Care Assistant
What you will learn
The qualification is applicable to those who deliver physical, emotional or enabling care to clients and is suitable wherever such care is delivered, including hospitals, client’s own homes, nursing homes and day centres.
You can expect to be doing work based learning with an employer and to be paid a wage. The apprenticeship will include a diploma, functional skills and knowledge based element or technical certificate
No previous qualifications are required for this level and a full assessment will take place to ensure you have the skills to complete the qualification. However this qualification will best suit individuals who have a keen interest in providing excellent health and social care.
Note - You will be required to attend an interview at the College prior to enrolling onto an apprenticeship.
You will attend college one and a half days per month to ensure you get the support you need to succeed. The rest of the training will take place in the workplace with in-house training by the employer and an assessor who will visit you on site.
Evidence of knowledge and competency can be obtained through: observations in the workplace, physical products of work, reports, plans, online assessments, correspondence, witness testimony, discussion and questioning.
Apprentices will also be assigned an Assessor, who will visit them every 12 weeks to ensure they are happy with their progress and on track to achieve.