Health & Social Care Apprenticeship
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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 who are a senior support, middle management, supports people on a one to one basis or takes the lead or responsibility for an area within the work place, for example:
Day Care Manager
Senior Healthcare Assistant
Senior Support Worker
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
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. In addition, candidates who undertake a health and social care apprenticeship at level 3 will likely have some prior experience in a healthcare environment.
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.