Health & Social Care - Apprenticeship - Level 2


Start:
Throughout the year
Duration:
1 year
Location:
Balliol Road Campus
Level:
2

Apprenticeship Details

This course is for those aged 16 and above who are wishing to undertake a career in the Health Care Profession.

This course will enable you to develop knowledge, understanding and skills relevant to working in the Health sector.

This qualification is to guide and assess the development of knowledge and skills relating to the health and social care workforce. This qualification confirms competence in these areas for roles such as:

  • Care assistants/support workers/key workers in residential settings
  • Healthcare assistants / support workers in community and primary care environments
  • Healthcare assistants / support workers in acute health environments(Hospitals)
  • Care assistants/support workers/key workers in domiciliary services
  • Care assistants/support workers/key workers in day services
  • Support workers in supported living projects
  • Community-based care assistants/ support workers/key workers, including those working in specialist areas eg dementia, learning disabilities
  • Personal assistants employed directly by the individual they support or their families
  • Emerging new types of workers and multidisciplinary health roles crossing traditional service barriers and delivery models.

The programme also includes studying math’s and English functional skills, employment rights and responsibilities.

The Care certificate can be mapped towards the qualification and delivery of the certificate can be gained within the qualification framework.

Mandatory:

  • Safeguarding and protection in care settings
  • Responsibilities of a care worker
  • Communication in care settings
  • Causes and Spread of Infection
  • Duty of care
  • Handle information in care settings
  • Personal development in care settings
  • Cleaning, Decontamination and Waste Management
  • Equality and inclusion in care settings
  • Health, safety and wellbeing in care settings
  • Implement person-centred approaches in care settings
  • Undertake personal hygiene activities with individuals
  • Assist the practitioner to carry out health care activities

Optional:

  • Based on occupational competency
  • Aged 16+
  • You must be employed within a relevant environment and demonstrate at least entry level skills in an initial Maths and English assessment.

You must have one of the following:

  • 4 GCSE's at grade 3 (old grading system D)
  • A relevant level 1 qualification
  • Evidence of the relevant knowledge, skills and behaviours required by the sector at Level 1

Please note: To gain access to this course you will need to go through a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. If you have criminal convictions or cautions, please do not be put off from applying for the course. Your acceptance on to the course will depend on the nature of any convictions and will be at the discretion of the College and your placement provider.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Below are the answers to some questions that we are often asked:

Most apprenticeships take between 12 - 18 months to complete.

Yes, you will be paid by your employer for the duration of your apprenticeship. You will be paid at least the government’s minimum wage rate for apprentices, £3.70. A lot of employers pay their apprentices a higher hourly wage than the minimum rate.

This is ultimately up to your employers, but more than 90% of apprentices stay in employment after their course ends.

We work with lots of employers to provide apprentice positions. Check out our live vacancies section above or call 0151 353 4444 to chat to our team.