Health & Social Care - Apprenticeship - Level 3


Start:
Throughout the year
Duration:
18 months
Location:
Balliol Road Campus
Level:
3

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
  • Support independence in the tasks of daily living
  • Contribute to monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions
  • Principles of Health Promotion
  • Support individuals to eat and drink
  • Contribute to the care of a deceased person
  • Undertake agreed pressure area care
  • Support individuals to carry out their own health care procedures
  • Provide support for leisure activities
  • Support individuals to meet personal care needs
  • Move and position individuals in accordance with their care plan

Optional:

  • Based on occupational competency
  • Aged 16+
  • You must be employed within a relevant environment and provide evidence that you have the skills, knowledge and behaviours required by the sector at Level 2.
  • You must demonstrate Maths and English skills at Level 1 or above in your initial Maths and English assessment.

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.