What is an Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care?

An Apprenticeship offers an opportunity to gain qualifications whilst you are working. You will get high quality work experience, develop your CV with nationally recognised qualifications as well as enjoy all the benefits of working. Whether you are starting a career in health and social care or already working in the industry, our Apprenticeships provide a great way of learning new skills and becoming qualified. 

 

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An Apprenticeship offers an opportunity to gain qualifications whilst you are working. You will get high quality work experience, develop your CV with nationally recognised qualifications as well as enjoy a salary and all the benefits of working. If you are passionate about caring for people, our Apprenticeships provide a great way to learn new skills, get qualified and develop a career.

In general you will need to be calm, friendly, helpful, organised and able to use your own initiative. You will need to be prepared for hard work, learn varied tasks, be flexible and possess good communication skills. Whatever your GCSE grades or experience we will recommend an appropriate starting point for your adult care apprenticeship.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Communicate with people 
  • Develop care plans
  • Provide individualised care 
  • Ensure the safety of service users
  • Promote equality and inclusion
  • Provide a duty of care
  • Protect service users' safety
  • Handle information
  • Record drugs and medicines 
  • Promote a person centred approach

Intermediate Apprenticeship

  • Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 2
  • Certificate in Preparing to Work in Health and Social Care Level 2
  • Qualifications in English and Mathematics
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities

Advanced Apprenticeship

  • Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 3
  • Certificate in Preparing to Work in Health and Social Care Level 3
  • Employment in Rights and Responsibilities
  • Qualifications in English and Mathematics
  • Assist you in securing a great job with exciting prospects
  • Design an individual plan of learning 
  • Arrange on and off the job training 
  • Provide workshops to develop your skills
  • Appoint a designated Training Adviser to support you
  • Regularly review your progress with you and your employer
  • Provide advice and guidance to develop your career

Intermediate Apprenticeship at level 2 will take approximately 12 months to complete; with a following 16 months to achieve the Advanced Apprenticeship at level 3. Due to the sensitive nature of work a police DBS check will be completed in line with required regulations.

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