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Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care Adult Social Care Pathway

The advanced apprenticeship will help to develop upon the skills that you have achieved through the Level 2 qualification.

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  • Subject Area: Apprenticeships / Health & Social Care
  • Mode: Work Based Learning
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  • About this course

    Apprenticeships are a popular choice for people aged 16 or above, looking for on the job training and the opportunity to gain a nationally recognised qualification.

    The advanced apprenticeship will help to develop upon the skills that you have achieved through the Level 2 qualification.

    You will need to be working in a health or social care environment, working a minimum of 30 hours per week (including training time). Apprentices will need to have a contract of employment.

    Apprenticeship vacancies can be found at www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk

    Job Role

    Social care is helping someone with a particular need. The duties that you may be carrying out can include helping people get dressed, transporting them to and from a residential home or taking them shopping. Your exact duties will depend on your employer.

    Course Details

    What will the course involve?

    To gain the full apprenticeship you will work towards the following qualifications:

    • Level 3 QCF in Health and Social Care (Work-related and relate specifically to your job)
    • Level 3 Health and Social Care Technical Certificate
    • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
    • Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths

    Mandatory units include:

    • Promote communication in health and social care or children’s and young people’s setting
    • The role of the health and social care worker
    • Principles of introducing a duty of care in a health and social care or children’s and young people’s setting.
    • Principle of safeguarding and protection in health and social care
    • Engage in personal development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
    • Promote person centres approaches in health and social care
    • Promote and implement health and safety in health and social care
    • Promote good practice in handling information in health and social care settings

    Optional units can include:

    • Understand the process and experience of dementia
    • Understand theories of relationships and social networks.

    Entry Requirements

    What qualifications will I need?

    GCSE grades A*- C in English and Maths are an advantage otherwise a minimum Entry Level 3 at initial assessment in English and Maths are required.

    You will need to demonstrate an interest in working in the health and social care sector. Applicants applying for apprenticeships will need to attend an interview and undertake initial assessments.

    Assessment

    How will I be assessed?

    You will be continually assessed throughout your training either through online programmes or by your assessor in the workplace. Most assessments will be carried out in the work place, and will be evidenced through a portfolio of work.

    If you have achieved Grade C or above in Maths and English (or Grade 4 or above on the new grading scheme), you will not be required to undertake Functional Skills.

    If you have achieved less than these grades, you will be required to achieve a minimum Level 2 Functional Skills prior to or during the apprenticeship. These will be assessed through external examinations and workshops.

    Progression

    Next Steps

    On completion of a successful apprenticeship you may wish to progress to a Higher Apprenticeship in Care Leadership and Management, or you may wish to progress to higher education to study subjects including nursing or midwifery.

    Other roles include: senior healthcare support worker, senior healthcare assistant , care officer , care supervisor , senior care worker, supervising care worker, senior support worker , relief team leader, social work assistant, social services officer, outreach development worker.

    Typical Starting Salary on completion: £11,000 - £17,000.

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