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Healthcare Support Worker, Apprenticeship
What will I do on this course?
Upon completion of this apprenticeship, you will be able to demonstrate a range of excellent skills, knowledge and behaviours in your role as a healthcare support worker. You will be equipped to work as part of a team providing high-quality and compassionate care, carry out well-defined routine clinical duties and prepare individuals for healthcare activities. You will study a range of criteria in order to complete the apprenticeship, including physiological measurements, health intervention and professional development. You will achieve a Level 2 Diploma in Care.
How will I be assessed?
To achieve this apprenticeship standard, the employer, training provider and apprentice will agree when you are ready and competent to undertake your independent end-point assessment, which will assess the skills, knowledge and behaviours required for this role.
What could I do after this course?
Upon completion, you may choose to progress to a higher level apprenticeship such as the Level 3 Senior Healthcare Support Worker. This would enable you to further your professional career development and potentially work toward securing a senior healthcare assistant role.
There are no formal qualifications required to enrol onto this apprenticeship. However, you will be assessed to ensure that you have the ability to achieve maths and English functional skills to a minimum of Level 1. You must also sit the Level 2 English and maths assessment prior to the completion of your apprenticeship. You will also need to be in relevant employment, but we can help you find this.
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What our students say
Ella Jones-Loates, Health and Social care
“I enjoyed my course very much, particularly the teachers and the friends I've made”
Former school: Gordano
Course: Health and Social Care
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