Leadership for Health and Social Care Services, Higher Apprenticeship | Weston College

Leadership for Health and Social Care Services, Higher Apprenticeship

What will I do on this course?

This Level 4/5 Leadership for Health and Social Care Services Apprenticeship enables you to learn practical skills ‘on-the-job’ while earning a wage.

You’ll need this qualification is needed to become a care manager or advanced practitioner within the adult care sector of the health and social care industry.

You will develop knowledge, skills and management expertise for a range of settings including individuals’ own homes, supported accommodation, day care or residential accommodation. You could be working with individuals who are vulnerable, have learning disabilities, sensory and/or physical impairments or with individuals who require additional support.

How will I be assessed?

Your practical skills will be assessed in the workplace, through a portfolio and in college workshops.

What could I do after this course?

You’ll have the skills to gain employment in a range of higher level jobs, which include registered managers, and deputy and assistant managers.


Entry Requirements

You’ll need four GCSEs at grade 4/C and above, including an English and maths qualification at Level 1 or above. You must also be aged 19 or above and in relevant employment, but we can help you to find this.

Course Level

Level 4

iAn interview is required for this course.

All you need to know about course dates and times

Throughout the year
2 Years
Course code AHPLHPF1SA

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What Our Students Say

Ella Jones-Loates, Health and Social care


Ella Jones-Loates

“I enjoyed my course very much, particularly the teachers and the friends I've made”

Former school: Gordano

Course: Health and Social Care

What next? Going to university to study midwifery.

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