Assistant Practitioners work as part of the wider health and social care team and have direct contact with patients, service users or clients providing high quality and compassionate care.

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

L3 NVQ / QCF Diploma in health or Health and Social care

Maths and English - Functional skills at l2 or a GCSE grade A-C

Care Certificate

Preferably: Certificate in Bridging Skills for HE

Work in line with The Code of Conduct for Healthcare Support Workers and Adult Social Care Workers in England.

Course costs

Costs 

Funding Band 10 - £12,000

Course content

Course Content 

Learners complete the City and Guilds L5 Assistant Practitioner as part of this Apprenticehip.

Learners must achieve a minimum 108 credits from 14 mandatory units, covering:

  • Safeguarding of children and young people
  • Professional Development
  • Working in partnership
  • The structure, function and organisation of the human body
  • Promoting communication
  • Championing equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Leading and managing Infection prevention and control
  • Developing policies procedures and practices for health and safety and risk management
  • Managing quality
  • Undertaking a research project
  • Supporting others to undertake assessment of health and wellbeing of individuals
  • Promoting effective nutrition and fluid balance
  • Principles and philosophy of healthcare
  • Lifespan developments and healthcare needs
  • Principles and application of physiological measurements
  • In addition, they will need to complete 12 credits from two groups of optional units.

More info

Start Day/Time 

Start dates TBC. 

Duration 

2 Years

Attendance 

Apprenticeship

Level 

Level 5

Qualification Name 

Apprenticeship Standard

Awarding Body 

City & Guilds

Duration 

2 Years

Attendance 

Apprenticeship

Level 

Level 5

Qualification Name 

Apprenticeship Standard

Awarding Body 

City & Guilds