The apprenticeship standard provides a high level description of the skills, knowledge, values and behaviours required of the Healthcare Support Worker apprentice.This Apprenticeship Standard will be delivered over 15 months and applicants should have completed the Care Certficate prior to applying. Apprentices without Level 1 English and Maths will need to achieve this level and take the test for Level 2 English and Maths prior to completion of their Apprenticeship. On completion of this apprenticeship the individual will be a competent and job-ready Healthcare Support Worker.

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

On successful completion of this course you may wish to consider studying for the Senior Healthcare Support worker following which you could consider studying for the Bridging Skills in HE which will then allow you an interview at Bournemouth University for Nursing Degree. There is the option of studying for Apprenticeships at a higer level such as the Nursing Associate, Assistant Practitioner and the Degree Nurse.

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

Show enthusiasm for working in the health sector
• Have basic literacy, numeracy and communication skills on which the apprenticeship will build
• Have a suitable level of physical fitness to perform some aspects of the job roles (eg assisting in moving and handling of people)
• Be willing to undergo Disclosure and Barring Service checks (this is needed as apprentices are likely to work with children, young people or vulnerable adults)
• Be flexible as there may be a requirement to work shifts

You are required to be working in the Health Care sector for 30 hrs per week

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
ANX2HE0001 01/08/2021 TBC TBC TBC
ANX0HE0001 01/08/2021 TBC TBC TBC

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Course content

Course Content 

You will study and evidence the  knowledge components of the apprenticeship standard as below, together with meeting requirments of the care certifcate and functional skills: Maths & English at Level 1, and attempt Level 2 exam.

1. Communication

2. Health interventions

3. Personal and people development

4. Health, safety and security

5. Equality and diversity

More info

Start Day/Time 

09.00 - 16.30 Attendance fortnightly on Mondays at North Road site

Duration 

15 Months

Attendance 

Apprenticeship

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

None

Awarding Body 

Bournemouth & Poole College

Curriculum Area 

Applied Science, Care and Foundation Studies - NHS

More about the course 

Please contact the Apprenticeship team on 01202 205500

Duration 

15 Months

Attendance 

Apprenticeship

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

None

Awarding Body 

Bournemouth & Poole College