The apprenticeship standard provides a high level description of the skills, knowledge, values and behaviours required of the Senior Healthcare Support Worker Apprentice.This Apprenticeship Standard will be delivered over 18 months by attendance one day a fortnight to college. You will already have your Care Certificate and a Level 2 qualfication within Health or Health & Social Care. Ideally you will have GCSE Garde A-C in Maths and English or  level 2 Functional skills. On completion of this apprenticeship the individual will be a competent and job-ready Senior  Healthcare Support Worker. You will also complete the Diploma in Healthcare as part of this Apprenticeship which will give you the following pathway  Options: 1. adult nursing support, 2. maternity support, 3. theatre support, 4. mental health support,  5. allied health profession – therapy support

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 Bridging Skills in HE course - which prepares you to study HE courses at University 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 ideally othewisse your end date will be reflected to suit your working hours

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
ANX0HE0002 01/08/2021 TBC TBC TBC

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Costs 

Funding Band - £5000

Course content

Course Content 

You will study and evidence the  knowledge , Skills, Values and Behaviours of the apprenticeship standard as below, together with meeting requirments of the L3 Diploma units.

C1. Health and wellbeing

C2. Duty of care and candour, safeguarding, equality and diversity

C3. Person centred care, treatment and support

C4. Communication

C5. Personal, People and Quality Improvement

C6. Health, Safety and Security

Together with Options available for your chosen Pathway.

If you did not have the required Maths and English at entry you will also be studying Maths and English at level 2.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

More info

Start Day/Time 

09.00 - 16.30 Attendance fortnightly on one day a week at North Road site

Duration 

18 Months

Attendance 

Apprenticeship

Level 

Level 3

Qualification Name 

NVQ Level 3

Awarding Body 

City & Guilds

Curriculum Area 

Applied Science, Care and Foundation Studies - NHS

More about the course 

Please contact the Apprenticeship team on 01202 205500

Duration 

18 Months

Attendance 

Apprenticeship

Level 

Level 3

Qualification Name 

NVQ Level 3

Awarding Body 

City & Guilds