Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support Services

Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support Services

A healthcare support services advanced apprenticeship

This Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Health (Healthcare Support Services) is funded and consists of up to four qualifications.

If an employee already works in the health sector or are just starting their career as an apprentice, this is an opportunity to demonstrate their competence.

This apprenticeship training is flexible to suit various job roles within healthcare support services.

The employee must meet a minimum level of English and Maths skills in order to undertake this course.

 

To be eligible – employees must:

  • Be aged 16 years or older
  • Have been resident in the UK/EU for at least three years prior to commencing their apprenticeship
  • Be employed in England and have a Contract of Employment
  • Work for at least 30 hours per week
  • Not currently enrolled onto any other apprenticeship, or another DfE funded FE/HE programme

 

Training is arranged to suit your business needs:

The minimum Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the Health and Social Care Intermediate Apprenticeship is 435 hours.

Training takes on average 18 months to complete, however this can be shorter dependent upon whether the employee has any recognition of prior learning (RPL) or unit/credit exemptions. We will discuss this with your staff at enrolment.

 


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Course structure

The course is made up of the following components:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support Services (Five Mandatory Units & Optional Units)
  • Functional Skills English and Maths (Level 2)
  • Level 2 Award in Employment and Personal Learning Skills in Health

 

Mandatory Units:

  • Engage in personal development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
  • Promote communication in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
  • Promote equality and inclusion in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
  • Promote and implement health and safety in health and social care.
  • The role of the health and social care worker

 

Optional Units

  • Units selected to meet a minimum of 21 credits.

 

Functional Skills (Level 2)

  • Everyday English and Maths to bring skills up to date. This consists of teaching, three tests and two practical assignments.

 

Level 2 Award in Employment and Personal Learning Skills in Health

  • Five Units to meet a minimum of 7 credits.

 


If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us on: Tel: 0191 477 0840 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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