Health & Social Care Training, Qualifications & Apprenticeships

Health & Social Care (Adults)

Health and Social Care Adult Apprenticeship

What does the course aim to do and who is it aimed at?

This apprenticeship route is aimed at Senior Care Workers, Support and Outreach Workers, Health Care Workers, Home Care organisers and Community Support Workers and is particularly relevant if you have supervisory responsibility or are involved in specialist tasks with some degree of responsibility or independence. It is designed for full or part time workers, paid and voluntary, permanent or temporary as well as day or night workers. It is also suitable for those in the NHS, Private Health Care sector or Social Care providers, local authorities or voluntary organizations.

Through completion of this apprenticeship learners will gain:

• Broad base training in the chosen occupational area
• Work experience that leads to competency in the work place
• Transferable skills

Adult Social Care employers are increasingly looking to apprenticeships and in particular this framework, as a way to effectively train their workforce and new staff.

What will the learner study?

Framework Qualification   Intermediate Advanced Higher

Competence based qualification

Certificate Level 2    
Diploma   Level 3 Level 5
Theory based qualification Certificate Level 2 Level 3  

Keyskills/ Functional Skills

Level 1 Level  2  
Communication Level 1 Level 2  
ITQ Level 1 Level 2  
Employment Rights and Responsibilities  ERR ERR ERR
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills  PLTS PLTS PTLS


What qualifications will the learner achieve?

Level 2 Intermediate and Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship award via City & Guilds, which are recognised vocational qualifications and recognised worldwide as proof of skills and competence in the chosen areas.

How will the learner’s progress be assessed?

The learner’s skills and knowledge will be assessed in the work place by an appointed assessor/tutor who will assess the learner’s skills, competence and knowledge.

Are there any entry requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements for learners undertaking this qualification, but the learner will undertake an initial assessment to determine the level of qualification they can undertake and they must be in full time employment.

What Careers could it lead to?

These qualifications provide pathways into the sector of Adult Social Care for a number of individuals, from school leavers to people returning to work after a career break and those seeking work.

Course fees

Government funding is available for a large number of Apprenticeships with some sectors identified as priority. For funding eligibility and further details please feel free to contact us.

affordable monthly price plans available

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