Apprenticeship Standard for Healthcare Support (Clinical Healthcare Support)

Course Overview

Healthcare Apprenticeship Standard consists of:

Pearson BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Care (England) (Competence based) 603/2762/5
Functional Skills/Mathematics Level 1 & Level 2
Functional Skills/English Level 1 & Level 2
Care Certificate
Assessment Gateway
End Point Assessment

The Apprenticeship Standard for Healthcare Support Worker (Clinical Healthcare Support) is designed for those people who:
Are involved in the Healthcare sector as their primary work activity
Wish to progress further in the Healthcare sector
Wish to gain recognition of their skills and experience in Healthcare
Wish to start their career in healthcare The Pearson BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Care (England) (Competence based) 603/2762/5 allows for learners to add credits to their studies to build their competence and skill level. All partners involved in the implementation of apprenticeships must adhere to their statutory responsibilities for health. Please contact Lynda Royle, Healthcare Co-ordinator on 0161 886 7171 or Email contact: lynda.royle@trafford.ac.uk. Start date: Various

Course Requirements

All prospective learners will be interviewed and complete a Skills Scan & maths and English initial assessment. You will need to be employed for at least 30 hours per week.

Course Progression

Successful learners may progress to a higher level. Healthcare Support Worker employees can progress to the Apprenticeship Standard for Senior Healthcare Support Workers.

Course Assessment

The Level 2 Diploma in Care is the main component within Apprenticeship Standard. It is a competence based qualification assessed by portfolio including written evidence and observations in the workplace. The aim of this qualification is to contribute to the core skills, knowledge, values and behaviours and overall performance of the Healthcare Support Worker. It provides an insight into the principles of Health (Clinical Healthcare Support) and legislation of the sector and will aid career development. The qualification consists of a minimum of 46 credits. Functional Skills maths and English Level 1 & Level 2 is achieved by exam. Functional Skills aim to ensure people have good communication skills in reading and writing and good mathematical skills in numeracy to work competently in their role. The Care Certificate may have already been achieved with your employer. If not this can be achieved by mapping across evidence from the Level 2 Diploma in Care. The Assessment Gateway will be accessed once the Level 2 Diploma in Care, Functional Skills maths and English Level 1 & Level 2 and Care Certificate have been achieved. An evidence portfolio of your knowledge and skills development is required at this point containing reflective accounts. The End Point Assessment is accessed once the Assessment Gateway has been achieved. The End Point Assessment includes the following components: A Multiple choice test An observation of practice undertaken in the workplace An evidence portfolio completed by the apprenticeship with an interview

Course Finance

Please contact the College for further information.

Course Additional Information

Part-time