What you'll learn
- Personal Development
- Equality and Inclusion
- Duty of Care
- Role of Health and Social care worker
- Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults
- Person-centred Support
- Health and Safety
- Handling information
- Additional range of optional units to choose from depending on the job role
How you'll learn and be assessed
You will meet the assessor in their workplace to support with the delivery of standards, to review and record the progress, and coach throughout the apprenticeship. Additional sessions may be required to support with Functional Skills, Maths and English, and this can delivered during one to one sessions as well as college classes depending on the learners needs.
To complete the apprenticeship you must pass level 1 English and maths (or have the appropriate exemption certificate) and work towards and attempt level 2 before undertaking your end point assessment.
To achieve this apprenticeship standard, the employer, training provider and apprentice will agree when the apprentice has developed all the knowledge, skills and behaviours defined in the apprenticeship standard and clearly evidenced by the on-programme progression review meetings and records.
The independent end assessment ensures that all apprentices consistently achieve the industry set professional standard and can commence at any point once you are competent after the twelve-month minimum period of learning and development. Prior to independent end assessment, the functional skills English and maths components of the apprenticeship must be successfully completed.
A health and social care apprenticeship can lead to a rewarding career in a variety of roles in the health and social care industry. You may choose to progress with your employer, change jobs or study a higher-level apprenticeship.
Progression from this apprenticeship is expected to be into a senior health and social care worker role.
GCSE Maths and English Grade C/4 or above OR be prepared to achieve functional skills level 1 in English and Maths whilst undertaking your apprenticeship.
The minimum duration for this apprenticeship is 12 months + End Point Assessment.
As a health and social care apprentice with Activate Apprenticeships, you will have access to the following facilities at Activate Learning colleges:
Libraries and learning environments
Ability to borrow books and laptops
Digital resources and programmes
A student card, allowing you to take advantage of student discounts
Can apply for an Apprentice extra Totum Card
Advice and support services for apprentices includes:
Advice and Admissions
Impartial careers advisors
A college nurse
Free counselling service