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Health and Social Care (Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3)

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Apprenticeship outline

If you want to help others and are looking for a rewarding career in health and social care, whilst gaining a qualification at the same time, then this could be a great choice for you. It can prepare you for a university-level course and/or a career in the care sector.

  • Depending on the requirements of your job, units could include:
  • Introduction to duty of care
  • Introduction to communication
  • Introduction to personal development
  • Introduction to equality and inclusion
  • Principles of safeguarding and protection
  • The role of the health and social care worker
  • Implement person-centred approaches
  • Contribute to health and safety
  • Handling information
  • Employment rights and responsibilities
  • Personal learning and thinking skills
  • Technical certificate - Level 3 preparing to work in adult social care
  • A range of optional units

You will also study English and maths.*

English and maths - skills for your future
Employers and universities really value skills in English and maths. So, building on your existing knowledge of these subjects will help you prepare for your future career or further study. *If you are aged 16-18 and have not yet achieved GCSE English Language and Maths at grade C or above/grade 4 or above don’t worry - we’ll support you with the right lessons to increase your confidence in these essential employability skills.

Enterprise skills
Our courses are designed to help you achieve your ambitions, whether you plan to go on to a higher level of study or start a career. Employability and study skills will be included to help you develop the broad skills required by industry. They will vary from course to course and are designed to meet local and national employer needs.

How to apply for this apprenticeship

You can register your interest in an Apprenticeship below.

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Pelham Avenue


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Start date:


Advanced Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care


18 months

Level Level 3
Entry requirements
  • You will need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week in a relevant job but we can assist you in finding a placement.
  • You will also need GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 or equivalent in English Language and maths. Some employers may require additional qualifications depending on the role.

Adults who are aged 19+ with appropriate industry experience but without the necessary qualifications are welcome to apply.

All applicants will be required to undertake an assessment in English and maths prior to enrolling.

Teaching & assessment

You will be assessed in the workplace for your practical skills and will produce a portfolio of evidence to show your understanding of the knowledge required.

  • Higher Education course in health and social care
  • Employment in the health and social care sector
Additional information

You will need to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check which is usually paid for by your employer. You will usually be supplied with a uniform.

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