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This programme is for support staff working in a hospital or care environment and offers the opportunity to obtain a nationally recognised vocational qualification. Support Services in Health Care level 2 is delivered wholly in the workplace. Students will be allocated an assessor and supplied with all the reading and assessment materials. Your assessor will provide you with personal tutorial support at pre-arranged times. In addition there will be additional hours of personal assessment achieved through a variety of methods including observation in the workplace, witness testimonies and professional discussion.
This qualification is made up of 8 units, 4 mandatory and 4 optional units, which aim to cover a wide range of support services tasks including Housekeepers, Porters, Security, Laundry, Caterers, Domestics, Health Records and Patient Admin, Transport and Postal.
All qualifications include the following mandatory units:
There are no formal requirements but students must be working in a hospital or care environment, where they will have gathered reasonable experience.
Assessment is by production of a personal portfolio of evidence demonstrating understanding and application of the NVQ2 performance criteria.
Various level 3 NVQ courses.
Full time applications are open for 2018/19