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Level 2 Apprenticeship in Healthcare Support Worker

Apprenticeship


Course Overview

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<span >_On completion the apprentice will be a competent and job-ready Healthcare Support Worker. 

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Course Content

To successfully achieve this qualification, the apprentice will need to achieve a

The healthcare support worker standard 

The Level 2 Diploma in Care may also be undertaken as part of this course to assist in building up an evidence portfolio for the end point assessment

Math's and English Functional skills at Level 1 (unless exempt if have equivalent)

Take the exam for Math's and English Functional skills at level 2

Achieve the Care Certificate

Successfully achieve a grade in the end point assessment.




Entry Requirement

There are no specific entry requirements to the apprenticeship, but apprentices will need to be employed in a relevant role within a healthcare environment and have the ability to achieve, with support, the required level of maths and English need for achievement, this will be assessed prior to starting. 




Assessment

Once on the apprenticeship a suitably qualified assessor will be assigned that will visit the workplace regularly. Assessment plans will be completed and 12 weekly reviews to keep the apprentice on target. They will support with collection of the required evidence needed for the qualification through different assessment methods such as; professional discussion, observations, written questions, verbal questions, witness statements and training and support to complete written assignments.

The end point assessment consists of 

  • A multiple choice test 
  • An observation of practice undertaken in the workplace 
  • An evidence portfolio completed by the apprentice with an interview

Where does this course lead to

This apprenticeship provides the apprentice with the skills and knowledge to support their colleagues in the healthcare sector and can enables them to progress in their chosen career as a healthcare worker.

On successful completion of the apprenticeship, they could choose to progress on to a related higher level qualification, such as the Senior Healthcare Support Worker Apprenticeship Standard.

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Course Outline

Course Code: MP49
Study Mode: Apprenticeship
Location: EMPLOYER PREMISES
Duration: 2 Years
Start Date: TBC.
Basingstoke College of Technology I 2019