Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care (Level 2)

South Nottingham College

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Course Outline: This course is for those looking for a career in health and social care. You will need to be employed for a minimum of 16 hours a week.
Course Content: You will attend college one day a week to complete the underpinning knowledge and portfolio building to compile the evidence you need for the Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care (Adults) for England and the Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care. You will also study Functional Skills in English and Maths as part of the course.
Teaching Arrangements: 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.
Course Duration: 18 months
Course Type: Full Time
Progression: Career Opportunities: Care assistantsSupport staff in health, care and early years settings. Further Study: With a good tutor recommendation and good performance it is possible to progress onto Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3. It is also possible to progress onto the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care (Health Studies or Social Care) as long as a GCSE in English Language at grade C or Functional Skills have been achieved at Level 2. For Health Studies a grade C in Double Science GCSE is also required.
Additional Information: You will also need to find your own travel costs to placement and undergo a CRB check which is usually paid for by your employer. Your uniform is also supplied by your employer. You are advised to buy the course textbook, approximately £21.00.You will be entitled to a minimum of £2.60 per hour for 30 hours a week plus 1 day in college; approximately £95 a week if you work 4 days and attend college one day a week, which will be paid for by your employer.

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