Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care (QCF)

Vision West Nottinghamshire College

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  • Level 3
  • Mansfield remove

Course Description: A health and social care apprenticeship is a combination of on and off the job training and learning, and offers the opportunity to develop a rewarding, long-term career in a growing sector. For employers, apprenticeships offer many benefits to businesses, including offering practical solutions to the recruitment and retention of staff. They are designed by employers for employers and therefore reflect the changing needs of the sector.Apprenticeship Level 3 (Advanced Apprenticeship) Competence-Based Element Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care Knowledge-Based Element Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care Level 3 Functional Skills Level 2 Mathematics English Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) ERR is delivered using contextualised work booklets which will be assessed by your tutor. It is expected that you will cover the ERR requirements through the completion of five mandatory outcomes. The ERR will also be supported by the completion of your workplace induction where it is expected that the employer will identify the role and responsibilities of themselves and their employees. On applying for certification the provider is declaring that the ERR requirements have been met. Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS) PLTS, is a non-accredited component of the Apprenticeship Framework and will be assessed through evidence that will be produced through the accredited components of the Apprenticeship programme.


How will I be assessed? You are required to produce a portfolio of evidence on our online e-portfolio, which will contain a variety of assessments covering the criteria stipulated by the awarding body to cover the Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care and Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care. Assessments may include:Observations held in the working environment Reflective accountsWitness statementsActivity-based work books Work products You will plan your assessments with your assessor prior to the assessment taking place. You will be required to complete an online test for both Functional Skills elements

What does the course lead to? The course supports progression onto other related courses including: Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults)OPther care related short coursesThis course also complements others available at Vision West Nottinghamshire College, listed in the adult course guide and online.

How long is the course? 2 years.

How much does it cost? 19+ Co-funded: £50016-18: Fully Funded - No cost

Entry Requirements: You will need to be aged 16yrs and over and in a senior position or undertaking duties of a supervisory nature to apply for the Level 3 Advanced Apprentice programme. You will need to be working within a Health and Social Care environment.You will undertake an initial and diagnostic assessment for Maths and English prior to enrolment. You will need to achieve a minimum of a high level 1 in both subjects to ensure a place on the apprenticeship programme or, if you has passed Maths and English at level 2 in the last 5 years, you will be required to evidence this with certificate/s which will then result in exemption from undertaking the Maths and English tests. You will also have complete a free writing exercise to provide evidence to demonstrate grammar and spelling.

Mode of Study: Full Time

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