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Health and Social Care Level 3 Apprenticeship at Kent Training & Apprenticeships

Course description

This Apprenticeship will help you develop skills and knowledge to provide a professional and effective supervisory role in a health and social care environment.

As part of your Apprenticeship you will work as part of a team and may lead others to provide a high quality of care.

Course content

You will work towards the achievement of the Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care (Adults) and the Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care. These embed Personal Learning and Thinking Skills which help you reflect on your learning and practice.

All Apprentices complete an e-portfolio to demonstrate competence and knowledge.

The following are some of the topics covered:

• Administer medication to individuals and monitor the effect

• Understand the process and experience of dementia

• Understand the administration of medication to individuals with

• Dementia using a person centred approach

• Promote a person centred approach in Health & Social Care

• Understand positive risk taking for individuals with disabilities

• Understand physical disability

Functional Skills at Level 2, maths and English are a required component of the Apprenticeship, these are exam based and course work is delivered by a combination of remote assessment and one to one support.

The Level 2 Award in Employee Rights and Responsibilities will also be a requirement of the Apprenticeship. Achievement of this develops the understanding of aspects around employment and legislation, which relate to the work in this area.

This expected period for completion is within 24 months.

Entry requirements

We require all prospective candidates to take an initial assessment of Literacy and Numeracy. You will be required to have an interview to ensure that the programme is the right one for you.


All Apprentices will have direct observation within the work place, by their assessor to enable them to collate evidence and show competency.

All Apprentices be expected to undertake research, self-study, assignments and provide evidence specific to the job role

Financial information

The national minimum wage for apprentices is £2.73 per hour. Some employers will pay more and some will pay travel expenses.

Future opportunities

On completion of this qualification, we can offer the candidate information and guidance regarding their next step. The candidate may choose to study further qualifications specific to their work role or CPD activities.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 29 January 2015
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