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Apprenticeship Health and Social Care - Adult Social Care route at Stoke on Trent College

Course description

This Apprenticeship is suitable for young people entering employment in the health and social care sector, working in perhaps a residential or nursing home or in a primary care trust. You will be learning while you earn, as you will gain qualifications through on the job training and day release to college. All Apprenticeships include English and Maths to help you gain a Level 2/GCSE pass grade in these subjects.

Course content

This Apprenticeship is suitable for young people entering employment in the health and social care sector, working in perhaps a residential or nursing home or in a primary care trust. You will be learning while you earn, as you will gain qualifications through on the job training and day release to college. All Apprenticeships include English and Maths to help you gain a Level 2/GCSE pass grade in these subjects.

Entry requirements

Candidates must be 16 years old or over when they start this Apprenticeship. There are no formal entry requirements, but you must have a good Level of English. To enter this Apprenticeship you will need to show enthusiasm, commitment and an interest in this job sector. Apprenticeship programmes are only for those who have employment, or if you are applying for a specific Apprenticeship vacancy that the College has advertised.

Assessment

There are 5 parts to the Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care. 1) Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care Level 2 - assessed through assignments.2) Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care - assessed through workplace observations and assignments3) Employer rights and responsibilities - assignments4) Functional skills Level 1 Maths - Exam, Level 1 English - Exam x 2 and speaking and listening assessment5) Personal learning and thinking skills - 1 x assignment

Future opportunities

You can progress onto an Advanced Level 3 Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care, to enhance your career prospects further, or study a full-time Level 3 qualification in this subject.

Further information

As part of the Apprenticeship you will need to find a suitable placement. This could be in a day centre or a care home. Support can be given to help you obtain a placement.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Stoke on Trent College directly.

Last updated date: 21 January 2016
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