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Care of the Elderly Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3 at Craven College

Course description

Advance on to the Care of the Elderly Advanced Level 3 Apprenticeship and help to meet the personal care needs and social needs of residents in a care environment. The willingness to take up this further training will show your dedication to the industry and enables access to a wider variety of roles and job opportunities.

The Care of the Elderly Advanced Level 3 Apprenticeship enables trainees to see not only the customer facing side of the role but also aspects of managerial responsibilities. You can train in roles like a senior healthcare support worker, senior healthcare assistant, senior care worker and supervisor. You may be employed by the NHS, the local authority or private health organisations. A caring, sensitive and respectful manner is essential in helping to create a non-confrontational environment for these individuals that you will care for. This qualification will enable you to develop your communication skills and professional manner whilst working in a team and liaising with families. You will work in a customer facing role and will need to develop excellent customer service skills. Working as an Apprentice means you can put your skills into practice as you learn.

Course content

• Principles for Implementing Duty of Care 
• Promote & implement Health & Safety 
• Promote Communication in Health & Social Care 
• Promote Equality & Inclusion 
• The role of the Health & Social Care Worker  

Entry requirements

  • Employment within the industry 
  • Care of the Elderly Intermediate Apprenticeship Level 2


You will be assessed in the workplace by your assessor and will build a portfolio of evidence which will be internally and externally assessed.

Financial information

For information about Financial Support that Craven College can offer visit: Fees & Funding

Future opportunities


  • Higher Education or undertake other industry qualifications.


  • End of Life Carer
  • Dementia
  • Mental Health Worker
  • Residential/Domiciliary Carer
  • Social Worker

Further information

At Craven College we want you to be successful both during your time here at College and anything you decide to do after College.

The support services within College exist to help support you to get the most out of your course: Craven College Support

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Craven College directly.

Last updated date: 15 September 2017
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