Health and Social Care Intermediate Apprenticeship at Epping Forest College
An apprenticeship in Health and Social Care offers very rewarding and diverse career opportunities. The training you will receive will give you the skills to work in a range of care environments including hospitals, health centres, educational and community centres, residential homes and advice centres. This apprenticeship is delivered entirely in the workplace.
This apprenticeship is equivalent to five GSCEs at grade A-C. Mandatory units include:
- An introduction to communication in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
- The role of the health and social care worker
- Introduction to personal development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
- Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care
- You will also select from a range of optional units which may include:
- Understanding the context of supporting individuals with learning disabilities
- The person centred approach to the care and supporting of individuals with dementia
- Understanding mental well-being and mental health promotion
- Principles of supporting young people with a disability to make the transition into adulthood
- Understanding physical disability
English and Maths which we can help you to achieve through the completion of functional skills or in some cases GCSEs.
You need to be aged 16 or over and working for 30 hours a week or more. Apprenticeship programmes require a level of English, Maths at Level 1 which we can help you to achieve through the completion of functional skills or in some cases GCSEs.
Work Evidence/ Practical work/Assignments/ WitnessTestimony/Observation in the workplace.
Material costs will be discussed at interview with the 3SIXTY apprenticeship team.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Epping Forest College directly.