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Health and Social Care Intermediate Apprenticeship at Epping Forest College

Course description

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.

Course content

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.

Entry requirements

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.

Assessment

Work Evidence/ Practical work/Assignments/ WitnessTestimony/Observation in the workplace.

Financial information

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.

Last updated date: 11 April 2016
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    • With the perfect location, a breathtaking campus, and a range of high quality facilities, 
      Epping Forest College is the ideal venue to stage your event.

      The College is easily accessed by less then 10 minutes drive from both the M25 and M11 motorways.

      We’re also a 5 minute walk from the London Underground at Debden Station on the Central Line, 
      and we’re a 10 minute cab ride from Chingford Overground rail station.

      Once you arrive at the College there is a free car park with over 250 spaces, 
      as well as designated areas for coaches and other large vehicles.

       

      Once on site you can have access to our catering facilities (subject to agreement) and a range of rooms, 
      from our Theatre, with 264 retractable seats, to a standard classroom.

      We also have full IT support, and can offer rooms with either Macs or PCs running the latest industry-standard software.