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Health and Social Care (Adults) Level 2 Apprenticeship at CSM Training

Course description

Apprentices may work in roles such as Healthcare Support Worker or Healthcare Assistant. These roles provide vital assistance to healthcare professionals in diagnosing, treating and caring for patients. Many are involved in looking after the well-being and comfort of patients. They work in a variety of settings, depending uypon their role, including clinics, peoples' homes and hospitals.

This is the sole apprenticeship framework for people employed in delivering adult social care in England. This framework is also suitable for some workers in the health sector. This framework covers the health and social care sectors which include:-

  • The National Health Service
  • Private providers
  • Local authorities
  • Voluntary organisations

Course content

Competency Element - Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care

This part of the apprenticeship is competency based and the assessor will gather information by observing and conducting professional discussions.

Knowledge Element - BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
This part of the apprenticeship is more about the theory, giving an opportunity to prove what the learner knows and how deep their understanding of their job role is.

  • Application of Number – Level 1
  • Communication – Level 1
  • Level 2 Award in Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care, Children and Young People's Settings
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Future opportunities

Learners may progress from this pathway onto further qualifications specific to their work context. A wide range of qualifications are available for use within the social care sector. These may include further apprenticeship frameworks (e.g. Advanced level Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care), qualifications or other work-related education.

Apprentices can also move to other parts of the sector, for example an apprentice specialising in learning disabilities can take a dementia qualification if their job role changes or if they wish to follow career ambitions in another part of the sector.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact CSM Training directly.

Last updated date: 21 August 2015
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