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Clinical Health Care Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship at Rewards Training

Course description

This Level 2 course provides a great platform to develop your career whilst gaining hands on experience within the health sector. Furthermore, it provides a fantastic opportunity for learners who wish to develop a career within the health sector whilst gaining hands-on experience. This is the apprenticeship framework for Clinical Healthcare, Support Worker/Healthcare assistants who work in clinical services such as medical, surgical, outpatients, GP surgeries and A&E.

This Apprenticeship consists of 4 component parts, all of which must be completed. The Clinical Health Care Intermediate Apprenticeship is achieved by studying: Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Clinical Health Care Functional Skills in English and maths Employment Rights and Responsibilities Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Course content

This Apprenticeship is designed to ensure clinical health care practitioners have the knowledge and skills they need to provide excellent standards of service user care and technical administration of basic health care procedures. Assisting with patients overall wellbeing Assisting Healthcare Professionals with clinical tasks Monitoring patients temperature, pulse, respiration and weight Assisting patients to mobilise Helping with personal care Administration, Minimising the risks of spreading infection Understanding mental health problems Principles of health promotion Emergency first aid skills Cleaning decontamination and waste management Protecting from the risk of violence at work Contribute to the effectiveness of teams.

Entry requirements

The Level 2 Diploma in Clinical Health Care Support Apprenticeship is ideal for any health care worker or support worker who works in a Health role such as: Administrator Receptionist Health care assistant Decontamination assistant Nurse Service user assistant.

Whilst there are no specific entry requirements to this course, learners should show enthusiasm for working within the health sector, have basic numeracy and literacy skills, have a suitable level of fitness and be willing to undergo an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) check. Furthermore, learners need to be flexible as there may be a requirement to work rotas.

Future opportunities

You may progress from this apprenticeship onto further qualifications specific to your work context. A wide range of qualifications are available for use within the healthcare sector. These may include further apprenticeship qualifications or other work related education and training to support continued professional development.

You 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 Rewards Training directly.

Last updated date: 10 July 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 - 2 Years