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Health and Social Care Apprenticeship Level 3 (HSC1) at Barnsley College

Course description

What qualification will I achieve?

You will achieve a CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (QCF)

What will I study?

You will study the mandatory units listed below and optional units relevant to your job role until you reach a minimum of 58 credits. You will also study: • CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (QCF) • CACHE Level 2 Award in Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care or Children and Young People's Settings (QCF) • CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (QCF)* • CACHE Level 2 English and Mathematics Functional Skills/GCSE

* The Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care is only required for those taking the Adult Social Care pathway of the apprenticeship.

Mandatory Units

• Promote communication in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings • Engage in personal development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings • Promote equality and inclusion in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings • Principles for implementing duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings • Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care • The role of the health and social care worker • Promote person-centred approaches in health and social care • Promote and implement health and safety in health and social care • Promote good practice in handling information in health and social care settings

English and maths

English and maths qualifications are a requirement for most jobs and it is important that you are able to demonstrate your ability in these areas. If you do not already have a grade C or above in GCSE English and maths you will automatically undertake further study in these subjects as part of your study programme.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at Grade A* to C including English Language and Maths

Or Level 2 Health and Social Care Apprenticeship

Plus employed or written offer of employment in health and social care

Assessment

You will be assessed by your assessor using a portfolio of evidence, practical demonstrations and assignments. You will be assessed both in College and in your place of work.

Financial information

You may be eligible for assistance with expenses such as travel, books, equipment and childcare.

For further information please contact the Student Services Team on +44 (0)1226 216 114.

Future opportunities

Upon completion you could progress onto the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Young People's Services or apply for job roles including:

• Senior Care Support Workers in Residential Settings

• Senior Healthcare Assistants in Community, Primary Care and Acute Health

• Environments

• Senior Care Support Workers in Domiciliary Services, Supported Living or Day Services

• Community-Based Senior Support Workers

Further information

Information Team

We have a dedicated team available to provide information on all of our courses and to help you to make the right choices about your future. The team are based at the Old Mill Lane site.

Drop in: Monday – Thursday 9.00am – 5.00pm Friday 9.00am – 4.30pm

Tel: 01226 216 123

Email: info@barnsley.ac.uk

Our Information Advisers visit schools and provide impartial information about training and education options for school leavers.

They can help with: • Applying for courses • Arranging taster days and visits to College • Information about course requirements

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 02 October 2017
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