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Healthcare Apprenticeship Level 3 at City College Coventry

Course description

If you are interested in a career in the health sector such as nursing, midwifery, occupational therapy etc, then this course could be for you. It will give you an A-level equivalent qualification (equivalent to 3 A-levels), vocational work experience and will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to progress to employment or (increasingly) into higher education.

Recent students have gone on to study at Coventry University (occupational therapy, childhood and youth studies) Northampton University (primary teaching) and at Liverpool University (early years and psychology).

This is a study programme course which if successful, leads to the 90 credit qualification over one year and progression to the full 180 credit qualification over 2 years.

Successful completion of the diploma qualification will enable you to apply to university or to progress into health and social care employment.

The course will provide you with the foundation skills needed to work with a range of different client groups within the health and social care sector.

You will be provided with the opportunity to learn in the classroom, online and within health and social care placements.

You will learn and develop skills in the following key areas:
•Anatomy and Physiology
•Equality and Diversity
•Health and Safety
•Life Stages
•Personal and Professional Development
•Public Health

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at Grade C or above including Science, English & Maths, or

Relevant Level 2 qualification at Merit Level with GCSE/Level 2 in English & Maths. If you have a Pass grade you will complete an additional assessment to check course suitability.


This course is assessed through written assignments and completion of placement hours.

For 16-18 year olds this course is a study programme which consists of:
•Vocational Qualification
•Work Experience

* If you have not already achieved a GCSE pass at grade C or above in English and Maths you will study Maths and/or English as an integral part of your college programme.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City College Coventry directly.

Last updated date: 04 January 2017
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