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Health and Social Care Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship at Basingstoke College of Technology

Course description

This qualification provides evidence of competence and knowledge in delivering care within a range of clinical healthcare settings. This apprenticeship will suit job roles in the health sector such as;healthcare support worker/healthcare assistant.

Course content

This Apprenticeship programme is made up of the following five components:

1. Level 2 Diploma in Clinical Healthcare Support

Mandatory units include:

  • Introduction to Communication in Health, Social Care Settings
  • Care Worker
  • Handle Information in Health and Social Care Settings
  • Optional units include:
  • Support Individuals with Self
  • Directed Support
  • Support Use of Medication in Social Care Settings
  • Undertake Agreed Pressure Area Care
  • Provide Support for Therapy Sessions

2. Level 2 Award in Employment and personal learning Skills in Health

3. Level 1 Functional Skills in English and maths

4. Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)

5. Personal Learning & Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Entry requirements

Candidates must be 17 years or above. Will have to complete a telephone interview. It is also preferred that you have English and Maths GCSEs

This is a work-orientated qualification and is suitable for those who are employed for a minimum of 30 hours and undertake health and social care activities.


The development of a portfolio of evidence demonstrating knowledge and competency in practice. Methods of assessment used are direct observation, professional discussion, oral and written questioning, work products and witness testimonies

Financial information

If you are aged 16-18, tuition and registration fees are free. 
If you are aged 19 or over, tuition and registration fees are payable at the start of each year of study; please ask for details.
If you are aged 24 or over, you may be eligible for a Student Loan to assist with your fees; please ask for details.

Future opportunities

Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Health (Clinical Healthcare Support)

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Basingstoke College of Technology directly.

Last updated date: 28 January 2016

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