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Health and Social Care Level 3 Apprenticeship at Waltham Forest College

Course description

This course is for anyone aged 16+ with a keen interest in starting a career in health and social care.

Course content

The mandatory units include: communication, personal development, equality and inclusion, duty of care, the role of the health and social care worker, safeguarding and protection, person-centred approaches, health and safety and handling information. Employment Responsibilities and Rights plus Functional Skills qualifications in English and Maths.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements however a good level of written and spoken English is required.
Successful enhanced DBS check (previously known as CRB, police check)
Interview and assessment.


Workplace assessments and observations of performance. 
This course is a mixture of competence and knowledge units which will all be delivered in the workplace.

Future opportunities

Career paths in the health and social care industry

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Waltham Forest College directly.

Last updated date: 25 July 2017
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    • Train:

      Trains run to Walthamstow Central from Liverpool Street station (a bus can then be taken to the College, see below). Wood Street station is approximately a 10-minute walk from the College.


      The Victoria Line ends at Walthamstow Central, which is approximately a 15-minute walk to the College. Alternatively, you can get a bus, see below.


      From Walthamstow Central:Bus 275 stops outside the College, 212 stops across the road from the College (Shernhall Street). Buses 97, 357, 34 or 215 stop at the 'Bell Corner' (junction of Hoe Street and Forest Road). From here, the College is approximately five-minute walk.

      From Blackhorse Road Tube Station: Bus 123 also stops outside the College on route between Tottenham and Ilford