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Health & Social Care Apprenticeship - Level 2 & 3 at Babington Group

Course description

Health & Social Care Apprenticeship

If you’re working in Health & Social Care, or fancy a career in this area, an apprenticeship in Health & Social Care could be for you!

What is the Health & Social Care Apprenticeship?

This Apprenticeship supports those who help people looking for employment. You will work in either adult social care or health care, across either the NHS, the private sector, local authorities or in voluntary sectors.

What roles could I be doing for the Health & Social Care Apprenticeship?

Depending on whether you choose to work in adult social care, or health care you could be employed as one of the following; Care Assistant, Relief Team Worker , Support Worker, Mental Health Support, Social Work Assistant, Community Support Worker, Family Support Worker or Personal Assistant.

You can gain a qualification in Health & Social Care to further your career or even just obtain a certificate for what you currently do without the need for going to college or university. You can complete the qualification at work with the support of a highly qualified training advisor and an online portfolio.

Apprenticeship in Health & Social Care Qualification

An Apprenticeship in Health & Social Care is an internationally recognised qualification that provides the essential foundation and development of skills.

The course of the qualifications enables individuals to advance within their role working in community learning and development, further education, higher education, teaching support, libraries, archives and information services, or work-based learning and development.

Health & Social Care Apprenticeships with Babington Business College

Apprentices learn on the job, building up knowledge and skills, gaining qualifications and earning money all at the same time. You will work towards the nationally recognised Health & Social Care qualification. Employers all over the country recognise and value Apprenticeships as they show that you’ve been trained in the skills they need.

The Health & Social Care apprenticeships are usually done over a 12-18 month period. However, the length of time taken will depend on the course, the ability of the individual apprentice and the employer’s requirements.

Babington – helping you find the ideal Apprenticeship and supporting you throughout

Babington will ensure that you always receive the support and guidance you need throughout the apprenticeship.

Our job is to make sure that our training fits your personal requirements, offers the skills needed for your job and satisfies national standards. We will also be there to help you through any difficult times and provide you with advice about your work or anything related to your Apprenticeship.

Select the Health & Social Care Intermediate (Level 2) or Advanced (Level 3) Apprenticeship options below to find out more.

Course content

Health and Social Care NVQ level 2 & 3 allows an individual to learn and gain a nationally recognised qualification. National Vocational Qualifications are designed to meet the standards set by industry in occupational areas. They are designed to cover various aspects of a job or area of work, assessing skills actually used in the workplace.

The Technical Certificate develops understanding and skills which can be adapted to a work setting. Functional Skills are the skills which are most commonly needed to succeed in a range of activities, learning to use and adapt communication and number skills in a range of settings and contexts. Personal Learning and Thinking Skills are assessed throughout the programme.

Entry requirements

No formal qualifications are required but individuals should be enthusiastic, motivated, reliable and prepared to work hard. Good communication skills are essential and it is important to be understanding and show respect for others.


Individuals will be assessed by observation in the workplace, by completing a portfolio of evidence or E-Portfolio and by completing a variety of externally marked assessments. Support is offered in the workplace.

Future opportunities

Either progress Apprenticeship Levels and progress within a company. 

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 March 2015
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    • Babington Business College
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 0845 6056045
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