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Advanced Apprenticeship in Health & Social Care at Acacia Training & Development Ltd

Course description

Each Apprenticeship consists of a mix of qualifications chosen by the sector to best develop the skills required for career progression. For the Advanced Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care the following qualifications make up the framework: QCF Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care, QCF Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care, functional skills in English and Mathematics at Level 2, an Employers Rights and Responsibilities workbook, and Personal Learning and Thinking Skills. Once your Apprenticeship is complete, you will have gained experience as well as formal qualifications and transferable skills, so your career prospects will be greatly improved. Adult social care is a growing sector, and one that offers increasing opportunities for progression; many apprentices go on to take up management and leadership roles

Course content

The Advanced Apprenticeship is relevant to existing workers who wish to progress from the Intermediate Level. If you are already working in the social care sector, you can speak to your manager about the possibility of starting an Advanced level Apprenticeship in social care, as part of your career development

Entry requirements

Advanced Apprentices build on their previous experience in the sector allowing them to gain experience in skills at a more supervisory level. You will probably have progressed from a level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care or an Intermediate Apprenticeship.

It is a requirement of the funding and the framework that apprentices must be employed

Financial information

For learners aged up to 24, the Skills Funding Agency requires Acacia Training to choose Advanced Apprenticeship funding over any other form of funding where there is a choice. The Advanced Apprenticeship is now available for all ages (subject to eligibility) and is made up of a framework of the QCF Diploma, Functional Skills at the appropriate level, and an Employment Rights and Responsibilities Workbook.

To access this funding via Acacia Training, applicants must be working under contract of employment with a local employer in the South West Region.

For learners aged 24+ this Advanced Apprenticeship is no longer government funded. However, Acacia Training can access 24+ Advanced learner loans to pay for this training, subject to eligibility.

The price will be

£2250 +VAT

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Acacia Training & Development Ltd directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Throughout the year
  • Duration: The Advanced Apprenticeship takes at least 12 to 18 months to complete whilst the apprentice gains real work experience and achieves a framework of qualifications leading to the Apprenticeship Certificate issued by Skills For Care. Apprenticeships in soci
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  • Number of planned places: 100