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Health and Social Care Apprenticeships at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai

Course description

This framework a broad based entry qualification to a wide variety of workers with a range of job titles, all undertaking similar generic tasks and some more specialised skills. The framework seeks to attract younger workers into the sector through the apprenticeship scheme since the sector has an ageing workforce and needs young recruits. There remains a need to increase the numbers of Welsh speaking staff to improve access to services for service users whose, first or preferred language is Welsh.

Job titles vary by employer and include (health) care workers, social care workers, support workers, domiciliary care workers and senior care officers.

Course content

A majority of training is provided in the workplace, however the college will require all learner to attend college based sessions to complete theory tasks and tests.

Entry requirements

All Apprentices must have an employer who can cover the NVQ criteria.

Must be at least 17½ years old. No formal qualifications are required but experience in Health and Social Care is desirable.


An apprenticeship is assessed as follows:

  • Completion of a portfolio of evidence
  • Work based observations
  • Theory based tasks and tests

Future opportunities

You can progress from:

Foundation Apprenticeship Level 2 to an Apprenticeship Level 3 and to a Higher Apprenticeship Level 5.

Further information

Work-Based Learning

Level 2 and 3

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Grŵp Llandrillo Menai directly.

Last updated date: 06 October 2016

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