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Health and Social Care Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship at Amersham and Wycombe College

Course description

If you are over the age of 18 an Advanced Apprenticeship allows you to gain a nationally recognised qualification whilst working in paid employment. Your programme will be up to 24 months depending on your age and experience. To commence your Advanced Apprenticeship you need to be working in the Adult care industry.


Course content

The Apprenticeship framework programme consists of six elements:
Technical Certificate / Underpinning Skills and Knowledge element:
Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
Competence based element:
Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (QCF)
Functional Skills:
Maths and English at level 2
Employment Rights & Responsibilities (ERR)
Personal Learning & Thinking Skills

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this Apprenticeship; however you will need to be employed for at least 30 contracted hours per week in the vocational setting that you wish to do your Apprenticeship in.



You will be allocated a college assessor who will visit you in your place of work and help you to build a portfolio of evidence against the National Standards of your Apprenticeship.


Future opportunities

Your Advanced Apprenticeship Qualification will enable you to progress to the following qualification and you may be able to gain credit for the work you have already done.
• Work based Foundation Degree


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Amersham and Wycombe College directly.

Last updated date: 18 January 2016
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