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Health and Social Care Intermediate Apprenticeship at Sandwell College

Course description

This course is ideal for candidates already working in the area of Health and Social care or wishing to pursue a career in Health and Social care. Apprentices are usually aged 19+.

Course content

Apprentices attend college full time for the first four weeks to study preliminary units of the programme. For the rest of the programme, you will spend four days in your work placement and one day in college each week.

If you are already employed, you will attend college one day a week from the start of your programme.

While at the College, you will study for a technical certificate and learn key skills. Your NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care is undertaken in the workplace.



Entry requirements

You will need to attend a formal interview and skills assessment at the College. You will also need to secure a work placement before starting an apprenticeship, although the College can assist you with this.




A range of assessments will be an important part of this qualification, including work placement observations, on-line computerised testing, oral questioning, professional discussions and assignments.

Future opportunities

Successful completion of this apprenticeship enables you to progress on to Advanced programmes. These apprenticeships are an excellent gateway to permanent employment.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 01 June 2016

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