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Health & Social Care Intermediate Apprenticeship at Harlow College

Course description

Social care is the term given to a wide range of care and support for people with assessed need. This framework provides a suitable way to meet the development and qualification needs of a variety of roles and job titles, including care workers, community, support and outreach workers, personal assistance, domiciliary care workers, supervisors and senior care workers. The apprenticeship framework is inclusive of emerging roles in adult social care.

The framework consists of:

  • Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults)
  • Key skills in English and Maths.
  • Communications & Application of Number Level 1
  • Level 2 Award in Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care, Children and Young People's Settings
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (mapped in Certificate and Diploma)

To achieve full framework you will need to pass all elements of the course

Entry requirements

Whilst there are no formal criteria, those who successfully complete apprenticeships and continue to work in the sector most often exhibit empathy, care and interest in others and want to work in social care. It is a requirement to undergo an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) check. You must also be working in the sector and be in suitable employment.

You will need to undertake a skills scan relevant to the Health and Social care sector including a basic skills assessment.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 14 April 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Throughout the year