HEALTH CARE SUPPORT WORKER APPRENTICESHIP

LEVEL: 2 APPRENTICESHIP
EXAMINING BOARD: CITY & GUILDS
TYPE OF STUDY: FULL-TIME

This Apprenticeship is for anyone looking to work in a Health Care profession whether that be assisting in theatres, Nursing, Midwifery or in similar roles. 

If you are looking to gain some hands on practical experience before university, or considering a change of a career, this Apprenticeship can suit your needs.

As part of this Apprenticeship you will work in a clinical setting such as medical centre, surgical centre, critical care unit, in theatres or on a maternity ward.

Your duties will involve looking after the wellbeing and comfort of patients. Possible duties will be supporting people with their personal care needs, monitoring patient’s conditions and taking physiological measurements.

The Level 2 Apprenticeship typically takes 13 months to complete and can be delivered within the work place or through day release. Upon completion you will receive a Level 2 Care Certificate. 

Once the qualification element of the Apprenticeship is completed you will prepare for an end point assessment. If needed functional skills will be taken during your Apprenticeship programme.

A good level of literacy, numeracy and communication. Ideally a pass in GCSE Mathematics and English at a C/4 or above.

You must be willing to undergo DBS checks.

How will I be assessed? 
You will assessed by a portfolio of coursework and evidence.

What progression opportunities are available?
You can progress onto a Level 3 Senior Health Care Support Worker Apprenticeship and go on to careers such as Nursing and Midwifery.