Level 3 Health & Social Care Advanced Apprenticeship

Who is this Qualification for?

- Learners who have completed a Level 2 qualification and wish to progress on their career pathway
- Learners who are in a senior role in their workplace
- Learners who have 2 or 3 years of experience working as a Care/Support Worker but have no level 2 qualification

What are the entry requirements?

Candidates should have/be:

- Ideally you will be 18+ but you can undertake a Level 3 qualification from 16
- You need to be employed in a health and social care organisation and have significant experience (at least 1 year)
- You will need to be at level 1 in literacy and numeracy
- To have a DBS check
- Good interpersonal skills and the ability to lead
- Good communication skills (verbal and written)
- Be able to commit to the time needed to undertake this qualification
- Be prepared to be challenged as you will need to learn research techniques, evaluate and analyses information and improve your Functional skills

What is the duration of the course?

Level 3 Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care takes approximately 12 to 18 months to complete.

How can I progress in Health & Social Care?

After completing the Level 3 Apprenticeship in Health & Social Care, you can then progress onto the Level 4 or 5 Apprenticeship.  Once you have achieved the qualification it will enable you to work as a Team Leader, Deputy Manager and you could progress onto an Access to Nursing Course.

What Qualifications will I gain?

1. The Level 3 NVQ in Health & Social Care:
The National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) will be gained through on the job training and the assessment of this.

2. Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR):
Employment Rights and Responsibilities cover legislation and other key policies you need to know and understand, relevant to your job role.

3. Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT:
Functional Skills are qualifications in Maths, English and ICT that equip learners with the practical skills needed to learn, live and work successfully.

4. PLTS (Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills):
These are generic skills that are essential to life, learning and work. There are 6 PLTS:
- Independent Enquirers 
- Creative Thinkers 
- Reflective Learners 
- Team Workers 
- Self-managers 
- Effective Participators