Health & Social Care
This apprenticeship covers a wide range of job roles on 2 pathways: the adult social care pathway and the health care pathway. This could mean working in the NHS, the private sector, local authorities or in the voluntary sectors. in a range of care environments including hospitals, health centres, educational and community centres, residential homes and advice centres.
Our Health and Social Care apprenticeships provide learners with the knowledge and skills needed to work in a variety of health and social care settings. From helping people with a particular need to providing vital assistance to healthcare professionals in the care of patients.
You’ll be helping people with a particular need such as the disabled, the elderly or people with learning disabilities in their everyday life. This type of care usually takes place in the home, in care homes or in the community. It can include anything from helping people get dressed to transporting them to and from a residential home or taking them shopping.
You could work in hospitals, the community, hospices or private clinics as a healthcare support worker or a healthcare assistant. You could be supporting doctors and nurses or helping patients in hospital wards or their homes by serving food and making and changing beds.
Health & Social Care is an Apprenticeship Standard which can be studied at two levels: Intermediate or Advanced. It consists of a number of qualifications.