12 to 24 months
What will I study?
Whilst studying an Apprenticeship you will work towards demonstrating your knowledge (at college) and competence (at work) in the following units:
Intermediate Apprenticeship units include:
- Communication and rights in health and social care services
- Individual needs in health and social care sectors
- Cultural diversity
- Understanding body systems
Advanced Apprenticeship units include:
- Developing effective communication
- Equality, diversity and rights
- Health, safety and security
- Development through the life stages
How will I be assessed?
The course is assessed through observation, knowledge questions and the development of a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate competence. There is also a requirement to complete the following elements: employee rights and responsibilities workbook and personal learning and thinking skills.
GCSE Grade C (or equivalent) in Maths and English. Vocational Assessment required.
On successful completion of an Advanced Apprenticeship you can progress on to Higher Education and study for an NVQ Level 4 or a Foundation Degree or train towards a nursing/teaching qualification.