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Apprenticeship Standard: Senior Healthcare Support Worker L3

This Apprenticeship could be a good first step for anyone looking to progress into the Healthcare industry and begin a fulfilling career in healthcare. This 18-month taught programme involves assessment of both knowledge and competency in the workplace.

Why Choose This Course?

This Apprenticeship will provide all the skills needed to progress into employment as a Healthcare Support Worker. This course includes one taught day a week in College and will include teaching modules such as Care Certificate, Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare support, Academic study skills including preparation for progression and Clinical skills sessions. You will also undertake work experience in different departments and settings and undertake Preparation for End Point Assessment. You will also have bi-monthly workplace visits from a Training Advisor/Assessor. You will have access to our industry-standard Nursing Simulation Suites with the most up-to-date equipment.

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Start date: 09/09/2024

Course code
APSHSW324T
Level
Level 3
Location
Truro College
Duration
2 years 6 months
Qualification
Apprenticeship

What Will I Learn?

Course Content

Core Knowledge and Competency Requirements:

Health and Wellbeing

  • Understand how to carry out routine and complex clinical or therapeutic tasks, the care plans and delegation protocols used within own organisation.
  • Be able to assist registered healthcare practitioners with clinical or therapeutic tasks; follow care plans; notice and report changes.

Duty of Care and Candour, Safeguarding, Equality and Diversity

  • Understand legislation, policies and local ways of working about duty of care, candour, raising concerns, safeguarding protection from abuse, diversity and equality.

Theatre Support

  • Assist healthcare practitioners with delegated clinical tasks.
  • Support service users.
  • Safe and appropriate use of equipment and resources.

Children and Young People

  • Assist with clinical tasks.
  • Support activities of daily living.
  • Support child development.

Allied Health Profession – Therapy Support

  • Assist with delegated therapeutic or clinical tasks and interventions.
  • Support, educate and enable individuals with their health and wellbeing.
  • Safe and appropriate use of equipment and resources.
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Where Will It Take Me?

Upon successful completion of the Level 3 Senior Healthcare Support Worker qualification, learners will have the opportunity to progress onto courses such as Operating Department Practitioner and Nursing Associate. Alternatively, learners can look for full time employment within the Healthcare industry.

Entry Requirements

Applicants for this apprenticeship need to be aged 18 or above and already be working within a Healthcare role. For school leavers looking to progress onto this pathway once they are 18, a relevant Level 2 qualification alongside maths and English is recommended.

The following entry criteria apply:

  • English GCSE A-C (4-9) or Functional Skills Level 2.
  • Working on a substantive contract.
  • Working a minimum or 30 hours a week.
  • Will have work based support.
  • Will be released one day a week to the College.
  • Will have support to achieve the 20% off-the-job requirement.

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What you could earn

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£56,979

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