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Health and Social Care - Higher Apprenticeship - Level 4

Overview

This qualification is designed to equip health and social care practitioners with the skills and knowledge needed to care for others in a broad range of health or social care settings.

Entry requirements

You will need to be aged 16 years and over and in a senior position with a Level 3 Lead Adult Care Worker or equivalent role.

You will need to be working within a health and social care environment for a minimum of 16 hours per week.

You will undertake a Level 2 diagnostic assessment for maths and English prior to enrolment. You will need to achieve a minimum of a 50% score in both subjects to ensure a place on the apprenticeship programme. If you has passed maths and English GCSE with a grade A* to C or Key skills at level 2, you will be required to evidence this with a certificate/s which will then result in exemption from undertaking the maths and English functional skills qualification within the apprenticeship framework.

How long is the course?

18 – 24 months 

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How will I be assessed?

All units will be assessed via assignments, witness testimonies, reflective accounts, professional discussion and observations.

What will I study?

You will study a number of units including the following:

  • The role of a health and social care worker
  • Health and safety
  • Equality and inclusion
  • Personal development

Study programmes

It is an entry requirement for some courses to have gained GCSEs A*-C in English and maths (see entry requirements). If the entry requirements to a course do not require A*-C in these subjects, and you haven’t already gained GCSEs A*-C in English and maths before joining us, you will continue to study English and maths as part of your programme and take appropriate qualifications in these subjects with the aim of achieving A* to C grade. In addition, to help you gain essential skills for employment, every student aged under 19 and studying a full-time course at college will take part in our study programmes alongside their main subject qualification. Find out more.

What can I go on to study?

Apprenticeship in Leadership for Health and Social Care (QCF) - Level 5 which includes Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care (QCF) - Level 5.

How do I apply?

For more information contact us on 0808 100 3626 or email: enquiries@wnc.ac.uk

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