Health and Social Care Apprenticeship





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About the course

The Level 2 Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care (HSC) is on-the-job training, working in any type of Health and Social Care setting.You will attend College one day a week, studying the Certificate in HSC, as well as English, ICT and Maths Functional Skills. The course can last for up to two years and you will be paid a wage by your employer. 

Entry Requirements

You must have a job providing you with a minimum of 30 hours of work per week and paying a minimum of £3.30 per hour

Desirable Requirements:

  • Maths GCSE Grade C/D
  • ICT GCSE Grade C/D
  • English GCSE Grade C/D
What will I do on this course?

You will attend college to complete your Functional Skills and HSC Certificate for one day a week. The HSC certificate is the underpinning knowledge for the HSC Diploma. The diploma is made up of mandatory and optional units which will be assessed by written tasks, tests and or observations of your work.

  • Diploma in Health and Social Care
  • Certificate in Health and Social Care
  • Employer Rights and Responsibility
  • Functional Skills ICT
  • Functional Skills Maths
  • Functional Skills English
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
Who is it for?

If you are friendly, active and interested in Health and Social Care then perhaps this course will be of interest to you. If you are ready to learn but worried about the pace of the qualification, the apprenticeship route could be the ideal way of developing your skills.

How to apply

Apply online

How Is this course assessed?

You will be observed in the workplace and will gather evidence to prove you can do the job at a Level 2 standard. You will complete set assignments to prove your knowledge of the profession and tests to prove your ability to apply English, Maths and ICT in everyday situations. Reviews are completed with your employer giving you regular feedback on your progress.

What could I do next?

Once you have completed the Level 2 HSC Apprenticeship. It may be possible to progress to the following:

  • Level 3 HSC Diploma/Apprenticeship
  • Level 3 Children and Young Peoples Workforce Diploma/Apprenticeship
  • Level 3 Youthwork Diploma/Apprenticeship

You will need an interview for this course



How old will you be when the course starts?

16-18 19+
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