Health and Social Care Apprenticeships (Adult Care)

What does the industry have to offer?

The Adult Care industry is rapidly growing and offers many opportunities. It is a very satisfying and rewarding area to work in. If you are a people person then this could be the career for you.

What is an Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care?

An Apprenticeship offers an opportunity to gain qualifications whilst you are working. You will get high quality work experience in your chosen occupational area, develop your CV with nationally recognised qualifications as well as enjoy a salary and all of the perks of working for a company. This Apprenticeship is aimed at people with an interest in working in Health and Social Care and is aimed at those who want to work or are already working in the Health and Social Care industry, including carers in residential care homes, support workers in the community and auxiliaries working in hospitals.

Is it the type of Apprenticeship for me?

In general you will need to be able to be calm, friendly, helpful, organised and able to use your own initiative. You will need to be prepared for hard work, learn varied tasks, be flexible and possess good communication skills. Whatever your GCSE grades or experience we will recommend an appropriate starting point for your adult care qualification.

What will I do?

You will have the opportunity to experience:

  • Promoting communication
  • Engaging in personal development
  • Promoting  equality and inclusion
  • Principles for implementing duty of care
  • Principles of safeguarding and protection
  • The role of the Health and Social Care worker
  • Promoting  and implementing health and safety
  • Promoting good practice in handling information
  • Promoting person centred approach

What qualifications will I gain?

Intermediate Apprenticeship

  • Diploma in Health and Social Care level 2
  • Certificate in Preparing to work in Health and Social Care level 2
  • Qualifications in English and mathematics
  • Employment rights and responsibilities level 2

Advanced Apprenticeship

  • Diploma in Health and Social Care level 3
  • Certificate in Preparing to work in Health and Social Care level 3
  • Employment in rights and responsibilities level 2
  • Qualifications in English and mathematics

How will CWT support you to gain your qualifications?

  • Appoint a designated Training Advisor to guide and support you
  • Assist you in securing employment of your choice
  • Provide Functional Skills workshops to develop your skills
  • Undertake quarterly progress reviews with you and your work place supervisor
  • Offer immediate contact and information through an on-line communication hub
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • PLTS (Personal Learning and Thinking Skills)

How long will it take to gain my qualification?

Intermediate Apprenticeship at level 2 will take approximately 12 months to complete; with a following 16 months to achieve the Advanced Apprenticeship at level 3. Due to the sensitive nature of work a police CRB check will be completed in line with required regulations.

How do I know this is right for me?

For information contact us on 024 7623 1122  or apply online.

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