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Senior Healthcare Support Level 3 Apprenticeship

Programme Type: Advanced Apprenticeship Standard
Availability: Isle of Wight only

Is it for me?

If you're passionate about providing high quality compassionate, specialist health and social care this Apprenticeship will give you the knowledge you need to follow standards, policies and protocols to advance you career in a wide range of services including hospitals, community care and day case units.
Essential Information
Entry Requirements
No formal entry requirements
Course Length
18 months
Start Date
Set by the employer
Qualifications Achievable

Maths & English at Level 2 if required

Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support

Location(s)
Mainly in the workplace. Some knowledge sessions and testing may take place at one of our campuses.

What advice and guidance can I expect to receive?

From the time you contact us, during training, and after you complete your programme, our experienced staff are on hand to provide you with the help and advice you need to achieve your career aspirations. More information about the Careers Programme we offer can be found on our Support Page or contact one of our Recruitment and Careers Advisors using our Contact Form or by calling 01983 533926.

Overview

This Apprenticeship is suitable for Senior Healthcare Support workers delivering a range of clinical and non clinical healthcare or therapeutic tasks under the direct/indirect supervision of the registered healthcare practitioners.
What will I learn?

During the Apprenticeship you will gain a wide range of core knowledge and skills needed to make decisions within your area of responsibility. These will enable you to demonstrate best practice and act as a role model to supervise or guide the lesser experienced staff in your team. As part of your apprenticeship and diploma you will also select from one of the following options:

  • Adult nursing support
  • Maternity support
  • Theatre support
  • Mental health support
  • Children and young people support
  • Allied health profession – therapy support
What does the Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support cover?

This qualification is made up of core units which include communication, effective handling of information, infection, prevention and control, mental wellbeing and mental health promotion. In addition to one of the optional units above.

How will I be assessed?

Throughout your Apprenticeship you will work alongside your Training Consultant to develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours you need to meet the requirements of the Standard. To ensure you are making progress your consultant will provide continuous assessment and provide you with regular feedback. On completion of your formal training you will demonstrate what you have learnt through a multiple-choice test, an observation of practice and a professional discussion.

Are there many jobs in this field?

This programme will give you the skills, knowledge and experience to work in a variety of roles and settings within the NHS and private care facilities. It will also give you the entry requirements you need to apply to university and become a registered healthcare practitioner.

Need to go deeper into the details of this Apprenticeship?

Full, up-to-date details of this Apprenticeship can be found on the Institute for Apprenticeships website here:

What can I do after this Apprenticeship?

On completion of this Apprenticeship you will be able to progress onto a degree level apprenticeship.

What advice and guidance can I expect to receive?

From the time you contact us, during training, and after you complete your programme, our experienced staff are on hand to provide you with the help and advice you need to achieve your career aspirations. More information about the Careers Programme we offer can be found on our Support Page or contact one of our Recruitment and Careers Advisors using our Contact Form or by calling 01983 533926.

Contact us now and get onto your career-boosting Apprenticeship

Newport Old Grammar School Campus: 01983 533926

Portsmouth Campus: 02392 374752