Healthcare: Support Worker - Level 2 Apprenticeship - CCCG
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Healthcare: Support Worker - Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship


Duration: 1 Year
Location: Workplace and College
Sector: Health and Social care

About the Course

Senior Healthcare Support Workers help registered practitioners deliver healthcare services to people. As an experienced support worker, you carry out a range of clinical and non-clinical healthcare or therapeutic tasks, under the direct or indirect supervision of the registered healthcare practitioner.

You'll provide high-quality, compassionate healthcare, following standards, policies or protocols and always acting within the limits of your competence. You may work in a range of services e.g. hospital, community, health or day case unit, birth centre or midwifery-led unit, someone’s home, operating theatre, nursing or care home, assessment centre, hospice, school, prison, GP surgery, charity or voluntary organisation; working in partnership with individuals, families, carers and other service providers. Learners can opt for 6 different options which include – adult nursing, maternity support, theatre support, mental health support, children and young people support, therapy support.

Entry criteria

Apprentices will be required to have or achieve level 1 English and Maths and to have taken level 2 English and Maths tests prior to completion of their Apprenticeship.

How is the apprentice assessed?

Apprenticeships are assessed by classroom study coursework and assessments along with on-the-job practicals.

Occupational profile

On completion of this course, you can progress onto further study in this field or into a career in the health and social care sector.


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