Level 2 Health & Social Care Intermediate Apprenticeship
What work tasks would a Level 2 Health & Social Care Apprentice complete?
- Work in a
- Support the people (who need support) to remain independent - this may involve carrying out personal care or helping to feed an individual
- Promote rights and choices
- Uphold dignity and respect
- Be caring, compassionate and trustworthy
What are the entry requirements?
Candidates must be aged 16 or over and should have/be:
- An up to date DBS check
- Trustworthy, caring and compassionate
- Good interpersonal skills
- Good communication skills
- Physically fit as there may be some lifting and handling tasks
- Able to commit to working unsociable hours any day of the week
- Prepared to meet challenges i.e deaths
What is the duration of the course?
Level 2 Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care takes approximately 12 to 15 months to complete.
How can I progress in Health & Social Care?
After completing the Level 2 Apprenticeship in Health & Social Care, you can then progress onto the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship. Once you have achieved the L2 qualification it will enable you to work in the NHS as a Health Care Assistant or you may want to go and be a personal assistant and support someone in their own home.
What Qualifications will I gain?
1. The Level 2 NVQ in Health & Social Care:
The National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) will be gained through on the job training and the assessment of this.
2. Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR):
Employment Rights and Responsibilities cover legislation and other key policies you need to know and understand, relevant to your job role.
3. Functional Skills in English,
Functional Skills are qualifications in Maths,
4. PLTS (Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills):
These are generic skills that are essential to life, learning and work. There are 6 PLTS:
- Independent Enquirers
- Creative Thinkers
- Reflective Learners
- Team Workers
- Effective Participators