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Healthcare Support Worker – Apprenticeship (Standard)

Healthcare support workers (HCSWs) work as part of a team providing high quality and compassionate care to individuals. You will carry out well-defined routine clinical duties like monitoring an individual’s conditions (e.g. by checking blood pressure, temperature or weight), checking on their overall progress, comfort and wellbeing.

During this apprenticeship, you will be required to learn the following knowledge, skills and behaviours:
– Communication
– Health Intervention
– Person Centred Care & Support
– Dementia, cognitive issues, mental health
– Basic Life Support
– Physiological Measurements
– Personal & People Development
– Health, Safety & Security
– Duty of Care
– Safeguarding
– Infection Prevention & Control
– Moving & Handling
– Equality & Diversity

Alongside this you will meet the 15 standards required by the Care Quality Commission as set out in the Care Certificate.

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Anytime from Aug 2021 : North Devon : Part-time
Course Code : AB203 (2021)
Level : Level 2
Duration : 1 Year

Cost : Total Fee £3000

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Course details

Assessments

The end-point assessment consists of a multiple Choice test, observation of practice and a portfolio of evidence with an interview.

Entry Requirements

If you do not already have a Level 2 English and maths, you will need to achieve this before the end of your apprenticeship.

Progression

Upon completion of this apprenticeship, you will be a competent and job-ready Healthcare Support Worker. You can work in a range of services such as a midwifery led unit, someone’s home, operating theatre, nursing or care home, assessment centre, hospice, school, prison, GP surgery, charity or voluntary organisation. You may also be able to undertake a Senior Healthcare Support Worker apprenticeship.

Facilities and resources

As an apprentice, you will have full access to the college facilities.

FAQs

Q: Do I need to be working in a health care setting to complete this qualification?

A: Yes, you need to be able to demonstrate practical skills and these will be assessed in the workplace.

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Staring Date : 01/08/2021
Course Code : AB203 (2021) North Devon campus Apply

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