Health & Social Care Apprenticeship: Employer Guide
The Apprenticeship Framework
There are three main strands to an Apprenticeship, known as the Framework: a competence-based element, a technical element and a skills element. As part of the framework the Apprentice will study the Award in Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care and Young People’s Settings plus Key Skills in Communication and Application of Number at the appropriae level, and Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.
Apprenticeship The Apprentice will achieve a Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) and a Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care.
Module of study include: communication; personal development; equality and inclusion; duty of care; principles of safeguarding and protection; the role of the health and social care worker; implement person-centred approaches; health and safety; information handling.
Advanced Apprenticeship The Apprentice will achieve a Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care (Adults) and a Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care. Modules of study include: promote communication, engage in personal development, promote equality and inclusion, principles for implementing duty of care, principles of safeguarding and protection, the role of the health and social care worker, promote person-centred approaches, promote and implement health and safety, promote good practice in handling information.