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Apprenticeship (Programme Led) Health and Social Care NVQ 2

West Nottinghamshire College

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Apprenticeship (Programme Led) Health and Social Care NVQ 2 Overview This apprenticeship is programme led, which means you will study towards a recognised qualification at college as well as gaining valuable work experience on a placement. This is a non-employed trainee position. If you are interested in pursuing a career as a care assistant then this is the apprenticeship for you. Description Your apprenticeship will cover: Supporting the care, protection and wellbeing of adults in either age group 18-65 or 65+ with either learning or physical disabilities. Working as part of a team to provide the best possible care. Main areas of care including personal care, ensuring a safe environment, communication skills, building independence. Completing records for individuals. Demonstrating health and safety practice. How long is the course? Depending on the individual the course normally lasts one year to eighteen months. How will I be assessed? You will spend three days a week on work placement and one day a week in the college. Success rates The success rate is 75% for the health and social care apprenticeship. What will I study? As part of your apprenticeship you will cover the following: NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care VRQ Technical Certificate Level 2 in Health and Social Care Key skills level 1 in application of number Key skills level 1 in communication Employer rights and responsibilities Health and safety training CRB check. What does the course lead to? At the end of your apprenticeship you will have a recognised qualification as well as the necessary skills and experience to support your future career in care. You can progress onto the level 3 if your aim is to advance to a supervisory level. What can I go on to study? In order to progress to higher roles such as a supervisory or a senior role you will need to study the level 3 advanced apprenticeship in health and social care. How much does it cost? 16-18 year olds who apply for this apprenticeship may be eligible for the EMA (Educational Maintenance Allowance). The Adult Learning Grant may be available for 19+ year olds. College travel will be accessible and contributions to travel costs will be paid. There will be the opportunity to access Wheels to Work (moped) and the Student Union.

Apprenticeship (Programme Led) Health and Social Care NVQ 2 Overview This apprenticeship is programme led, which means you will study towards a recognised qualification at college as well as gaining valuable work experience on a placement. This is a non-employed trainee position. If you are interested in pursuing a career as a care assistant then this is the apprenticeship for you. Description...

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