Apprentice nurse demonstrating fall pendant to elderly person

Health & Social Care

A career in Health & Social Care brings with it rewards associated with supporting vulnerable people in the community, supporting housing, specialised projects and residential or nursing homes.  You will develop essential skills that could lead you to be a nurse or social worker of the future. It’s a rewarding career in a growing sector with a huge variety of jobs with flexible working hours.

Progression opportunities

HSC Opps

 

What you will learn

Apprenticeship framework contents for Health and social care

Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care
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Mandatory Units

  • Introduction to communication in health and social care
  • Introduction to equality and inclusion in health and social care
  • Introduction to personal development in health and social care
  • Introduction to duty of care in health and social care
  • Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care
  • The role of the health and social care worker
  • Implement person centred approaches in health and social care
  • Handle information in health and social care settings

Optional Units

Group B

  • Principles of supporting an individual to maintain personal hygiene
  • Dementia awareness
  • Principles of infection prevention and control
  • ...and many more

Group C

  • Approaches to enable rights and choices for indi-viduals with dementia whilst minimising risks
  • Contribute to monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions
  • Support for journeys
  • ...and many more

Group D

  • Support individuals who are distressed
  • Support individuals to eat and drink
  • Support individuals undergoing healthcare activities
  • …and many more

 

Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care
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Mandatory Units

  • Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care
  • The role of the health and social care worker
  • Promote communication in health and social care
  • Engage in personal development in health and social care settings
  • Promote equality and inclusion in health and social care settings
  • Principles for implementing duty of care in health and social care settings
  • Promote person centres approaches in health and social care
  • Promote and implement health and safety in health and safety in health and social care
  • Promote good practice in handling information health and social care settings

Optional Units

Group B

  • Purpose and principles of independent advocacy
  • Understand mental wellbeing and mental health promotion
  • Understand the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person centres approach
  • ...and many more

Group C

  • Understand and meet the nutritional requirements of individuals with dementia
  • Provide support to continue recommended therapies
  • Implement therapeutic group activities
  • Support individual to support their finances
  • Support individuals during a period of change
  • ...and many more

 

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