Clinical Healthcare Advanced (Apprenticeship)

Clinical Healthcare Advanced (Apprenticeship)

Study Mode: Part Time
Course Level: Level 3

Where will this course lead?

To develop your competency and knowledge within the sector and you may also progress to further training dependent on your workplace needs.

What will I study?

You will complete the advanced apprenticeship in Clinical Healthcare.

- Introduction to personal development
- Introduction to communication
- Introduction to duty of care
- Introduction to equality and inclusion
- Contribute to health and safety
- The role of the health and social care worker
- Implement person centred approaches
- Safeguarding and protection
- Handle information
- Principles of infection control
- Causes and spread of infection

Additional mandatory units required by the Health pathway framework only:
- Understand the process of dementia
- Understand Mental Health Problems
- Undertake Physiological Measurements

Example of Optional Units
- Introduction to the role of the health trainer
- Provide support to maintain and develop skills
- Undertake stoma care
- Promote positive behaviour
- Prepare for and carry out extended feeding techniques
- Advise and inform individuals on managing their condition
- Carry out vision screening
- Perform routine Electrocardiograph

How will this course be delivered?

This will be delivered within your workplace and you will be required to attend college sessions to complete the functional skills components. Within some NHS trusts we require learners to attend weekly college sessions.

What qualifications will I get?

Clinical Healthcare Diploma Level 3
Certificate Preparing to work in Adult Social Care Level 3
Functional Skills in Mathematics and English (both at Level 2)
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills in Health (EPLS) Level 3

How will I be assessed?

Combinations of methods are used to assess vocational competence and knowledge. Methods include; examinations for functional skills, work-based assessments and portfolio building.
English and maths skills are developed in a supportive classroom environment and are assessed through an end examination which is taken when the learner is ready.

Learners also undertake and investigation and team task within the EPLS which helps develop responsibility and accountability.

How do I get a place on the course?

Speak to your manager to gain agreement for the course and then contact the college. Alternatively look on the National apprenticeship website for current vacancies you can apply for.

What are the entry requirements?

You need to be working within the clinical environment and on a contract of 16 hours or more a week. HCA or clinical support workers - Those who support health care activities and work across a range of clinical areas and provide care for patients. The learner works under the direction of the practitioner.

What else do I need to know?

You will need to be able to set time aside for your private study to achieve the course.

How much will this course cost?
There is a contributory element which will be paid by your employer of £500.

What can I do after this course?

You can be fully equipped within your role in the clinical area and may wish to progress to further studies or other responsible roles.

Have a question about the course?
Please contact Admissions on 0121 678 7000 with any queries.
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N/A For 16 to 18 Year Olds