Clinical Healthcare Intermediate (Apprenticeship)

Clinical Healthcare Intermediate (Apprenticeship)

Study Mode: Part Time
Course Level: Level 2

Where will this course lead?

To develop your competency and knowledge within the sector and you may also progress to an advanced apprenticeship.

What will I study?

You will complete the intermediate 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
- Causes and spread of infection.
- Principles of infection control.

Additional mandatory units required by the framework:
- Level 2 Dementia Awareness
- Level 3 Understand Mental Health Problems
Example of Optional Units
- Register donors at blood donation sessions
- Support individuals undergoing healthcare activities
- Provide support for mobility
- Understand how to work in end of life care
- Provide support to manage pain and discomfort
- Support individuals to meet personal care needs
- Provide support for therapy sessions
- Obtain and test specimens from individuals

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 2
Certificate Preparing to work in Adult Social Care Level 2
Functional Skills in Mathematics and English (both at Level 1) if appropriate
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills in Health (EPLS) Level 2

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.

What else do I need to know?

You will need to be able to set aside time on a regular basis for private study in order to complete your work. How much will this course cost? There is a contributory element which will be paid by your employer of £350.

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