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Health & Social Care

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This apprenticeship is designed for applicants who are in paid employment within Health and Social Care, to achieve the theory and practical elements of the qualifications which recognise the skills they gain in the workplace.

Course details

Qualifications gained:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care (Adults) (Competence Based Element)
  • Level 3 certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (Knowledge Based Element) (To be agreed)
  • Employment rights and responsibilities
  • Functional Skills in Mathematics at Level 2 and English at Level 2 for those who are not exempt. Functional Skills are assessed and achieved through examination.
Entry guidelines

Apprentices must be in paid employment of at least 30 hours per week. Apprenticeships where the Apprentice is working and studying for less than 30 hours per week are by exception only. In any circumstances the Apprentice must not work for less than 16 hours per week.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Additional Information

The length of the programme is 12 - 18 months. Please note this is dependent on experience, capability, commitment and qualifications previously obtained. For further information and current vacancies visit

Where can I progress to?

Completion of the Advanced Apprenticeship will stand you in good stead for progression onto Higher Education in subjects like nursing or midwifery and operating department practitioner roles in the care sector or management roles in care homes. Progression to:

  • Higher Education
  • Care Manager
  • Day Care Manager
  • Senior Support Worker
  • Senior Healthcare Assistant

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When does this course run?

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm (all year round) and Wednesdays and Thursdays 10am-6.30pm (term time only).

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