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These apprenticeships are ideal for those wishing to gain new skills in the healthcare profession. Learners cover areas ranging from promoting communication in health and implementing duty of care to more specialist skills such as administering medication to individuals and monitoring the effects.

Course details

The component qualifications required for an Intermediate Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care - Health Sector (England) are as follows:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care
  • Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (QCF)
  • Award in Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health and Social Care
  • Functional skills Maths and English Level 1
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

For further information and current vacancies visit

Where can I progress to?

There are opportunities for candidates to progress to an Advanced Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care if appropriate. Candidates can seek employment in both the Health and Social Care sector, including Domiciliary Care, Nursing and Residential Homes

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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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