Healthcare Support Worker Apprenticeship Level 2
Put your practical skills to the test as you take your first steps towards a career in healthcare. Working as part of a team, a healthcare support worker provides high-quality and compassionate care to individuals.
As an apprentice, you will prepare individuals for healthcare activities
carried out for other members of the healthcare team and will look after them
before, during or after those activities in line with their care plan. In
addition, you will carry out non-clinical duties that may vary dependent on your
role. These duties could include keeping records, making beds or returning or
cleaning clinical equipment.
Internally and externally assessed.
End Point Assessment including an externally assessed:
- Multiple Choice Question
- Learning Journal
- Professional Discussion
Final decision and grade confirmed as Pass, Merit or Distinction.
Benefits / Skills
Career ProgressionHealthcare Support Worker As a healthcare support worker you will assist patients with basic hygiene activities and work closely with other healthcare professionals. In addition, you will administer medication to patients, take vital signs, report findings, and collect, store and label biological specimens. Progression opportunities Below are some Leeds City College apprenticeships you could potentially progress on to once you have completed this programme:
Senior Healthcare Support Worker Apprenticeship Level 3
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Lead Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship Level 3
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Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship Level 2
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Typically 15 months
Together the health and social care sectors employ one in ten of the working population.
94.7% of apprentices found out college induction useful and it provided them with the knowledge required for their course.
Three quarters (75%) of apprentices who had never worked before starting their apprenticeship, remained in paid work after completing their apprenticeship.
What do people enjoy most about being an apprentice?
The most enjoyable aspect for most of our apprentices is the work experience they gain while on the programme. For those used to theory-based lessons, they find it refreshing that the majority of the apprenticeship is practical training. They also like the fact that they are being paid for learning new skills!
How long does an apprenticeship last?
This will depend on the apprenticeship you want to complete. All of our apprenticeship course pages make it clear what the duration of the programme is, so please check these carefully.