Health and Social Care

Course Information

Health and Social Care Level 2

Duration: 12 months
Course code: 444
Awarding body: Skillsfirst

Who is this course for? It is suitable for learners who wish to work or are currently working in a supervised role with adults in health and social care, such as:

  • healthcare assistants/support workers in the community
  • healthcare assistants/support workers in primary care and acute health
    environments
  • care assistants/ key workers in residential settings and those providing domiciliary and day services
  • support workers in supported living projects
  • community-based care assistants, support workers or key workers in specialist areas, such as dementia and learning disabilities

Health and Social Care Level 3

Duration: 18 months
Course code: 444
Awarding body: Skillsfirst

Who is this course for? This qualification can also be used by anyone in a supervisory position as part of their CPD. It achieves this by confirming supervisory competency in many areas
such as:

Mental health
Dementia
Learning disabilities
General health care

This qualification has been created for roles such as:

  • Care assistants/support workers/key workers in residential settings
  • Healthcare assistants / support workers in community and primary care environments
  • Healthcare assistants / support workers in acute health environments
  • Care assistants/support workers/key workers in domiciliary services
  • Care assistants/support workers/key workers in day services
  • Support workers in supported living projects
  • Community-based care assistants/ support workers/key workers, including those working in specialist areas e.g. dementia, learning disabilities
  • Personal assistants employed directly by the individual they support or their families
  • Emerging new types of workers and multidisciplinary health roles crossing traditional service barriers and delivery models.

Healthcare Support Services Level 2

Duration: 18 months
Course code: 474
Awarding body: Edexcel/Pearson

Who is this course for? The purpose of this qualification is to guide and assess the development of knowledge and skills relating to the health workforce. This qualification confirms competence in a range of healthcare support service skills. Potential job roles include:

  • Administrative assistant/administrator
  • Caretaker/maintenance person
  • Cleaner
  • Customer service assistant/manager
  • Database administrator
  • Gardener
  • Health records clerk
  • Hospital porter
  • Kitchen assistant/porter
  • Library assistant
  • Personal assistant (PA)
  • Receptionist
  • Records manager
  • Security officer/manager
  • Stock control/replenishment assistant
  • Stores assistant
  • Technical support person
  • Van driver

Leadership and Management in Care Level 5

Duration: 24 months
Course code: 584
Awarding body: Skillsfirst

Who is this course for? This qualification aims to guide and assess development of knowledge, understanding and skills in management and advanced practice within health and social care and children and young people’s services. This qualification confirms competence in these areas and serves as the required qualifications for registration and regulatory requirements in the sector in England. This qualification has been created for roles such as:

  • Managers of residential services
  • Assistant managers of residential services
  • Assistant managers
  • Senior care workers
  • Day service managers
  • Day service assistant managers
  • Managers of domiciliary services
  • Assistant mangers of domiciliary services
  • Managers of community based services

What do I do now?

Click on the button below the course your are interested in to apply. Alternatively, please contact us on 0151 650 6933 or email enquiries@progresstoexcellence.co.uk to find out more information about any of our courses.

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New Standards Coming In December

From 1 January 2018, Apprentices will be able to register for Health and Social Care Standards. Contact our team to discuss the new standards in more detail.