Intermediate Health and Social Care (Level 2)
The number of adult social care jobs in England in 2015 was estimated at 1.55 million. An increase of 1% and 12,500 jobs since 2014. and these figures have risen in 2016.
The care sector is growing with lots of career options. One of the best ways to get started is by completing an Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care. It is a way to develop yourself and get a qualification while working and being paid.
The units below have to be completed successfully.
- Introduction to communication in health and social care
- Introduction to personal development in health and social care
- Introduction to equality and inclusion in health and social care
- Introduction to duty of care in health and social care
- Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care
- The role of the health and social care worker
- Implement person centred approaches in health and social care
- Contribute to health and safety in health and social care
- Handle information in health and social care settings
The qualifications are achieved through teaching, learning on the job, e-learning, workshops and assessment. On completion of the Apprenticeship the apprentice must be able to undertake the full range of duties, in the range of circumstances appropriate to the job, confidently and competently to the standard set by the industry.