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Level: 2

Location: Workplace

Years: 2

Interview: Y

Course Summary

The Advanced Apprenticeship takes your knowledge, understanding and skills to the next level. You will be equipped with the abilities and confidence to work on your own initiative and will be well prepared for supervisory roles in the health sector.

Entry requirements

The apprenticeship is aimed at learners aged 16 and over who are working in healthcare settings such as hospitals, GP practices, medical centres and nursing homes. You need to be working in a role such as healthcare worker.

Course Content

The apprenticeship framework consists of:
  • The Level 3 Diploma in a chosen health pathway –  Healthcare Support Services
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English at Level 2 or above
  • The Level 2 Extended Award in Workskills for Effective Learning and Employment. This will deliver the Employment Rights and Responsibilities and the Personal Learning and Thinking Skills requirements of the apprenticeship.

How will I be assessed?

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?


What can I do after this course?

Further study
You could progress to further qualifications such as the Access to Nursing programme at Derby College.

You can advance into a more senior or management role at work.

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