Aimed at learners who are working in healthcare settings such as hospitals, GP practices, medical centres and nursing homes, this course enables you to develop knowledge, understanding and skills to progress your career in the health sector.
You need to be working in paid employment in a healthcare environment as a healthcare worker in a maternity and paediatric setting.
You will undertake the level 3 Health Diploma specialist Maternity and Paediatric pathway.
You will attend fortnightly class sessions with the tutor to fulfil the knowledge evidence requirements of the programme. You will be allocated an assessor who will visit you in the workplace to action plan your progress, observe your practice and assess your portfolio of work.
You can progress to an Access to Health course, Foundation degree in Health and Social care or pre nursing programme.
You can advance your career in roles such as senior health care worker or support worker.