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Level: 3

Location: Workplace

Years: 1

Weeks: 53

Hours: 1.00

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Concessions: 1200.00***

24+ Loan Amount: 2882.00****

Interview: Y

Course Summary

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.

Entry requirements

You need to be working in paid employment for a minimum of 16 hours a week. 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 or assistant in phlebotomy.


Course Content

You will take the Level 3 Diploma in a chosen health pathway – Maternity/Paediatrics, Pathology, Allied Healthcare Professional Support, Clinical Healthcare Support or Healthcare Support Services.

How will I be assessed?

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.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

Your employer will need to provide you with any Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required legally and to help you to undertake your role safely.

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 possibly advance into a more senior role within your workplace or, with further training, to professions such as nursing and midwifery.


*** Co-Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are entitled to any partial concessions.
**** Advanced Learner Loan: if you are aged 19 or over and want to study at Level 3, 4, 5 or 6, you could apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with the costs of your study. This is the fee that would need to be financed by a successful application for a loan. Alternatively, you or your employer could pay the fees directly.

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