Advanced Apprenticeship in Health (Clinical Healthcare Support)

Eastleigh College
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

Advanced Apprenticeship in Clinical Health

What career opportunities can this lead to?

These qualifications can help you to progress in a wide range of healthcare roles including:

  • Healthcare assistant
  • Healthcare administrator
  • Cleaner
  • Caretaker
  • Maintenance person
  • Security officer
  • Records manger
  • Kitchen assistant/Supervisor/Manager
  • Phlebotomist
  • Hospital porter
  • Administrator

What are the entry requirements?

Clinical healthcare support workers/healthcare assistants provide vital assistance to healthcare professionals in diagnosing, treating and caring for patients. Clinical healthcare support workers work in a variety of healthcare settings, depending upon their role, including:

  • a specific hospital department (e.g. stroke care, gastroenterology or oncology)
  • a community clinic or health centre
  • patients homes
  • care homes
  • a GP clinic

It is possible that clinical healthcare support workers/ healthcare assistants may undertake either an Intermediate or an Advanced Apprenticeship. This is because the same job title is used within the health sector for roles which may have a wide variety of duties and differing levels of responsibility.

What does this programme involve?

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 clinical healthcare support skills. To achieve the Level 3 Diploma in Clinical Healthcare Support, learners must achieve 65 credits overall; 35 credits from the mandatory units and a minimum of 30 credits from the optional units available. At least 16 of these optional credits must be from the level 3/4 units. The Mandatory units are: The role of the health and social care worker The principles of infection prevention and control Causes and spread of infection Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care Cleaning, decontamination and waste management Engage in personal development in health, social care or children's and young people's settings Promote communication in health, social care or children's and young people's settings Promote equality and inclusion in health, social care or children's and young people's settings Promote and implement health and safety in health and social care Promote person centred approaches in health and social care Promote good practice in handling information in health and social care settings Principles for implementing duty of care in health, social care or children's and young people's settings

How is the programme taught and assessed?

Once you have enrolled onto the programme you will be assigned an assessor that will visit you in the workplace regularly. They will complete assessment plans and reviews with you to keep you on target. They will support you in the collection of the required evidence needed for your qualification through different assessment methods such as; professional discussion, observations, written questions, verbal questions, witness statements and any assignments.

What else do I need to know?

Clinical duties for an Advanced Apprenticeship may include all of the above plus:

  • taking physiological measurements
  • carrying out an extended range of more complex delegated clinical tasks such as performing routine ECG procedures, wound care or catheter care
  • supervising junior team members

Within the apprenticeship framework you will need to complete the Employers Rights and Responsibility unit along with maths and English Functional skills at level 2.

Fees & How do I apply?

You may be eligible for fee support or a loan. To find out an accurate cost, based on your individual circumstances, please contact us via the website link below or via an enquiry.

Visit Website Make Enquiry

Write A Review Of Advanced Apprenticeship in Health (Clinical Healthcare Support)