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Higher Apprenticeship for Healthcare Assistant Practitioner

This course will be delivered one day per week either on a Tuesday or Thursday. This will be discussed at interview. This highly flexible higher apprenticeship allows staff working in health and social care settings to gain new knowledge and skills.
The course is primarily aimed at care workers who are taking on new roles, for example as assistant practitioners.

Entry Requirements

You will be in employment, and working a minimum of 30 hours per week as you must be able to continue working in an appropriate health or social care setting while undertaking the work-based learning component.
Each application will be considered on an individual basis following the University's principle of widening access to those who might not have the traditional academic entry criteria to degree level awards.
Normally the entry requirements are:
Level 2 Maths Qualification – GCSE C/4 or Functional Skills Level 2
Level 2 English Qualification – GCSE C/4 or Functional Skills Level 2
Care Certificate
Level 3 Qualification – Apprenticeship or NVQ Level 3 or equivalent.
Support from your employer using the Apprenticeship Levy to fund your place on the course.
Please note that Maths, English, Care Certificate and this course have to be completed prior to the completion of your Higher Apprenticeship.

What do I need to bring?

Assessment/Exam information

You will be assesssed through module based assignments and the apprenticeship standards.

Evidence of achievement at level 2 maths and English, and completion of the Care Certificate prior to the completion of your Higher Apprenticeship.

Other information

What can I do next?

Opportunity to progress within employed organisation

Qualification description

Course information & how to apply

Length Start Date End Date Course Fees Course Code
30 weeks per year 01 Sep 2019 31 Jul 2020 Tuition fee: £12,000.00
16-18 do not pay Tuition, Exams or Materials Fees
Course Fees apply to each year of the course, with the exception of Level 3 courses.
UCAS/UKPASS Code: Not Applicable
Study type: Part Time
Times: 09:00 - 17:00
Hours per week: 30.00
Study days: TUE

Any extra costs

Please note tuition fees may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students in line with an inflationary amount determined by the college.

How to apply

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