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healthcare support services advanced apprenticeship

This 15-month apprenticeship consists of:

  • Healthcare Support Services Diploma Level 3
  • Healthcare Support Services Technical Certificate
  • Functional Skills Maths (Level 2) 
  • Functional Skills English (Level 2)
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Healthcare Support Services play a vital part in the smooth running of healthcare services.

This professional qualification is suitable for all support staff who supervise a team who have delegated responsibility for a range of tasks which enable health professionals (eg care workers and practitioners) and the wider healthcare team to fulfil their own roles more effectively. Support staff can have a wide range of job roles such as porter, housekeeper/ housekeeping assistant, catering manager/ assistant or security staff.

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Entry requirements

To start an apprenticeship with Connect2Care you have to be aged 16 years or over and must be working in the health and social care sector for at least 30 hours a week. You also need to be a resident in England and not taking part in full-time education.

If you are not yet employed, Connect2Care advertises apprenticeship vacancies with employers on the National Apprenticeship website. This is a free service and there are many apprenticeship opportunities available. You can find and apply for Connect2Care's current Apprenticeship Vacancies here.

How to apply

You can apply for an Apprenticeship with C2C at any time of the year provided you meet the entry requirements.

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Testimonial

The benefits of the excellent training provided to our staff have reverberated throughout the home. Staff feel more empowered and valued at all levels, not just care staff but ancillary staff too. The staff has a great thirst for knowledge which we are quenching thanks to Connect 2 Care and HIT Training.

Esther Thomas, Manager, Amesbury Abbey Nursing Home

Connect 2 Care [are] always supportive and at the end of a phone, very adaptable to changing needs. The training provided has increased underpinning knowledge throughout my work force and provided an appropriate level of education towards the needs of the residents we care for.

Helen Mullander, Manager, Winton Nursing Home

Over the years, training for care qualifications has been very important to me because it has not only developed my knowledge but it has also made a positive impact within the care settings that I’ve worked in.

Lindsey Appleby-Flynn Regional, Quality Manager, Connect 2 Care