This is a part time work based learning programme at level three where the learner is earning while learning.
The programme is aimed at learners over the age of 18 currently working in the health and social care sector in roles such as a social care worker, healthcare support worker or healthcare assistant.
The programme is ideally suited to employees who have some element of responsibility within their job role. The learner will be employed and will attend college on a regular basis.
All learners will be supported by an assessor who will monitor progress towards achieving targets on a regular basis.
They will liaise closely with the employer to ensure that qualifications are achieved within the timescale and will assess the learner in the workplace as and when required.
Learners following this apprenticeship will have to achieve a framework of qualifications which will include:
Level 2 Health and Social Care Core
Level 3 Health and Social Care Practice - with Adults or Children and Young People
Essential Skills Wales Application of Number (Level 2)
Apprentices will attend taught sessions either online or in the classroom, to cover the level two core content.
The core is assessed through case studies and an online exam.
The practice is assessed through coursework, assignments, work based observations and work based evidence.
There are no formal entry requirements however applicants must be in paid employment in the health and social care sector with a contract of at least 16 hours a week.
Course fees £256
Coleg Sir Gar is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales No. 08539630 and is a registered charity No. 1152522.
The registered office is at The Graig Campus, Sandy Road, Pwll, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, SA15 4DN