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Health and Social Care - Adults/Children and Young People Level 3

Programme Description


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. 

At a Glance

  Part Time

  18 months

  Ammanford Campus

Programme Features


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. 




Programme Content


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)


Method of Assessment


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.

Entry Requirements


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. 

Additional Costs


Course fees £256