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Foundation Apprenticeship Level 2 Health and Social Care - Adults

At a glance

  • Part Time

  • 15 Months

  • Ammanford Campus

A foundation apprenticeship is a work based learning programme at level two 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 apprentice will be employed and receive at least the minimum apprenticeship wage. The apprentice will attend college on a regular basis and should achieve the level two apprenticeship framework within the agreed timescale.

Programme Features

All learners will be supported by a training adviser/assessor who will monitor progress towards achieving targets on a regular basis.

The training adviser/assessor  will liaise closely with the employer to ensure that qualifications are achieved within the timescale.

The training adviser/assessor  will assess the apprentice in the workplace as and when required.

Programme content

Learners will have to achieve a framework of qualifications which will include:

  • Level 2 Health and Social Care Core
  • Level 2 Health and Social Care Practice - with Adults
  • Essential Skills Wales Application of Number Level 1
  • Essential Skills Wales Communication Level 1
  • In some circumstances previously achieved proxy qualifications may be used
Progression and employment

Learners who have successfully completed this apprenticeship can progress onto an apprenticeship at level three.

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.

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Coleg Sir Gar is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales No. 08539630 and is a registered charity No. 1152522. 
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