Advance Care Training: Vocational Programmes
As part of the Government’s plan to bridge the skills gap, Apprenticeship programmes are becoming more popular within the Health and Social Care sector. For the learner, it is a chance to gain ‘on the job’ practical experience whilst earning a wage. For the employer, it is an opportunity to create a skilled and highly motivated worker as part of their team.
There is an Apprenticeship Grant available for employers taking on a 16-24 year old apprentice for 2012-2013. Click for more details...
Advance Care Training, in partnership with Central College Nottingham, is offering people from the age of 16 the chance to sign up to the programme to help shape the future workers within this sector.
- Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care
- Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care
Apprenticeships are learning programmes intended to lead to the acquisition and application of the skills, knowledge and competence required by employers. Devised by Sector Skills Councils and standard setting bodies, and in consultation with employers, apprenticeships in England and Wales comprise the following four elements:
- Functional Skills: English and Maths at level 1 or 2
- Technical Certificate “Certificate in preparing to work in Adult Social Care” at level 2 or 3
- Health and Social Care Diploma at level 2 or 3
- Employment Rights and Responsibilities- to ensure all learners are familiar with their role e.g. equal opportunities. This will form part of the learners Induction and mapped to Skills for Care Common Induction Standards