Health and social care

Level 2 and 3 health and social care apprenticeships


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Are you looking for a career in health and social care? Then a health and social apprenticeship is your answer. At Aspiration Training we cover a range of health care apprenticeships across England and Wales. We also cover apprenticeships from childcare to dental nursing and much more. But if your priorities lie in becoming a carer or a healthcare support worker, you’ve landed on the right page.

What’s involved in a health and social apprenticeship?

A health and social care apprenticeship can take you down many avenues within the health sector. By choosing an apprenticeship with Aspiration Training we will help you develop in a professional working environment within the health and social care sector looking after patients. You’ll be working alongside experienced staff growing your health care skills by looking after patients and their needs.

Our health and social care apprenticeships cover a wide range of aspects for example you will be monitoring individuals health by looking into their blood pressure, temperature and weight.

Why choose the health and social care career path?

Working in the health and social care industry is not only rewarding in itself, but it’s improving the lives of others giving people emotional, physical social support to help develop and care for others. Working in social care means you are supporting people with non-clinical needs, the social care sector is growing continuously with 1.50 million people currently working within it, you could be one of many to help change lives for the better.

By becoming a health and social care apprentice, it not only gives the right knowledge and work experience to get you where you want to be, it opens the doors to a whole new realm of social care jobs, from care and social workers to occupational therapist to technician.

What can our health and social care apprenticeship give you?

If you’re looking for a job in the healthcare industry then an apprenticeship will help you kick start your career. Studying health and social care as part of an apprenticeship will allow you to learn and gain social support skills and a wide combination of medical knowledge.

At Aspiration Training we give you high-quality training and career guidance, including teaching support, workshops, and a tutor to help build your knowledge ready for exams.

We offer four different levels of health and social care apprenticeships:

  • Adult care worker level 2: Level 2 is equivalent to five good GSCEs. These provide the skills to progress as a qualified care worker.
  • Health care support worker level 2: This is an intermediate apprenticeship that gives you the equivalent of 5 good GCSEs that provide the skills to be a health care support worker.
  • Lead Adult Care Worker Level 3: The Level 3 lead adult care worker is an advanced apprenticeship equivalent to two A levels which can progress onto full-time work through the employer.
  • Senior Healthcare support worker level 3: The Level 3 senior healthcare support worker is an advanced apprenticeship equivalent to two A levels which can progress onto full-time work through the employer.

By choosing an apprenticeship in health and social care you are working for a qualification whilst being part of a professional working environment, being a part of the health and social care sector gives you amazing social and wellbeing skills that can help people in their homes and people who are less able of doing day to day activities. If this is ticking all the boxes for you then get in touch today.

Your health and social care apprenticeship questions answered

Are you interested in an apprenticeship but still have some questions that need answering? See below frequently asked questions. If you have any queries, please contact us using the form at the bottom of the page or call us directly on 01527 359646.

How will I be assessed?

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You will study a variety of mandatory and optional units which will reflect your workplace practices. Your Assessor will use a wide range of assessment methods in order to collect evidence for your portfolio to demonstrate your knowledge and competency. Assessment will be ongoing throughout your qualification and will include observations, online tests, written questions, and professional discussions.

How will my health and social qualifications be achieved?

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The health and social framework comprises of a range of mandatory and optional units. Learners will be supported by a dedicated Assessor throughout their qualification, together with Tutors for the Essential Skills qualifications. The framework will be delivered via monthly workshops, online tests, workplace visits, and remote learning sessions and a portfolio of evidence collected via our e-portfolio system, Smart Assessor.

What can I do next?

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Our health and social care apprenticeships open up rewarding job opportunities in the health and social sector, you can go on to be a social worker, health supervisor activities coordinator and much more.

What qualification will I achieve?

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On completion of your framework, you can achieve a range of different apprenticeship qualifications from Level 2 to Level 5.

What support will I get from my tutor?

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Once you have registered with us, you will be given access to our e-portfolio system called Smart Assessor. Smart Assessor will contain all the resources you need to help you complete your framework. You will also be supported by a dedicated Assessor and Essential Skills Tutors who will deliver your framework via monthly workshops, workplace visits, and remote learning sessions.

Who are the health and social apprenticeships aimed at?

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The health and social apprenticeships are designed for people looking to work in the health care sector. The apprenticeships are work-based qualifications, so learners will need to be in an appropriate working environment where they will be assessed and develop their portfolio of evidence.


Don’t just take our word for it, hear what some of our learners have to say…

Monmouthshire Youth Service – Learner

Our experience with Aspiration Training has been a really positive one. Our assessor supported and challenged us throughout the apprenticeship, and empowered us to successfully achieve our qualifications within the allocated timescale.

Reach Learning Disabilities – Employer

“We have found the support and guidance that Aspiration Training provide to be first class. The service is professional and seamless from sign up to completion”


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