Assistant Practitioners In Healthcare Diploma (Higher Apprenticeship)

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LOCATION & START DATE
Cornwall College St Austell - as required
Cornwall College St Austell - as required
LEVEL
Level 5 Levels Explained
DURATION
2 Years
LEARNING AREA
Social Care & Health Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Work-based

Assistant Practitioners In Healthcare Diploma (Higher Apprenticeship)

Healthcare assistant laughing with a client in a Cornwall Care home The qualification is for individuals already working in a healthcare environment like nursing homes, clinical health care settings, hospital staff working in clinical areas, residential health care settings (that have a clinical aspect to the job role) or domiciliary settings (that have a clinical aspect to the job role).

You can train to an Assistant Practitioner level while continuing working in practice.

LOCATION & START DATE
Cornwall College St Austell - as required
Cornwall College St Austell - as required
LEVEL
Level 5 Levels Explained
DURATION
2 Years
LEARNING AREA
Social Care & Health Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Work-based

What you will learn

The programme duration is 24months to complete all elements including the external end point assessment requirement for the qualification.

The structure to achieve the Level 5 Diploma for Assistant Practitioners in Healthcare, learners must achieve 120 credits from a combination of mandatory units and optional units. The units covered are:

Understand safeguarding of children and young people
Promote professional development
Work in partnership in health and social care
The structure, organisation and function of the human body
Use and develop systems that promote communication
Champion equality, diversity and inclusion
Lead and manage infection prevention and control within the setting
Develop health and safety and risk management policies, procedures and practices in health and social care
Manage quality in health and social care
Undertake a research project within services for health and social care
Conduct and support others in the assessment of individual’s health and well being
Promote effective nutrition and fluid balance
The principles and philosophy of healthcare
Lifespan developments and healthcare needs
Understand the principles and application of Physiological measurements
Safeguarding and protection of vulnerable adults
Understand the principles, theories and concepts reacted to leading and developing a work team in a healthcare environment

Entry requirements

GCSE in English and Maths or equivalent, a Level 3 Diploma in health and social care or equivalent.

A care certificate is desirable but not essential.

Assessment

One internal exam and completion of End point assessment

Progression

Level 4 HE module for Nutrition and Health.

Cornwall College St Austell

Cornwall College St Austell

Set at the top of St Austell, with incredible views over the bay, our campus boasts ground-breaking facilities and exceptional student spaces. The Keay Theatre area plays host to our famous Altitude Dance Academy and performing arts, while our award-winning student restaurant Cloisters is recognised as one of the best in the country. Brand new electric vehicle training labs set within our modern construction and engineering buildings showcase just some of the incredible opportunities for people in St Austell and beyond. There’s exciting plans ahead as well, so make sure Cornwall College St Austell is home to your #careercollege experience.

Visiting our St Austell campus?   View our visitor information


The programme duration is 24months to complete all elements including the external end point assessment requirement for the qualification.

The structure to achieve the Level 5 Diploma for Assistant Practitioners in Healthcare, learners must achieve 120 credits from a combination of mandatory units and optional units. The units covered are:

Understand safeguarding of children and young people
Promote professional development
Work in partnership in health and social care
The structure, organisation and function of the human body
Use and develop systems that promote communication
Champion equality, diversity and inclusion
Lead and manage infection prevention and control within the setting
Develop health and safety and risk management policies, procedures and practices in health and social care
Manage quality in health and social care
Undertake a research project within services for health and social care
Conduct and support others in the assessment of individual’s health and well being
Promote effective nutrition and fluid balance
The principles and philosophy of healthcare
Lifespan developments and healthcare needs
Understand the principles and application of Physiological measurements
Safeguarding and protection of vulnerable adults
Understand the principles, theories and concepts reacted to leading and developing a work team in a healthcare environment

GCSE in English and Maths or equivalent, a Level 3 Diploma in health and social care or equivalent.

A care certificate is desirable but not essential.

One internal exam and completion of End point assessment

Level 4 HE module for Nutrition and Health.

Cornwall College St Austell

Cornwall College St Austell

Set at the top of St Austell, with incredible views over the bay, our campus boasts ground-breaking facilities and exceptional student spaces. The Keay Theatre area plays host to our famous Altitude Dance Academy and performing arts, while our award-winning student restaurant Cloisters is recognised as one of the best in the country. Brand new electric vehicle training labs set within our modern construction and engineering buildings showcase just some of the incredible opportunities for people in St Austell and beyond. There’s exciting plans ahead as well, so make sure Cornwall College St Austell is home to your #careercollege experience.

Visiting our St Austell campus?   View our visitor information


Dates & Locations

  • Course type Apprenticeship
  • Level - Level 5
  • Location - Cornwall College St Austell
  • Start Date - As required
  • Apply Now

  • Course type Apprenticeship
  • Level - Level 5
  • Location - Cornwall College St Austell
  • Start Date - As required
  • Apply Now
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