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Key Facts

Level:
Level 2
Subject Sector:
1.3 Health and Social Care
Credits:
46
Qualification No:
603/2826/5
GLH:
400 hours
Total qualification time:
460 hours
Price:
£132.00 per learner
Age Range:
16-18 & 19+

Qualification purpose

Confirm occupational competence and/or ‘licence to practice’

Qualification Grading Type

Pass

Assessment Methods

  • Portfolio of Evidence
  • Practical Demonstration/Assignment/Assessment

  • Why choose this qualification?

    This qualification replaces the current qualification for the Health and Social Care SASE framework and any new apprentices will require this qualification as part of the Healthcare Support Worker and Adult Care Worker standards for the new trailblazer apprenticeship.

    This qualification is a mandatory part of training programme for apprentices prior to completing end point assessment. It enables the learner to achieve the core NOS identified in the Skills for Care and Development and Skills for Health specifications for an adult care worker or healthcare support worker: Communication, Person development, Values and behaviours, Health and wellbeing, Responsibilities, Safeguarding.

    The optional units can support end point assessment and contain a mixture of health and care content which allows the learner to consider the different options within the sector.

    Rules of Combination

    Learners must achieve a minimum of 46 credits with 24 credits coming from the mandatory units and the rest may be drawn from any of the optional groups. Optional units must be selected in liaison with the employer for an apprenticeship role.

    J/616/6811 Introductory awareness of models of disability barred against Y/601/3446


    Units

    Mandatory

    Learners must complete the nine units from the mandatory group, totalling 24 credits.

    Communication in care settings

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    K/616/6803
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    Duty of care

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    7
    Credits:
    1
    Unit No:
    L/616/6809
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    Equality and inclusion in care settings

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    17
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    F/616/6807
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    Handle information in care settings

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    10
    Credits:
    1
    Unit No:
    M/616/6804
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    Health, safety and wellbeing in care settings

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    33
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    J/616/6808
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    Implement person-centred approaches in care settings

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    39
    Credits:
    5
    Unit No:
    A/616/6806
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    Personal development in care settings

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    23
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/616/6805
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    Responsibilities of a care worker

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    16
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    R/616/3054
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    Safeguarding and protection in care settings

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    26
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    K/616/3044
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    Optional Units: Healthcare and Clinical Skills

    Learners may choose optional units from this group if they are planning on working, or already working, in this sector.

    Assist in the administration of medication

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    25
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    F/616/3163
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    Assist the practitioner to carry out health care activities

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    13
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    T/616/3497
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    Causes and Spread of Infection

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    H/501/7103
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    Cleaning, Decontamination and Waste Management

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    R/501/6738
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    Contribute to Monitoring the Health of Individuals Affected by Health Conditions

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    18
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    M/601/9026
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    Contribute to the Care of a Deceased Person

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/601/8256
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    Contribute to the effectiveness of teams

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    5
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    R/616/6813
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    Dementia Awareness

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    7
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    L/616/6812
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    Monitor and maintain the environment and resources during and after clinical/therapeutic activities

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/616/3507
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    Move and Position Individuals in Accordance with their Care Plan

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    26
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    J/601/8027
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    Obtain and Test Capillary Blood Samples

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    T/601/8850
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    Obtain and Test Specimens from Individuals

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    12
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    J/601/8853
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    Prepare individuals for healthcare activities

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    9
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    D/616/3493
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    Principles of Health Promotion

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    13
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    R/616/3541
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    Promotion of general health and wellbeing

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    12
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    Y/616/3542
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    Provide Support for Sleep

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    13
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    Y/601/9490
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    Provide support to manage pain and discomfort

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    15
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    T/616/3502
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    Select and wear appropriate personal protective equipment for work in healthcare settings

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    15
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    A/616/3503
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    Support Individuals Undergoing Healthcare Activities

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    22
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/601/8725
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    Support Individuals Who Are Distressed

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    21
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/601/8143
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    Support Individuals at the End of Life

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    53
    Credits:
    7
    Unit No:
    T/601/9495
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    Support Individuals to Access and Use Information About Services and Facilities

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/601/7926
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    Support Individuals to Carry Out Their Own Health Care Procedures

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    15
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    D/601/8017
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    Support Individuals to Eat and Drink

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    15
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    M/601/8054
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    Support Individuals to Manage Continence

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    19
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/601/8058
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    Support Individuals to Meet Personal Care Needs

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    16
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    F/601/8060
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    The Principles of Infection Prevention and Control

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/501/6737
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    Understand Mental Well-Being and Mental Health Promotion

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    14
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    F/602/0097
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    Understand mental health problems

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    16
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/616/3057
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    Undertake Agreed Pressure Area Care

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    T/601/8721
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    Undertake Physiological Measurements

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    23
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/601/8662
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    Undertake personal hygiene activities with individuals

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    D/616/3171
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    Optional Units: Specialisms in Adult Care

    Learners may choose from these optional units which are relevant to working in either the adult care or health sector.

    Approaches to Enable Rights and Choices for Individuals with Dementia Whilst Minimising Risks

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    25
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/601/9282
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    Contribute to Supporting Individuals with a Learning Disability to Access Healthcare

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/602/0036
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    Contribute to the Support of Individuals with Multiple Conditions and/or Disabilities

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    25
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/601/4895
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    Enable Rights and Choices of Individuals with Dementia Whilst Minimising Risks

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    26
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    A/601/9191
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    End of Life and Dementia Care

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    F/503/8704
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    Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Dementia Care Practice

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    Y/601/9277
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    Introductory Awareness of Models of Disability

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    15
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    J/616/6811
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    Introductory Awareness of Sensory Loss

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    16
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    F/601/3442
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    Introductory awareness of Autistic Spectrum Conditions

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    17
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    M/601/5316
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    Managing symptoms in end of life care

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    K/616/3528
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    Principles of Positive Risk taking for Individuals with Disabilities

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    K/601/6285
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    Principles of Self-Directed Support

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    26
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/601/7048
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    Principles of Supporting Individuals with a Learning Disability Regarding Sexuality and Sexual Health

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    21
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/601/6274
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    Principles of Supporting Individuals with a Learning Disability to Access Healthcare

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    23
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    T/601/8654
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    Provide Support for Mobility

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    14
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    H/601/9024
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    Purpose and Principles of Independent Advocacy

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    25
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    M/502/3146
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    Stroke Awareness

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    28
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    F/503/7150
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    Support Effective Communication with Individuals with a Sensory Loss

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    23
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    K/601/3449
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    Support Families of Individuals with Acquired Brain Injury

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/601/5804
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    Support Parents with Disabilities

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    43
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    K/601/7047
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    The Person Centred Approach to the Care and Support of Individuals with Dementia

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    17
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    H/601/2879
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    Understand Advance Care Planning

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    25
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    F/616/3146
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    Understand Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Dementia Care

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    A/601/2886
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    Understand How to Provide Support When Working in End of Life Care

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    33
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    Y/503/8689
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    Understand How to Support Individuals During the Last Days of Life

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    28
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/503/8137
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    Understand How to Work in End of Life Care

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    28
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/503/8085
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    Understand Mental Health

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    14
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    F/616/6810
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    Understand Physical Disability

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    19
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    L/601/6117
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    Understand and Enable Interaction and Communication with Individuals with Dementia

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    19
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/601/9434
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    Understand and Implement a Person Centred Approach to the Care and Support of Individuals with Dementia

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    21
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    F/601/3683
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    Understand and Meet the Nutritional Requirements of Individuals with Dementia

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    26
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/601/9187
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    Understand the Administration of Medication to Individuals with Dementia Using a Person Centred Approach

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    15
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    K/601/9199
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    Understand the Context of Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    35
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    K/601/5315
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    Understand the Diversity of Individuals with Dementia and the Importance of Inclusion

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    23
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    Y/601/3544
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    Understand the Factors that can Influence Communication and Interaction with Individuals who have Dementia

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    18
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    T/601/9416
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    Understand the Role of Communication and Interactions with Individuals who have Dementia

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    26
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/601/3539
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    Understand the impact of Acquired Brain Injury on individuals

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    25
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/601/5824
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    Work with Other Professionals and Agencies to Support Individuals with a Physical Disability

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    21
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    Y/601/6170
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    Optional Units: Support in Adult Care

    Learners may choose to select units from this section if they are planning on working, or working already within the adult care sector.

    Contribute to Support of Positive Risk-Taking for Individuals

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/601/9546
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    Contribute to Supporting Group Care Activities

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    23
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/601/9471
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    Contribute to Supporting Individuals in the use of Assistive Technology

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    19
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/601/3451
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    Contribute to the Support of Infection Prevention and Control in Social Care

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    21
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    K/504/2200
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    Facilitate Person Centred Assessment, Planning, Implementation and Review

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    45
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    H/601/8049
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    Gain Access to the Homes of Individuals, Deal With Emergencies and Ensure Security on Departure

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    14
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    R/601/7902
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    Meet Food Safety Requirements When Providing Food and Drink for Individuals

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    15
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    T/601/9450
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    Prepare Environments and Resources for use During Healthcare Activities

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/601/8824
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    Prepare for and carry out extended feeding techniques

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    Y/616/3153
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    Promote positive behaviour

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    44
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    D/616/3381
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    Provide Active Support

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    Y/601/7352
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    Provide Agreed Support for Foot Care

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    23
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/601/8063
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    Provide Support for Journeys

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    17
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    A/601/8025
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    Provide Support for Leisure Activities

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    F/601/8026
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    Provide Support for Therapy Sessions

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    14
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    D/601/9023
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    Support Care Plan Activities

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    13
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    R/601/8015
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    Support Individuals in Their Relationships

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    R/601/8578
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    Support Individuals to Maintain Personal Hygiene

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    17
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    K/601/9963
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    Support Individuals to Negotiate Environments

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    32
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    F/601/5160
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    Support Participation in Learning and Development Activities

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    23
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    Y/601/8632
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    Support Person-Centred Thinking and Planning

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    34
    Credits:
    5
    Unit No:
    L/601/6442
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    Support Use of Medication in Social Care Settings

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    40
    Credits:
    5
    Unit No:
    F/601/4056
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    Support independence in the tasks of daily living

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    37
    Credits:
    5
    Unit No:
    M/616/3143
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    Support individuals to live at home

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    29
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    J/616/3133
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    Support individuals who are bereaved

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    R/616/3149
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    Support individuals with specific communication needs

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    35
    Credits:
    5
    Unit No:
    T/616/3144
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    Understand how to Support Pndividuals to be Part of a Community

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    16
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    K/504/2195
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    Understand the Benefits of Engaging in Activities in Social Care

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    16
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    K/602/4645
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    Understand the Effects of Ageing in Activity Provision

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    17
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    T/502/7599
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    Work in partnership with families to support individuals

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/616/3441
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    What is the purpose of this qualification?

    The purpose of the qualification is to confirm the competence of the learner to enable them to work as an adult care or healthcare support worker and to give employers confidence that the learner has acquired the required skills to work competently in this role.


    What skills, knowledge, or understanding does this qualification develop?

    To work in care is to make a positive difference to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional or intellectual challenges. Adult Care Workers need to have the right values and behaviours developing competences and skills to provide high quality compassionate care and support. They are the frontline staff who help adults with care and support needs to achieve their personal goals and live as independently and safely as possible, enabling them to have control and choice in their lives which is at the heart of person centred care. Job roles are varied and determined by and relevant to the type of the service being provided and the person supported. Adult Care Workers may work in residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, day centres, a person’s own home or some clinical healthcare settings. This qualification covers Healthcare Support Workers, Adult Care Workers and Personal Assistants. Personal assistants do the same job as an Adult Care Worker an


    How is this qualification different from other, similar qualifications?

    This qualification replaces the current qualification for the Health and Social Care SASE framework and any new apprentices will require this qualification as part of the Healthcare Support Worker and Adult Care Worker standards for the new trailblazer apprenticeship


    Which sector does this qualification support?

    This qualification is a mandatory part of training programme for apprentices prior to completing end point assessment. The optional units can support end point assessment and contain a mixture of health and care content which allows the learner to consider the different options within the sector.


    Which job roles does this qualification support?

    The qualification enables the learner to achieve the core NOS identified in the Skills for Care and Development and Skills for Health specifications for an adult care worker or healthcare support worker: Communication, Person development, Values and behaviours, Health and wellbeing, Responsibilities, Safeguarding.


    What are the progression options?

    After a period of working and gaining experience, you may be able to work towards an Senior Healthcare Support Worker or Lead Adult Care Worker post.


    What are the English and maths progression options?

    If completed as part of an apprenticeship, learners must also achieve maths and English qualifications if they do not already hold them.


    Progression & Entry Requirements

    When recruiting to an apprenticeship role, employers may select apprentices with prior experience as a support worker. Apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the end-point assessment.

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