Health and Social Care Apprenticeships
Qualification: Available from Levels 2 to 5*
Apprenticeships Available


A Health and Social Care Apprenticeship is a great way to begin or build on a rewarding career.

You will be in a sector where you can make a positive difference to someone’s life, when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional or intellectual challenges.

Apprentices will have on the job training, as well as time within College.

There are many career and training options in health and social care and what Apprentices will learn will depend on their role.

Over time Apprentices will learn skills like:

  • Duty of care
  • Dementia awareness
  • Person-centred care
  • Improving your performance at work
  • Care
  • Compassion
  • Communication
  • Competence

Skills Required

  • Effective communication skills
  • Empathy and compassion
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Understanding health and safety requirements
  • Strong team player
Entry Requirements

Intermediate Apprenticeship – 4 GCSEs at grade 3 (D) or above (one in English or Maths) or equivalent.

Advanced Apprenticeship – 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above (one in English or Maths) or successful completion of an Intermediate Apprenticeship, or equivalent. These requirements are subject to change and may also differ to meet the needs of the employer.

As well as a College interview, progression onto an Apprenticeship is subject to an employer interview.

Don’t worry if you didn’t get the required grades, we can work with you to find a suitable route on to your Apprenticeship.

Job Roles
  • Healthcare Support Worker
  • Care Officer
  • Social Services Officer
  • Outreach Development Officer
  • Night Care Assistant
  • Supervising Care Worker
  • Homecare Support Worker
  • Family Support Worker
  • Personal Assistant
  • Team Leader
  • Deputy Manager

And many more!


Assessment is through practical observation and theoretical tests.

Ready for work?

Apply for an Apprenticeship online or download an application form.

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