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Health and Social Care (Level 3 Apprenticeship)

OCNNI
Care & Health

Course Overview

ApprenticeshipsNI Level 3 is open to employees aged 16+ or those about to take up permanent paid employment with a Northern Ireland-based company and be contracted to work a minimum of 21 hours per week (including 3 hours of class in College) with one employer. Students initially complete the Level 3 Certificate in Induction into Adult Social care and continue to the Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care. These work based qualifications allow students to work and study using their work role to support completion of the qualification. The course supports development of the knowledge and skills fundamental to the many diverse work roles within the Health and Social Care sector and is universally recognized by employers. Students will attend the College one day per week for a 3 hour class and will also receive the one to one support of an assessor to build their portfolio of evidence. Optional units are chosen from a wide range to support the student’s role within the work place.
  • Study Mode
    Full-Time
  • Duration
    2 Years
  • Campus
    Limavady
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
    Fees
  • Course: Open College Network NI (OCN NI) Level 3 Apprenticeship Health and Social Care
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 02/09/2024
    Fees:
    -
  • Course: Open College Network NI (OCN NI) Level 3 Apprenticeship Health and Social Care
    Campus: Limavady
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 02/09/2024
    Fees:
    -

Course Offering

  • Site location Limavady Main St Strand Road
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Course Modules

  • Communication and Information Sharing - Theme 1
  • Health and Wellbeing - Theme 2
  • Principles and Values - Theme 3
  • Continuing Professional Development in the context of Health and Social Care - Theme 4
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

Apprenticeships NI Level 3 is open to employees aged 16+or those about to take up permanent paid employment with a Northern Ireland-based company and be contracted to work a minimum of 21 hours per week (including 3 hours of class in College) with one employer. If students do not have Level 2 Essential Skills in Numeracy and Literacy (or equivalent) this will be a mandatory element of the course.

ROI Requirements

ApprenticeshipsNI Level 3 is open to employees aged 16+ or those about to take up permanent paid employment with a Northern Ireland-based company and be contracted to work a minimum of 21 hours per week (including 3 hours of class in College) with one employer. If students do not have Level 2 Essential Skills in Numeracy and Literacy (or equivalent) this will be a mandatory element of the course.

Additional Requirements Prior to Entry

Interview Required
Access NI Check

Work Placement

As part of paid employment

What's Next?

Further Study

The successful completion of this course can lead to entry to the Level 4 Certificate in Principles of Leadership and Management in Adult Social Care

Career Prospects

Successful students have been able to progress to team leader roles within a wide range of settings.

Enquiry

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