Senior Healthcare Support Worker Apprenticeship Level 3

Course Information

  • Course Code: HS823SD
  • Validated by: City and Guilds


Suitable for Senior Healthcare Support Workers

Registered practitioners deliver healthcare services, as an experienced support worker, you carry out a range of clinical and non-clinical healthcare or therapeutic tasks, under the direct or indirect supervision of the registered healthcare practitioner.  You provide high quality, compassionate healthcare, following standards, policies or protocols and always acting within the limits of your competence. You may work in a range of services e.g. hospital, community, health or day case unit, birth centre or midwifery led unit, someone’s home, operating theatre, nursing or care home, assessment centre, hospice, school, prison, GP surgery, charity or voluntary organisation; working in partnership with individuals, families, carers and other service providers.

What will I study?

  • Adult nursing support
  • Maternity support
  • Theatre support
  • Mental health support
  • Children and young people support
  • Allied health profession – therapy support

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements however must pass the initial assessment to gain entry.

How will I be assessed?

The end-point assessment includes the following components:

  • A multiple choice test
  • An observation of practice undertaken in the apprentice’s workplace
  • A professional discussion

What can I do next?

Other Commercial Healthcare related courses.

Your Study Programme

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