Health & Social Care Level 3 Apprenticeship

19245O0/P | Parsons Walk Centre, Wigan

Is this course for me?

This apprenticeship is suitable for anyone working, volunteering or on practical placement in a health and social care environment as an apprentice. You will need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.

What will I study?

Apprentices will develop the knowledge and skills needed when working with adults in health and social care environments. They cover a wide range of areas including supporting individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and health care procedures. These qualifications have three pathways; Generic Health and Social Care, Dementia, Learning Disability.

How long is the course?

Up to 18 months.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment methods include direct observation in the workplace, a portfolio of evidence, written assignments or tasks

What qualifications do I need?

You must be employed in the industry, have GCSE grades A C in Mathematics and English (or pass a pre test) and have a successful interview.

What can I progress onto?

Level 3 apprentices can progress onto the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care

Other Information

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Course Fees

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Course fees shown are per annum (unless indicated otherwise). Courses lasting longer than one year, fees will be payable per year.

If you need advice on any financial support that may be available to you, please contact us on or phone 01942 761111

Wigan & Leigh College endeavours to ensure that the information provided in this publication is accurate at the time of going to publication. All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time. The College cannot accept liability arising out of such changes or connected to such changes, however it will undertake to minimise disruption to students.

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