Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3) in Health and Social Care | Loughborough College

Advanced Apprentceship (Level 3) in
Health and Social Care

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Apprenticeships in this sector cover a wide range of job roles in the health and social care fields; in the NHS, local authorities, or the private sector.

Apprenticeships in Health & Social Care are about helping people with a particular need, such as the disabled or the elderly. This type of care usually takes place in their home, in care homes, in the community, or in health care establishments.

Course Content

This Apprenticeship is designed to improve the knowledge and skills of those who wish to work in a senior role with adults in a Health and Social Care Setting. This qualification has Generic, Dementia and Learning Disabilities pathways. Units could include:

  • promoting good practice in handling information
  • administer medication and monitor the effects
  • contributing to raising awareness of health issues


After successful completion of the advanced apprenticeship there is good scope for progression within the sector into senior positions or management roles in care homes.You will benefit through regular contact and support from teaching staff and their assessor.

Entry Requirements

Apprentices must hold Level 2 qualifications in English and Maths or equivalent. Functional Skills can be completed alongside through taught lessons if GCSE English and Maths are grade C or below.

Progression Opportunities

Apprentices will have the opportunity to progress to the Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care, Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care, or Higher Apprenticeship in Care Leadership and Management.


Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the information contained on this website is correct, the College accepts no liability for any errors or omissions. Please note that details are subject to change without notice with regard to the provision of courses, course times and dates and the fees and charges levied.

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Key Facts

Mode of Attendance:
The Apprenticeship course is part time to fit around your work commitments, you may be required to attend college on a day release or your tutor will visit you in the work place.

Intermediate and Advanced Apprenticeships available.

Before you can start an Apprenticeship, you need to be in employment. The course start dates are flexible to fit around your employer.

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