Healthcare Support Worker Apprenticeship Level 2
This programme allows students to work in healthcare support. Healthcare support workers (HCSWs) work as part of a team to provide high-quality and compassionate care to individuals.
Benefits / Skills
- Communicating effectively in a work environment
- Handling information on individuals in line with national policies
- Supporting individuals with long-term conditions
- Assisting with an individual’s overall comfort and wellbeing
- Reporting changes in physical health
- Recognising limitations in mental capacity
- Performing basic life support for individuals
Career ProgressionHealthcare Support Worker As a healthcare support worker you will assist patients with basic hygiene activities and work closely with other healthcare professionals. In addition, you will administer medication to patients, take vital signs, report findings, and collect, store and label biological specimens. Progression opportunities Below are some Leeds City College apprenticeships you could potentially progress on to once you have completed this programme:
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Together the health and social care sectors employ one in ten of the working population.
94.7% of apprentices found out college induction useful and it provided them with the knowledge required for their course.
Three quarters (75%) of apprentices who had never worked before starting their apprenticeship, remained in paid work after completing their apprenticeship.
What do people enjoy most about being an apprentice?
The most enjoyable aspect for most of our apprentices is the work experience they gain while on the programme. For those used to theory-based lessons, they find it refreshing that the majority of the apprenticeship is practical training. They also like the fact that they are being paid for learning new skills!
How long does an apprenticeship last?
This will depend on the apprenticeship you want to complete. All of our apprenticeship course pages make it clear what the duration of the programme is, so please check these carefully.