Diploma in Clinical Healthcare Support - Intermediate Apprenticeship

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Who is this qualification suitable for? Clinical healthcare support workers/healthcare assistants provide vital assistance to healthcare professionals in diagnosing, treating and caring for patients. They work in a variety of healthcare settings, depending upon their role, including; -a specific hospital department (e.g. stroke care, gastroenterology or oncology) -a community clinic or health centre -patient’s homes -care homes -a GP clinic As a guide, clinical duties for an intermediate apprenticeship may include; -generally assisting with patients’ overall comfort and wellbeing -assisting healthcare professionals with clinical tasks -monitoring patients’ conditions -helping people to mobilise -supporting people to meet basic care needs such as washing and dressing, eating and drinking, going to the toilet -bed making You must complete pre-qualification form before sign up. Framework: Diploma 76% English L2 8% Maths L2 8% ERR/PLTS 8% Exemptions: -GCSE English Language Grade C or higher -Functional Skills English L2 or higher -GCSE Mathematics Grade C or higher -Functional Skills Maths L2 or higher What's included? 13 mandatory units (total of 34 credits) Optional Units (total of 16 credits) How will learning take place? Off the job learning – individual & group teaching, coaching, distance learning, e-learning, feedback & assessment, guided study, learning with peers, networked or collaborative learning, mentoring. On the job training – this can be seen as the time you spend guided whilst undertaking normal activities as part of your job role, & which provide opportunities to learn, develop & practice skills. Completion of the diploma – When all outcomes have been achieved, your paperwork & portfolio is passed onto the Internal Quality Assurer, who will sample it & apply for your certificate, if it is of the required standard.

Course information

Name: Diploma in Clinical Healthcare Support - Intermediate Apprenticeship Qualification title: Diploma in Clinical Healthcare Support (QCF) Qualification type: Assessment The Assessment Process: Access Training use a blended learning model which means that training, assessment & support will be delivered in a variety of ways to suit you & your employer. Webinars, e-learning & Skype will be combined with face-to-face visits & self-study to provide flexible learning that you can access when & where you want – whether that’s during an appointment in working hours, taking part in a Skype call at your desk or watching a video on your phone. Achievement of the qualification is based around the provision of sufficient evidence to show that the job can be done to the national standards. You need to collect a variety of evidence & this collection of evidence is called a ‘portfolio’. This will be done electronically via an e-portfolio & your assessor may use any of the following sources of evidence: -Performance at Work Observation -Work Product -Recognition of Prior Learning -Witness Statement -Questioning -Professional Discussion -Reflective Account Awarding Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL) Created 20150212 15:32:13 Updated 20170203 15:13:36

Entry requirements

Employer will provide equipment required. Equipment required Employer will provide equipment required.


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Learning aims

Title: Diploma in Clinical Healthcare Support (QCF) Qualification: Diploma in Clinical Healthcare Support (QCF) Classification: Health, Public Services and Care

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