Allied Health Profession Support - Advanced Apprenticeship

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Who is this qualification suitable for? In order to enrol on this qualification you need to be in a clinical supporting role such as a therapy assistant, working in healthcare alongside physiotherapists, radiographers, podiatrists, speech & language therapists or occupational therapists. Your role will include activities such as preparing patients for their therapy, setting up equipment to be used in the session/treatment, contributing to record keeping & assisting the healthcare professional during the treatment. You may work in GP clinics, patient homes or hospital departments. Framework: Diploma 82% English L2 6% Maths L2 6% ERR/PLTS 6% 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? 12 mandatory units (total of 35 credits) Optional Units (minimum of 30 credits) at least 16 credits must be from L3 or L4 units 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: Allied Health Profession Support - Advanced Apprenticeship Qualification title: Diploma in Diploma in Allied Health Profession Support (QCF) Qualification type: Assessment The Assessment Process: Access Training use a blended learning model which means that training, assessment and support will be delivered in a variety of ways to suit you and your employer. Webinars, e-learning and Skype will be combined with face-to-face visits and self-study to provide flexible learning that you can access when and 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 and this collection of evidence is called a ‘portfolio’. This will be done electronically via an e-portfolio and 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 City & Guilds of London Institute Created 20161111 10:28:36 Updated 20170203 15:10:26

Entry requirements

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


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Learning aims

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

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