Learners undertaking the Level 3 Senior Healthcare Support Worker apprenticeship will help registered practitioners deliver healthcare services to certain individuals. Learners will carry out a range of clinical and non-clinical healthcare or therapeutic tasks, under the direct or indirect supervision of the registered healthcare practitioner. They will provide high quality, compassionate healthcare, following standards, policies or protocols and always acting within the limits of their competence.
This apprenticeship is suitable for a range of establishments, including hospitals, health or day care units, operating theatre, nursing or care home, assessment centre, hospice, school, prison, GP surgery, charity or voluntary organisation, working in partnership with individuals, families, carers and other service providers.
Learners will be accountable for their own work with the workplace. This apprenticeship is suited for individuals with a period of experience in healthcare. Learners should be able to demonstrate best practice and act as a role model. They may supervise or guide the less experienced staff in their team.
Learners without Level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this prior to taking their End Point Assessment.
Apprenticeship standard PDF
Here is a PDF that details the full standard for this apprenticeship including the Knowledge, Skills, and Behaviours that learners must demonstrate.
Apprenticeship standard – Level 3 Senior Healthcare Support Worker
End Point Assessment Process
The Level 3 Senior Health & Social Care qualification consists of three assessment methods:
- Multiple choice question test
- Observation of practice
- Professional discussion
The performance in the Learners End Point Assessment will determine their overall apprenticeship standard and grade.