If you are a Health Care professional you already understand the importance of ensuring the services you offer your clients are delivered to the highest standards possible. We believe that training is not just about ticking boxes, attending a course and gaining a qualification; it is about LEARNING and it is our job to inspire your learning and equip you to actually DO what your certificate says you can.

VGTS has competent trainers and assessors who are specialists in the Health Care sector. They are all very highly qualified and have years of experience.

LEVEL 2 APPRENTICESHIP IN HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE (ADULTS) QCF

Are you eligible for this program?

If the answer to all these questions is 'YES', then you are eligible...

About the Level 2 Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care (QCF)

Learners must achieve a minimum of 79 credits to gain the full apprenticeship certificate.

Completing this development programme will ensure you are up to date with best practices and will provide you with real skills to adopt in your workplace. The assessment and training process will provide the training you will need and also prove you put into practice the required skills every day. You will receive 6 certificates at the end of the programme which will enhance your career prospects.

They are:

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For more information, contact Clare Green or Tony Quinn on: 01722 333333

Level 2 Diploma QCF in Health and Social Care (Adults)

Course:

QCF Level 2 in Health & Social Care

Designed for:

Those whose job role includes routine care and support tasks in a care setting. Typical job roles include care assistant, residential support worker.

Course content:

Unit 1 Introduction to communication
Unit 2 Introduction to personal development
Unit 3 Introduction to Equality and inclusion
Unit 4 Introduction to duties of care
Unit 5 Principles of Safeguarding and protection
Unit 6 Role of the Health & Social Care worker
Unit 7 Implement person centred approaches
Unit 8 Contribute to Health & Safety
Unit 9 Handle information

You can choose a specialist pathway such as Dementia care and Adult Learning Disability

Objective of Qualification:

How is the course delivered?

By attending a number of underpinning training sessions, workbook assignment projects, portfolio building, one to one support, guidance and assessment at your workplace.

Can I add any specialist training to the level 2?

Yes, you will be offered a choice of further units dependent upon your employers and your own needs. These will be discussed with you and your employer during your induction by our trainer/Assessor

Please note: Full or co-funding for level 2 Diplomas is very limited. The government funding priority is full apprenticeships. So, if you need a funded programme please look at our apprenticeship information. Alternatively, you can pay for your level 2 Diploma.

For more information, contact Clare Green or Tony Quinn on: 01722 333333

Level 3 Diploma QCF in Health and Social Care (Adults)

The government ceased funding for Level 3 qualifications last year. You have a number of choices if you wish to complete this programme. One is to fund the course yourself. Alternatively, the government introduced Advanced Learning Student Loans on the 1st August 2013. These loans are designed for anyone over 19 years old wishing to complete a Level 3 or higher qualification as long as you meet certain criteria. The loan needs to be repaid once you commence earning in excess of 21 000.

For more information on Student loans either contact us or visit www.gov.uk/advanced-learning-loans

Course:

QCF Level 3 in Health & Social Care

Designed for:

Individuals with a wider variety of tasks than Level 2. Learners are expected to have greater responsibility and work with a degree of autonomy. Job roles are similar to those at Level 2, but require further knowledge and the ability to complete more complex tasks.

Course content:

Unit 1 Introduction to communication
Unit 2 Introduction to personal development
Unit 3 Introduction to Equality and inclusion
Unit 4 Introduction to duties of care
Unit 5 Principles of Safeguarding and protection
Unit 6 Role of the Health & Social Care worker
Unit 7 Implement person centred approaches
Unit 8 Contribute to Health & Safety
Unit 9 Handle information

You can choose a specialist pathway such as Dementia care and Adult Learning Disability

Objective of Qualification:

How is the course delivered?

By attending a number of underpinning training sessions, workbook assignment projects, portfolio building, one to one support, guidance and assessment at your workplace.

Can I add any specialist training to the level 3?

Yes, you will be offered a choice of further units dependent upon your employers and your own needs. These will be discussed with you and your employer during your induction by our trainer/Assessor

For more information about the Health and Social care sector, please visit the Sector Skill Council for the industry at www.skillsforcare.org.uk