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This Modern Apprenticeship helps employees develop skills and knowledge they need to work in the healthcare sector. It supports those with no previous experience in the healthcare sector, as well as existing employees who want to develop their skills.
Your employee will study for a qualification in Healthcare Support at SCQF level 6. They can choose the clinical or non-clinical pathway, depending on the nature of their duties.
Candidates don’t need any previous experience or qualifications.
The SCQF level 6 qualification prepares employees for a career or further educational progress in this sector, and is a pathway into a wider range of services. Successful apprentices may progress to the SCQF level 7 Modern Apprenticeship in Healthcare Support.
Your employee will study for a qualification in Healthcare Support at SCQF level 7. They can choose the clinical or non-clinical pathway, depending on the nature of their duties.
Candidates should have completed SCQF level 6 or have some experience in the role.
SCQF level 7 prepares employees for a career or further educational progress in this sector, and is a pathway into a wider range of services. Successful apprentices may progress to higher education or other professional development courses, which could lead to supervisor or management roles.
We contribute towards training costs
We do this by paying the learning provider directly in incremental payments throughout the course of the apprenticeship.
Use our Modern Apprenticeship Contribution Table to work out the funding level for this framework.
An enhanced funding contribution is paid for employees who are aged 16 – 19. For those who are disabled and care-experienced, this is extended up to and including age 29.
Speak to a range of learning providers to find the best deal and agree on a flexible approach to meet the needs of your business.
Who pays the apprentice?
Like any other employee of your business, you’ll pay the Modern Apprentice's wages. This is not set by SDS, but we do encourage all employees to pay the living wage. Remember, you must pay at least the National Minimum Wage.
It will take between 12-24 months to complete.
The next step is to find a learning provider that offers this apprenticeship.
Call our employer engagement team to find out more about Modern Apprenticeships.0800 783 6000