Social Services and Healthcare Technical
This Technical Apprenticeship is suitable for experienced employees within the social services sector who are working in, or want to progress to, senior positions. It’s suitable for employees in the private sector, a local authority, the third sector or the NHS. After completion, the qualification allows them to carry out supervisory and managerial roles.
Your employee will study for a Modern Apprenticeship at SCQF Level 9. Their qualification will include:
Social Services and Healthcare at SCQF Level 9
Candidates should have completed SCQF Level 7 Modern Apprenticeship in Social Services and Healthcare, or have equivalent qualifications or experience.
Progression and development
This Technical Apprenticeship qualifies workers to be recognised as supervisors or managers in areas across the sector.
Employees can progress to the SCQF Level 10 apprenticeship in Leadership and Management in Care Services or transfer into the Social Services (Children and Young People) route.
How does it work?
Apprentices will learn in a real-world environment and earn a wage. They’ll also study with a college or other learning provider.
Cost and funding
We contribute towards training costs
We do this by paying the learning provider throughout the apprenticeship.
The training contribution calculator will show you our funding contribution for this framework.
An enhanced funding contribution is paid for employees aged 16 to 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 your business needs.
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 encourage all employers to pay the Living Wage. Remember, you must pay at least the National Minimum Wage.
How long will it take?
It will take between 12 and 24 months to complete.