Health and Social Care - Apprenticeship NI (Level 3)

A practical Health & Social Care programme for those working in health & social care, 21 hours per week and aged 16-24.


Academic Year: 2023/24
Course Code: 11128
Campus: Newtownards
Study Type: Full-Time
Education Level Further Education
Department: Health & Care
Course Overview

The mandatory units cover core competencies that have been categorised around the following four key themes:

  • Communication and Information Sharing
  • Health and Wellbeing• Principles and Values
  • Continuing Professional Development in Health and Social Care

The optional units allow learners to choose from a wide variety of areas to tailor the qualification to their needs and interests, and to reflect the context of their work.

This is a practical course and you only need to attend College for 1 day per week.  

You are already employed in the health & social care sector.

Skills and theory related to health & social care.

The practical element and the group work in College.

Successful completion of this course will enable you to apply for full time work in health & social care.  Alternatively, you may progress to higher level courses in health & social care.

To be employed in a health & social care setting for at least 21 hours per week To be aged 16-24.

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Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

We strive to ensure the description of courses on SERC's website and in publications is accurate. However, for various reasons there may be occasions when the College may need to change arrangements or be unable to deliver classes due to circumstances such as reduced funding. If there are insufficient numbers applying for a course it may not be viable to deliver the class.

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