This full-time level 3 certificate highlights the benefits of employment in the Health care industry. It comprises six closely-connected modules which are delivered over 25 teaching weeks, which will gradually increase the student’s knowledge and skills that will be required to demonstrate when seeking employment.

Fundamentals of Healthcare Assistance

Explain the role, responsibilities and tasks of a healthcare assistant in a healthcare setting.

Health and Safety Practices

Describe a care recipient’s rights and the healthcare assistant’s duty of care under the Code of Rights.

Risks and Safeguarding Adults

Compile a personal and vocational skills audit, and produce a work experience plan, including statement of learning goals, for work experience placement in a healthcare setting.

Safe Care and Cultural Awareness

Apply effective communication skills in team interactions in a healthcare setting.

Acute Care / Practice Care and Administration

Perform care and support tasks and clerical duties and work collaboratively in a care team in a healthcare setting.

Pressure Care and Specific Health Conditions

Work and effectively communicate with people in a health care setting, and identify opportunities for further personal development and associated action plans.