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Level 5 Health and Social Care

Hoople currently offers two Level 5 Health and Social Care apprenticeships:

  • Health and Social Care Leadership and Management (Framework)
  • Healthcare Assistant Practitioner (Standard)

Level 5 Health and Social Care Leadership and Management

This apprenticeship is for those who are already working in health and social care at assistant or deputy manager level and who have not yet achieved a vocational qualification at this level. It is designed to give learners the opportunity to build both managerial and care skills.

A number of areas will be covered, including:

  • the assessment of individual needs
  • planning and review of care programmes
  • procurement and tendering
  • risk management
  • effective governance
  • domiciliary care management

Learners will be working towards a Level 5 City and Guilds Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care (England).

Further detailed information about this apprenticeship is available on the City and Guilds' website.

Level 5 Healthcare Assistant Practitioner 

Assistant Practitioners work as part of the wider health and social care team and have direct contact with patients, service users or clients providing high quality and compassionate care. Assistant Practitioners can be found working in a range of areas, for example within cancer services, physiotherapy, orthopaedics, hospice care and mental health settings.

Assistant Practitioners work at a level above that of Healthcare Support Workers and have a more in-depth understanding about factors that influence health and ill-health (eg anatomy and physiology).

Apprentices undertaking this programme with Hoople will work towards a Level 5 Diploma for Assistant Practitioners in Healthcare.

Further detailed information about this apprenticeship is available on the Government's website.