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What can a health and social care apprenticeship offer you?

Health and social care apprenticeships provide great scope for career progression and enable you to choose the learning pathway that is right for you. You will learn skills and techniques that will provide you with a lifelong vocation and enjoy a career where you provide valuable care for others. 

At Paragon Skills we offer intermediate and advanced level apprenticeships in the health and social care sector including the following:

Adult Care Worker Level 2 Apprenticeship which replaces the previous NVQ Level 2 health and social care framework.

Healthcare Support Worker Level 2 Apprenticeship which replaces the previous NVQ Level 2 health and social care framework.

Lead Adult Care Worker Level 3 Apprenticeship which replaces the previous NVQ Level 3 Health and social care framework. 

Health & Social Care Higher Level 5 Apprenticeship

The need for skilled healthcare workers continues to increase as lifespans are getting longer, and as a result, the opportunities for a rewarding and progressive career in the care sector are on the increase. As a social care apprentice, you will therefore have an excellent choice of career pathways where you can demonstrate your caring skills and develop your health and social care career. 

What do you need to succeed in the health and social care sector?

Roles within this sector provide you with the opportunity to utilise your skills of caring for the unwell, less able or needy. You’ll need to enjoy working with people and have a passion for assisting others who need support. You’ll get the opportunity to work with real people in all areas of the health and social care sector, including hospitals, hospices, residential and care and for individuals in their homes. 

If you are considering health and social care apprenticeships, then possessing the following qualities will be of benefit to you:

  • A caring nature
  • A positive attitude
  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to adapt to changing situations
  • Resourceful and helpful

Apprenticeships in this sector

  • Adult Care Worker Level 2 Apprenticeship
  • Healthcare Support Worker Level 2 Apprenticeship
  • Lead Adult Care Worker Level 3 Apprenticeship
  • Health & Social Care (Adult Pathways) Level 5 Apprenticeship
  • Customer Service Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship

    Are you a good communicator and love helping people? Develop the skills you need to become a Customer Service Assistant. Expand your practical knowledge alongside your customer service and 'people' skills, to excel in this energetic and fast-paced industry.

  • Customer Service Specialist Level 3 Apprenticeship

    The Customer Service Specialist Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard will provide you with an excellent platform to increase your skills, knowledge and experience in a customer-facing environment.

  • Sales Executive Level 4 Apprenticeship

    The Sales Executive Level 4 Apprenticeship Standard will provide you with an excellent platform to increase your skills, knowledge and experience in a sales environment.

  • Business Administration Intermediate Level 2 Apprenticeship

    The level 2 Business Administration Apprenticeship is designed with a variety of administrative roles in mind, including receptionists, junior legal assistants and any role involving supporting the organisation in terms of administration.

  • Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship

    Develop the skills your business needs with the Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard

  • Team Leading Intermediate Level 2 Apprenticeship
  • Team Leader / Supervisor Level 3 Apprenticeship
  • Operations/Departmental Management Higher Level 5 Apprenticeship

I completed my Level 2 Health and Social Care and my tutor was brilliant. I am now working towards my Level 3 in Health and Social Care and would recommend Paragon Skills to anyone wanting to expand their knowledge.

Emma Jayne-Wise

Blue Cedars

Apprenticeships in health and social care are just the beginning…

Apprenticeships teach you the skills that you will need for a long and successful career. Skills in health and social care are essential due to lifespans increasing. Careers in the health and social sector also offer excellent opportunities for career progression. 

Career progressing could include taking a higher-level apprenticeship, working in a hospital, progressing to a manager or supervisor position at a care home.

If you would like to learn more about health and social care apprenticeships and to discuss the options available to you, then contact Paragon Skills today on 0800 783 2545.