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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 Standard which replaces the previous NVQ Level 2 health and social care framework.

Lead Adult Care Worker Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard 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. 


  • Adult Care Worker Level 2 Apprenticeship

    The Adult Care Worker Level 2 Standard is ideally suited to individuals taking their first steps towards a career in the Health and Social Care Sector.

  • Lead Adult Care Worker Level 3 Apprenticeship

    The Lead Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship Standard will improve your skills, and knowledge further in order to progress your career to a lead/supervisor level in the adult care sector.

  • Care Leadership & Management Higher Level 5 Apprenticeship

    Take your care skills to the next level. Give your career prospects a real boost with training on the job to become a qualified supervisor or care manager. This Apprenticeship can progress your career, your earning capacity and open up a whole new world of exciting possibilities to you.

  • Customer Service Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard

    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 Standard

    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.

  • 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 Apprenticeship Level 3 Standard

    Do you enjoy supporting others in a corporate environment? Are you organised and responsible? Develop the skills you need to become a business administrator with the Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard

  • Business Administration Higher Level 4 Apprenticeship

    Level 4 Business Administration is a higher Apprenticeship aimed at those already in a role with senior administrative or management responsibilities. You may already lead or manage a team, or wish to move on to such a role. It aims to develop knowledge and understanding of complex business functions and activities.

  • Team Leading Intermediate Level 2 Apprenticeship

    Develop the skills you need to become a team leader with the Team Leading Level 2 Apprenticeship.

  • Team Leader / Supervisor Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard

    Ideal for aspiring professionals taking their first step into line management, or for those with some experience of managing a team or project to deliver clearly defined outcomes.

  • Management Higher Level 5 Apprenticeship Standard

    The role of an operations manager is vital for ensuring that a strong reputation is maintained in the marketplace. They are a conduit between different departments providing important feedback and communication. In many cases, they are responsible for ensuring that final products meet strict quality standards set by industry regulation.

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

I completed my Level 2 NVQ in Health and Social Care with Paragon Skills. My tutor was absolutely brilliant. I am now currently doing my Level 3 in Health and Social Care. No question is too big or small or silly, help is always at hand either in person, on the phone and or by emails! I would recommend Paragon skills to anyone and everyone wanting to expand their knowledge in their chosen field.



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.