Apprenticeships let you choose from a wide range of careers, gain a recognised qualification and develop professional skills, all whilst earning a salary. At EdgeWorks™, we provide help and support every step of the way on your Apprenticeship journey.
Apprenticeships are nationally recognised qualifications that are valued by employers and provide a great start to your career. We supply two types of Apprenticeship qualification: Level 2 Intermediate and Level 3 Advanced.
The level you start at is dependent on your skills and experience.
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There are over 100,000 employers in the UK who use Apprenticeships to attract new talent
32% of all apprentices that receive a promotion within 12 months of completion
75% of all apprentices reported taking on more responsibility in their job after finishing their programme*
Additional earnings over the course of their careers with an Apprenticeship earn, on average, compared to those without is £100,000**
* Source: National Apprenticeship Service. ** Source: National Careers Service website
EdgeWorks™ believe that providing you with good Information Advice and Guidance supports you to unlock your potential through learning to achieve your goals and aspirations.
A confidential, impartial and objective information and advice service concerning learning opportunities, skills and qualifications,
Career progression and how to access them.
Written information on all courses and opportunities.
Support during your training to assist your learning and personal development.
Advice and services to enable you to study effectively if you have a disability or additional requirement.
Signposting and referrals to other agencies if we are unable to offer the information or advice you require.
A Health and Social Care apprentice will be expected to deal directly with individuals they support, helping them with day to day tasks such as getting dressed, taking them shopping, serving food and changing bedding. They may also be required to provide support to doctors and nurses whilst caring for a patient.
Duties may vary depending on the size of your organisation and the requirements of the business, but they usually include:
Shadowing a support worker.
Carrying out duties which encourage service users independence.
Protect the rights and promote the interests of service users and carers.
Building and maintain the trust and confidence of service users.
Building relationship and maintain the trust and confidence of service users and carers.
Ensuring service users are safe and free from danger or harm.
Provide support for service users activities.
Respect the rights of service users while seeking to ensure that their behaviour does not harm themselves or other people.
Be accountable for the quality of your work and take responsibility for maintaining and improving your knowledge and skills.
All learning and assessment will be delivered via our dedicated learning platform Care Academy.
The Awarding Organisation for qualifications and End Point Assessment is Skillsfirst Awards.