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.

What is an apprenticeship?

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.

Which Apprenticeships do we offer?

Click to view Institute of Apprenticeships full specification

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

Information and guidance

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.


What you can expect from us

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.


What work will the apprentice be expected to do?

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.


How will the training be completed and where will it take place?

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.


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Care-Academy key features - Content


All of our e-learning content is designed to exceed minimum standards giving you absolute confidence in the quality of training provided to employees. It is written by industry respected Subject Matter Experts and accredited by nationally recognised Awarding Bodies including Skillsfirst, NCFE and City & Guilds.


Learner Guarantee

We guarantee that any learner who completes our learning and assessment will be ‘fit-for-work’ and will meet the learning outcomes applicable to their course or qualification. In the unlikely event of an issue being raised, we will provide access to further training from within our portfolio at no extra cost. This means we share the risk of achieving 100% compliance with you.



We update our content in line with changes to legislation at no cost to you the client. Therefore you can rest assured that our content will always reflect industry best practice.


Structured Learner Pathway

We offer a fully integrated pathway from induction, specialist course and mandatory refresher training through to fully accredited qualifications. This means your learner's can quickly progress from new employee through to qualified worker with the minimum support. This reduces your cost of ongoing support and frees up your training personnel to provide higher value training interventions.